Press Releases

LA Fed Swore-In Most Diverse Board in 133-Year History at Workers’ Congress

03/13/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Randy “Ironstache” Bryce Among Others Addressed Role of Los Angeles in Moving Country’s Progressive Agenda Forward Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO hosted its first Workers’ Congress in four years that included 1,000 union members from […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Trump Administration Attacking California’s Sanctuary Laws

03/06/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Trump Administration Attacking California’s Sanctuary Laws Los Angeles, CA – The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, following tonight’s announcement by the Trump administration to file a […]

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Hundreds of Los Angeles Workers and Allies Protest Efforts by Billionaires, CEOs to Use Supreme Court to Further Rig the System Against Working Families

02/27/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 26, 2018 Contact: Coral Itzcalli, SEIU Local 721, (213) 321-7332 Gabriella Landeros, LA County Federation of Labor, 323-406-3270 In an Unprecedented Show of Force, Workers, Community Supporters, and Elected Officials Rallied at LAC+USC Medical Center Today, Pledging to Stick Together in Unions and Vowing to Fight Back Against Anti-Worker Legislation at All Levels Regardless of Janus […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Janus v. AFSCME Oral Arguments

02/27/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 26, 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, following today’s oral arguments of Janus v. AFSCME and National Day of Action in Los Angeles: “While anti-worker extremists are seeking to divide working people and the […]

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ICE Targets 6th Largest Economy in the World While Fostering Insecurity

02/21/2018

***On Behalf of the Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Jorge-Mario Cabrera, (562) 243-5559, jmcabrera@chirla.org ICE blatantly tries to bully California, arresting immigrants and workers and hurting local economies through senseless I-9 audits. Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response […]

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Plenty of Heartache on Valentine’s Day Courtesy of ICE

02/15/2018

***On Behalf of the Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network***  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, January 20, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Jorge-Mario Cabrera, (562) 243-5559, jmcabrera@chirla.org   Reports of arrests by ICE officers throughout Southern California this week a reminder ICE is a rogue agency using questionable tactics.  Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Raids […]

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Faith Evans Opens up Annual MLK LA Labor Breakfast 

01/20/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, January 20, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Labor Breakfast that drew in a crowd of over 1,000 community leaders, labor leaders, and elected officials. Multi-platinum Grammy Award winning recording […]

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Los Angeles Community Keeps ICE from Conducting Business as Usual

01/16/2018

***On Behalf of the Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network***  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Jorge-Mario Cabrera, (562) 243-5559, jmcabrera@chirla.org More than 50 community members rally outside 7-Eleven store in Koreatown denouncing ICE enforcement tactics. Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network (RRRN) announced today it had successfully […]

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Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network Urges Immigrant Families to Seek Help

01/11/2018

***On Behalf of the Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network***  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January  11, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Jorge-Mario Cabrera, (562) 243-5559, jmcabrera@chirla.org Network expresses deep concerns over news reports of ICE raids at 7-Eleven stores which netted more than 21 arrests of immigrant workers. Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Raids Rapid […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Wendy Carrillo Victory

12/06/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 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 tonight’s victory of Wendy Carrillo, Assemblywoman-elect for State Assembly District 51: “After speaking with nearly 15,000 working families in […]

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