Press Releases

Los Angeles Workforce Intermediary Partnership Program Highlighted in New Report

11/15/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14 ,2017 Contact: Emmelle Israel, 702-302-3189, eisrael@aflcio.org Andrew Cohen, 818-419-0064, acohen@unitehere11.org Report from national labor groups released to promote innovative apprenticeship programs in honor of National Apprenticeship Week – Report available here Los Angeles, CA – As National Apprenticeship Week kicks off, a new report from the Working for America Institute […]

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Dozens of Local Residents Protested Congressman Steve Knight’s Legislative Agenda

11/02/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Los Angeles, CA – Today, dozens of local residents held a rally to protest Congressman Steve Knight’s legislative agenda. Specifically, the Republican budget and tax plan that would put a bigger burden on working families, his stance on immigration that prevents fewer from […]

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Disaster Survivors Under Threat from Trump Administration Want Rep. Royce to Help Save TPS

10/27/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release: 10/26/2017 Contact: Andrew Cohen, 818-419-0064, acohen@unitehere11.org Violence mars peaceful protest by hundreds of janitors and housekeepers hoping to avoid deportation to disaster-ravaged countries Los Angeles, CA – A caravan of several hundred immigrants and allies traveled from MacArthur Park to the congressional district office of GOP Congressman Ed Royce this […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Labor’s Endorsements of Maria Elena Durazo and Wendy Carrillo

10/17/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Los Angeles, CA – The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, following the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s endorsements of Maria Elena Durazo for State Senate District 24 and Wendy […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Repeal of DACA

09/05/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Los Angeles, CA – The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, following President Trump’s repeal of DACA: “On December 8, 2016, President Trump said: ‘We’re going to work something out that’s […]

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Third Cohort of Formerly Incarcerated Graduated From Labor’s Second Chance Pre-Apprenticeship Bootcamp

08/30/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Contacts: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Cheryl Bonacci, 213-955-5885, cbonacci@antirecidivism.org After 12-Week Program, Graduates Are Placed in Union Apprenticeships Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor graduated its third cohort class of 24 formerly incarcerated individuals, including the first three women, from the Second […]

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Labor 411, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor Partner for Union Night at Dodger Stadium

08/07/2017

FOR IMMEDATE RELEASE Friday, August 4, 2017 Contact: Evan Henerson, 818-884-8966 ext 1102 evan@sendersgroup.com Labor 411, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor Partner for Union Night at Dodger Stadium Evening to Recognize Anti-Recidivism Second Chance Pre-Apprenticeship Bootcamp Los Angeles – As the battle for the National League pennant heats up, Labor 411 and the Los […]

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Second Cohort of Formerly Incarcerated Graduated From Labor’s Second Chance Pre-Apprenticeship Bootcamp

05/31/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Contacts: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Cheryl Bonacci, 213-955-5885, cbonacci@antirecidivism.org After 12-Week Program, Graduates Are Placed in Union Apprenticeships Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor graduated its second cohort class of 27 formerly incarcerated individuals from the Los Angeles Reentry Workforce Collaborative. The […]

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City of L.A. Takes Major Step to Disclose Border Wall Contractors

05/12/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 11, 2017 Contacts: Gabriella Landeros, LA Fed, 213-446-8801, gabriella@thelafed.org Adan Alvarez, LAANE, 323-404-5939, aalvarez@laane.org Councilmember Gil Cedillo to Introduce Motion for Transparency Regarding Bids for Contracts to Build Controversial Wall LOS ANGELES, CA – This morning, Councilmember Gil Cedillo announced today at a press conference outside City Hall, a motion […]

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Los Angeles Marches on May 1 in Resistance, Unity, Determination

05/02/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 1, 2017 Contacts: Gabriella Landeros, LA Fed, 213-446-8801, gabriella@thelafed.org Jorge-Mario Cabrera, CHIRLA, 562-243-5559, jmcabrera@chirla.org 30,000 Took the Streets to Counteract Policies and Rhetoric That Threaten Families, Communities, and Nation’s Values Los Angeles, CA – The May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, a network of more than 100 organizations, held one […]

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