Press Releases

Proposition JJJ Receives Endorsements From Top Leaders in Diversity Workforce

10/07/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 7, 2016 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699 mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit.org Joins Coalition of Over 70 Community Groups, Nonprofits, and Civic Leaders

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LA Fed Gets a New Look

09/16/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 16, 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 the LA Fed’s new website and refreshed branding: “The LA Fed doesn’t take baby steps, we leap forward to […]

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Build Better LA Coalition Protests Infamous Opponent to Affordable Housing, Geoff Palmer

09/13/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699 mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit.org Protesters Call on Voters to Support Affordable Housing and Labor Standards Ballot Measure, Proposition JJJ Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Build Better LA Coalition, proponents of Proposition JJJ, held a rally with over 75 protesters at the Medici Apartments, owned by […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Transportation Sales Tax Measure

06/23/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 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 the Los Angeles Metro Board’s support for the transportation sales tax measure on the November ballot: “We are proud to have given input […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on United States v. Texas Supreme Court Ruling

06/23/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 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 the United States v. Texas Supreme Court ruling: “Today’s Supreme Court decision blocking President Obama’s executive action on immigration means that the estimated […]

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City Council Approves Affordable Housing and Labor Standards Ballot Measure’s Placement on November Ballot

06/21/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699 mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit•org   Over 100 Residents and Advocates in Support of Measure Attended Meeting Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles City Council voted to approve the Affordable Housing and Labor Standards for General Plan Amendments and Zoning Changes, or Build Better LA, […]

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Affordable Housing and Labor Standards Ballot Measure Qualifies for the Ballot

06/08/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699 mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit•org Los Angeles City Clerk Certifies Nearly 100,000 Signatures Los Angeles, CA – Yesterday, the Los Angeles City Clerk’s office verified nearly 100,000 valid signatures for the Affordable Housing and Labor Standards for General Plan Amendments and Zoning Changes ballot measure. Since March […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on California’s Primary Election

06/07/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 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 labor’s endorsements for California’s primary election: “Our endorsed candidates have a strong record in fighting for the rights of all workers, regardless of […]

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Nearly 100,000 Signatures for Affordable Housing and Labor Standards Ballot Measure Delivered to LA City Clerk for Approval

05/16/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699 mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit•org Coalition of Labor and Affordable Housing Advocates Surpass 62,000 Needed to Qualify Los Angeles, CA – Today, a coalition of labor and affordable housing advocates delivered petitions signed by nearly 100,000 City of Los Angeles residents who support the Build Better LA initiative […]

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Commercial Buildings Across the State Could Be Affected by Potential Strike of 20,000 Janitors Against Unfair Labor Practices

04/28/2016

Media Advisory Contact: Refugio Mata, 805-428-4075, refugio•mata@seiu-usww•org Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org ***MEDIA ADVISORY FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 28*** SEIU United Service Workers West Will Decide If and When a Strike is Necessary WHAT: Press conference announcing broad labor support for janitors ready to strike against unfair labor practices. Days before a potential strike against unfair practices, […]

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