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The Stakes Are High in This One

On Tuesday, May 16, we have an incredibly important election for LA City Council and LAUSD Board. Now more than ever, we need your help to re-elect Gil Cedillo and Steve Zimmer and elect Monica Rodriguez and Imelda Padilla. Our communities and public education are at stake, and we believe these leaders are the best […]

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Our Work Has Only Just Begun

This week, because of you and the work of more than a hundred participating organizations in the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, nearly 50,000 poured out into the streets of Los Angeles. Together, we made an important stand for progress – not just for our city, but for our state and our country. Our […]

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In Memoriam

This week, we lost one of our most generous and kindest labor sisters. Leslie Gersicoff lived a life dedicated to helping others – whether it was one of those strong hugs or going above and beyond her call of duty, she never turned down an opportunity to help others before herself. Leslie’s drive to always […]

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Help Us Fight Hunger!

During the summer months, free and reduced school lunch programs are not readily available to the children who need them the most. Join us as we help sort food collected from the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. We set a national record last year with more than 1.5 million pounds of food collected and […]

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Why We Must Organize to Rebuild The American Dream

Check out this published Op-Ed in Medium by Ron Herrera, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 396. The focus of the piece is on why we must stand in solidarity with immigrant families in their communities and in their workplaces as they organize to improve their lives. Click here for the English version and here for the […]

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FAILED.

On behalf of the Los Angeles Labor Movement, HUGE congratulations to everyone who took part in protecting our healthcare. Every rally you took part in, every call to your representative, and every conversation you had made a difference and impacted the lives of millions of Americans. This significant victory shows the power of working people […]

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Two Santa Monica Hotels Win Union Recognition

Last week, workers from the Courtyard Marriott Santa Monica and the Hampton Inn Santa Monica won union recognition and will be represented by UNITE HERE Local 11. Each hotel has 35 workers who will join the union. The hotel management, the union, and the Hospitality Training Academy (HTA) also had a breakthrough success on local […]

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Cesar Chavez Resist Trump Thunderclap

Thousands of farm workers will lead the resistance to Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant policies by staging marches organized by the United Farm Workers around Cesar Chavez’s March 31 birthday in at least 10 rural communities—most of which backed Trump—across CA, TX and WA. Many will be marching against the Trump immigration agenda carrying “We Feed You” […]

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Workers Rights’ Are on the Line!

Right now, Congress is working on the most extreme union-busting bills we’ve seen yet. These attacks focus on official time, one of the core union rights that federal working people use to help employees get fair representation and work with management to provide the best service possible to the American public. Anti-government employee lawmakers are […]

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Injustice Not Tolerated

Last year, SAG-AFTRA successfully organized the first Spanish language radio station in Los Angeles. But since then, management has stalled negotiations and has also taken steps to remove workers who were very vocal during this organizing effort. They refuse to continue bargaining and have taken egregious steps—even going so far as to fire workers under […]

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