On Saturday, January 21, thousands will march for human rights, civil liberties, and compassion for our shared humanity. Together, we recognize that our diverse communities are the very fabric of our country. The mission of the Women’s March is to stand together, recognizing that defending the most marginalized among us is defending all of us. […]
Next Saturday, January 14, we will hear from one of the greatest civil rights leaders of our time at the LA Fed’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Labor Breakfast. Known as “America’s Nelson Mandela,” Bryan Stevenson has dedicated his career to helping the poor, the incarcerated, and the condemned. Mr. Stevenson is a widely […]
Join us on Monday, January 16, for the annual Kingdom Day Parade as we honor and commemorate the legacy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. left behind. The basic freedoms we enjoy today are because of his tireless efforts in organizing communities of all backgrounds, races, and religions. Now more than ever, it’s up to us […]
Sisters and Brothers – On behalf of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season and look forward to the New Year, where we’ll have more battles to win. While we have a lot of work ahead of us, I look back at the hard-earned victories […]
With the holiday shopping season upon us, El Super workers need their supporters to renew their commitment to boycott El Super!
As we close the year, thousands of families will have to decide whether to buy food, pay rent, or keep the heat on in their homes during the winter nights. Without our help, many of our Sisters and Brothers will be unable to afford a meal or holiday presents for their children.
This week, over 3,000 workers ranging from airport and fast-food employees to homecare, higher education, and childcare workers across Los Angeles took part in the nationwide Fight for $15 day of action to demand $15 an hour and union rights. The workers waged their most disruptive protests yet to show they will not back down […]
Sisters and Brothers – On behalf of the Los Angeles Labor Movement, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for another year of hard-earned victories, and we give special thanks to our incredible coalition partners and activists who came together to pass Proposition JJJ on November 8. With our collective work, thousands of […]
In light of the questions our community has had around immigration following the emergence of President-Elect Trump, the National Immigration Law Center created this FAQ sheet about DACA:
Hundreds of skilled trade workers represented by the Teamsters across UCLA and UC San Diego went on strike this week. The skilled trades workers were striking over the University’s refusal to negotiate over back wages and the UC’s numerous violations of state labor law. The workers are paid below prevailing wage by as much as […]