Press Releases

Los Angeles Labor Movement Mourns the Loss of Labor Leader Mike Garcia

03/28/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 27, 2017 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, 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 on the passing of former SEIU United Service Workers-West (USWW) president Mike Garcia: “The Los Angeles Labor Movement lost one […]

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Los Angeles to Respond, Resist on May Day

03/22/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Contacts: Gabriella Landeros, LA Fed 213-446-8801, gabriella@thelafed.org Jorge-Mario Cabrera, CHIRLA, (562) 243-5559, jmcabrera@chirla.org Elizabeth Strater, SEIU-USWW, (818) 213-8115, elizabeth.strater@seiu-usww.org Organizers expect 100,000 people will take to the streets to counteract policies and rhetoric that threaten families, communities, and nation’s values. Los Angeles, CA – The May Day Coalition of […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on No on Measure S Victory  

03/08/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, 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 and convener of the Build Better LA Coalition, regarding tonight’s No on Measure S victory: “Today’s defeat of Measure S […]

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MEASURE S IS A FIVE-ALARM FIRE

03/04/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 3, 2017 No on S Contacts: Josh Joy Kamensky – joshkamensky@gmail.com – 323 326 7438 Marie Condron – mlcondron@gmail.com – 213 925 9605 Gabriella Landeros – gabriella@thelafed.org – 213 446 8801 SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS Facebook: facebook.com/SayNoToMeasureS, facebook.com/lafedaction Twitter: @SayNoToMeasureS, @lafedaction Photos available upon request MEASURE S IS A FIVE-ALARM FIRE […]

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Workers Across Los Angeles Proclaim That Measure S Is Bad for Local Jobs

02/09/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 9, 2017 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@thelafed.org Anne-Marie Otey, 310-497-1554, amotey@laocbuildingtrades.org Stops the Progress of Affordable Homes and Good Jobs LA Voted for Last November Los Angeles, CA – Today, members of the Build Better LA Coalition who fought to pass Proposition JJJ in November, joined local apprentices just starting […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on President Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration

01/25/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, 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 executive orders on immigration: “President Trump’s dark deportation scheme has moved from cynical campaign tactic to an […]

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U.S. Senator Kamala Harris Addresses California Workers at MLK LA Labor Breakfast

01/16/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, January 14, 2017 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Honors the First Graduating Class of the LA Fed’s Second Chance Pre-Apprenticeship Boot Camp Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Labor Breakfast to honor its first 20 graduates […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on President-Elect Trump’s Proposed Next Steps on Immigration

11/14/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 14, 2016 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.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, regarding President-Elect Trump’s proposed next steps on immigration: “Candidate Trump verbally assaulted immigrants with both insults and threats. Now, President-Elect […]

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LA Labor Called for an End of Deportation for Undocumented Soldiers

11/11/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, November 11, 2016 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Los Angeles, CA – Today, over 150 veterans, community members, elected leaders, and members of Congress attended the LA Fed’s Annual Veterans Day Breakfast to honor those who have served our country. During the Breakfast, the Los Angeles Labor Movement called for the […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on LA’s Landmark Victories

11/10/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.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 and convener of the Build Better LA Coalition, regarding tonight’s victories:

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