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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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Women’s March Los Angeles

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. […]

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“America’s Nelson Mandela” of Our Time Joins MLK Labor Breakfast

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 […]

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Marching for Justice

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 […]

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