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LA Times Journalists Vote to Unionize!

Votes have been tallied by the National Labor Relations Board, and for the first time in the paper’s 136-year history, the Los Angeles Times is a unionized newsroom! Workers voted overwhelmingly 248-44 to be represented by the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America. Congratulations to the journalists and Organizing Committee, who have worked tirelessly on this effort […]

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Labor Stands Against 7-Eleven ICE Raids

The Los Angeles Labor Movement is proud to stand with all workers, regardless of race, background, or citizenship status. News reports of nationwide immigration enforcement raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers at more than one hundred 7-Eleven stores, including some in Southern California, is troubling and not conducive to our beliefs of inclusivity, justice, […]

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No Room for White Supremacists in California

A BIG congratulations to our sisters and brothers in the Southeast who prevented white supremacist groups from putting a measure on the Cudahy ballot that would have bankrupt the city for trying to protect immigrant families. The labor and community coalition knocked on doors, made phone calls, came out to community events, and helped activate […]

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Workers Stand With LA Times Journalists

Workers across Los Angeles stand with the L.A. Times Guild, as journalists voted for a collective voice on the job last week. Best of luck to these workers on this historic moment for the Los Angeles Times newsroom! Votes will be tallied on January 19. #UnionYes

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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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This Labor Day, Pledge to Create Lasting Change

  By Rusty Hicks, Executive Secretary-Treasurer For many of us, Labor Day marks the end of summer, family vacations, and long days by the pool. While often regarded as a day for one last barbecue, remember what Monday is really about – a time to reflect and celebrate the contributions of hardworking women and men, […]

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