Press Releases

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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For First Time in Nearly a Decade, All May Day Marches Called for Unity

04/26/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Contacts: Gabriella Landeros, LA Fed/May Day Coalition, 213-446-8801, gabriella@thelafed.org Jorge-Mario Cabrera, CHIRLA/May Day Coalition, 562-243-5559, jmcabrera@chirla.org Raul Murillo, Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition, 213-999-4701, raulmu@hermandad.com At Least 100,000 Will Take the Streets of Los Angeles on May 1 Los Angeles, CA – Today, for the first time in […]

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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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