Press Releases

Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on California Adopting a $15 State Minimum Wage

03/28/2016

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 and co-convener of the Campaign to Raise the Wage, regarding California adopting a $15 state minimum wage: “Today’s announcement by Governor Jerry Brown is […]

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Community Members Flood the Streets of Los Angeles to Gather Signatures for Build Better LA

03/26/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699, mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit•org Residents, Workers, and Advocates United to Qualify Initiative for Ballot Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Build Better LA Coalition, which includes labor and affordable housing advocates, kicked-off a volunteer signature collection drive and spoke to hundreds of voters in the City […]

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LA Labor, United Way, & Miguel Contreras Foundation Team-Up to Deliver 500 Easter Baskets to Children of Low-Income and Immigrant Parents

03/23/2016

Media Advisory Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org WHAT: The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, Labor Community Services – a partnership with United Way of Greater Los Angeles and the AFL-CIO, and the Miguel Contreras Foundation are teaming up this year to provide Easter baskets to children throughout Los Angeles County. 500 baskets containing […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on State Assembly, State Senate, Congressional, Judicial, and Supervisorial Elections

03/23/2016

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 labor’s endorsements for State Assembly, State Senate, Congressional, Judicial, and Supervisorial Elections: “Our endorsed candidates support issues that matter to California’s growing economy, […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on State and Local Elections

02/23/2016

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 labor’s endorsements for state and local elections: “Our endorsed candidates support issues that matter to Los Angeles’ growing economy, such as affordable housing, […]

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Over 50 Community Leaders Launch Groundbreaking Campaign to “Build Better LA”

02/18/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699, mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit•org Initiative to Increase Creation of Jobs and Affordable Housing Units Los Angeles, CA – Today, over 50 community leaders attended the launch of Build Better LA, an initiative created by a first-of-its-kind coalition of labor and affordable housing advocates, to ensure that affordable […]

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Más de 50 Líderes Comunitarios Lanzan la Campaña Innovadora para “Construir un Mejor Los Ángeles”

02/18/2016

PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA Contactos: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699, mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit•org Una Iniciativa para Aumentar la Creación de Empleos y Unidades de Vivienda Asequible Los Ángeles, CA – Hoy, más de 50 líderes comunitarios atendieron el lanzamiento de Build Better LA, una iniciativa creada por una coalición primera en su clase por grupos […]

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Groundbreaking Coalition of Labor and Affordable Housing Advocates Launch Campaign to “Build Better LA”

02/17/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699, mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit•org Would Increase Creation of Jobs and Affordable Housing Units Los Angeles, CA – Today, a first-of-its-kind coalition of labor and affordable housing advocates launched Build Better LA, an initiative to ensure that affordable housing and good jobs are part of sustainable development in […]

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Coalición Innovadora de Grupos Laborales y Proponentes de Vivienda Asequible Lanzan Campaña para “Construir un Mejor Los Ángeles”

02/17/2016

PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA Contactos: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699, mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit•org  Aumentaría la Creación de Empleos y Unidades de Vivienda Asequible Los Ángeles, CA – Hoy, una coalición primera en su tipo de grupos laborales y proponentes de vivienda asequible lanzaron Build Better LA, una iniciativa para asegurar que vivienda asequible y buenos empleos […]

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Pasadena City Council Votes for Higher Wage w/Pathway to $15/Hour and Enforcement

02/02/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allison Mannos, LAANE, amannos@laane•org Residents Celebrate As City Joins Cadre of L.A. County Cities Combatting Poverty Pasadena, CA – Joining the ranks of numerous Southern California cities who have raised their wages and fought wage theft, the Pasadena City Council voted unanimously Monday night in favor of a pathway to $15, and […]

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