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Telemundo, First Spanish Network to Be Unionized! #sagaftraunidos

Big congratulations to SAG-AFTRA! In a historic election, Telemundo telenovela performers have voted to join the union. It will impact Spanish-speaking actors in the United States for years to come. With a final vote of 91 -21, it marks the first time in 65 years that a group of actors at a major television network […]

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You Did It, LA!

This week, LA voted and decisively defeated Measure S, confirming that Angelenos want the affordable housing they voted for in November. Thank you for your support, partnership, action, and passion in this campaign for a better LA. While we still have a lot of work to do to ensure LA continues to be an inclusive […]

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Follow Governor Brown’s Lead and Help Us Get Out the Vote!

Last week, Governor Jerry Brown came out in opposition to Measure S. Now, we know it’s not normal for a state politician to involve himself in local elections, but the housing ban Measure S poses such a threat to Los Angeles that Governor Brown is making an exception. Measure S would also reverse Proposition JJJ […]

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IAM Reaches Agreement with Alaska Airlines

Last week, we told you about the contract negotiations between the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and Alaska Airlines. Days later, they reached a transitional agreement that will provide improvements to the working conditions and benefits for Clerical, Office and Passenger Service (COPS) employees. This agreement spells out how Virgin America employees […]

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Union-Made, Union-Owned Carwash!

This week, 17 carwash workers opened the first Union Worker-Owned Cooperative Carwash in Los Angeles! The carwasheros took ownership when the previous owner abandoned her business in the middle of the night, leaving behind unpaid bills and the workers to fend for themselves. In 2012, Vermont Gage Carwash, LLC made history by becoming the first […]

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Your Guide to Voting No on Measure S

  Many of you have received vote by mail ballots, and believe us, we know how confusing they can look. So let’s make it simple: too much is at stake for our city and our neighbors to get this wrong. Go get your ballot and a pen and follow these steps. This will take less […]

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Measure S Stops the Progress LA Voted for Last November

This week, members of the Build Better LA Coalition who fought to pass Proposition JJJ in November, joined local apprentices just starting their careers to announce the detrimental impact Measure S would have on jobs and wages if it passes. Click here to read highlights from the press conference. LA can’t afford to lose 12,000 […]

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2017: Healthcare at the Crossroads

Healthcare in America is at a critical crossroads under the Trump Administration. We need to protect, improve, and expand on the healthcare gains we have made. But we can’t stop there. We must finish the job and ensure that everyone has the healthcare they need. Labor United for Universal Healthcare and Campaign for a Healthy […]

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Stop Anti-Worker CEO From Becoming Trump’s Labor Secretary!

Andy Puzder’s confirmation hearing for Labor Secretary has been delayed again, and today the AFL-CIO is calling for a national call-in action today to oppose his nomination. Click here to join & share the AFL-CIO action today Let’s keep up the pressure on our senators. Use #NotOurLaborSecretary to be loud and clear that Puzder would […]

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Trump Doesn’t Stand a Chance in LA

Sisters and Brothers – Watching Donald Trump get sworn in today was a punch to the gut. In November, we rejected Trump and his biggest LA donor’s campaign against affordable housing in LA. Now we’re facing a rollback on progress. Trump’s first order of business will be to kill the Affordable Care Act and cancel […]

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