Press Releases

ICE Is a Rogue Agency Striking Fear in the Heart of Los Angeles

06/15/2018

***On Behalf of the Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 15, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Jorge-Mario Cabrera, (562) 243-5559, jmcabrera@chirla.org ICE roundups separate more families in questionable sweeps that often leave behind destroyed families and need for transparency of rogue agency. Los Angeles, CA — The Los Angeles […]

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Postal Customers Asked to Donate Non-Perishable Food to Largest Single National Letter Carrier Food Drive on Saturday, May 12, 2018

05/11/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Friday, May 11, 2018 Contact: Larry Brown, NALC Br. 24 President (or leave message with Recording Sec’y Anita Guzik), 213-483-7811/626-444-7811 26th ANNUAL NATIONAL FOOD DRIVE SET FOR SATURDAY MAY 12: On the second Saturday in May of each year, we take time out to help those less fortunate than ourselves by participating […]

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Media Advisory for May 10: National Food Drive Kick-Off

05/08/2018

Media Advisory for Thursday, May 10, 2018 Contact: Larry Brown, NALC Br. 24 President (or leave message with Recording Sec’y Anita Guzik), 213-483 7811/626-444 7811 On Thursday May 10, 2018, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) and the United States Postal Service will kick off the 26th National Food Drive in the Los Angeles […]

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For Immediate Release: Edward James Olmos launches ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive

05/07/2018

***On Behalf of the National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 2462*** Who: Actor / Producer Edward James Olmos Actress Alison Arngrim U.S. Postal Service (USPS) National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) AFL-CIO Janet Marinaccio, CEO, MEND – Meet Each Need with Dignity Rusty Hicks, President of Los Angeles County Federation of Labor What: 26th Anniversary Stamp Out […]

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May Day Marchers Bring a Message of Unity, Perseverance and Hope, Telling a Hateful Administration That “Together, We Fight Back!”

05/01/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Contacts: Gabriella Landeros, gabriella@thelafed.org, (323) 406-3270 Jorge-Mario Cabrera, jmcabrera@chirla.org, (562) 243-5559 Los Angeles, CA – Nearly 5,000 workers, immigrants and families are turning out in force today, May Day, to let a hateful Administration know that despite its best efforts to demoralize, isolate and destroy us, “Together, We Fight Back!” […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Workers’ Memorial Day

04/27/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 27, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org  Los Angeles, CA – The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, regarding tomorrow’s Workers’ Memorial Day: “Every year on Workers’ Memorial Day (April 28), working people gather to commemorate our sisters and brothers who […]

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May Day Coalition in Los Angeles Wants You to Know: “Together We Fight Back”

04/12/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 12, 2018 Contacts: Gabriella Landeros, gabriella@thelafed.org, (323) 406-3270 Jorge-Mario Cabrera, jmcabrera@chirla.org, (562) 243-5559 May 1st march and rally demands protection for all workers, calls on ICE to stop family separations and raids, and urges all Angelenos to get involved. Los Angeles, CA – The May Day Coalition of Los Angeles […]

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“Together We Fight Back” Is the May Day Call to Action and a Reminder Much Work Is Ahead

04/06/2018

***ON BEHALF OF THE MAY DAY COALITION OF LOS ANGELES*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 6, 2018 Contacts: Gabriella Landeros, gabriella@thelafed.org, (323) 406-3270 Jorge-Mario Cabrera, jmcabrera@chirla.org, (562) 243-5559 More than 50 organizations in Los Angeles coordinate May 1st march and rally demanding protection for all workers, stop family separations by ICE, and mobilizing people to vote. Los […]

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

03/29/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 29, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org After 12-Week Program, Graduates Are Placed in Union Apprenticeships Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor graduated its fourth cohort class of 23 formerly incarcerated individuals from the Second Chance Pre-Apprenticeship Bootcamp. The Bootcamp is a joint undertaking […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Trump’s Visit to California

03/13/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Los Angeles, CA – The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, in response to President Trump’s first visit to California: “Just a week after attacking the values that make up California, and […]

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