Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources & Information

UPDATE: A community resource list for Los Angeles with real-time updates can be found here.

The current situation with the Coronavirus has hit Los Angeles, leaving many in our community concerned and confused. As announcements stream in about emergency procedures and canceled events, we assure you that the Los Angeles Labor Movement is working around the clock to ensure our members are protected.  

Last week, Governor Newsom issued an executive order on the Coronavirus that includes waiving the one-week waiting period for unemployment and disability insurance. Read the Governor’s entire response here. 

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has also issued new orders to protect resident Angelenos from the spread of the coronavirus including new procedures regarding the use of public meeting places and Los Angeles City Hall. Read the Mayor’s entire response here.

With over 4,500 UTLA members volunteering, LAUSD has opened 60 Grab & Go Food Centers throughout Los Angeles. Click here to find a location near you. 

We will continue to update our affiliates and their members as the situation progresses.  In the meantime, we encourage everyone to be safe and use the utmost precautions to protect yourself and others.

Below, is a list of useful resources highlighting information and precautionary measures for your reference.


AFL-CIO Resources

California sick days laws in regards to the Coronavirus

California Employment Development Department Coronavirus Resources 

Cal/OSHA Guidance on Requirements to Protect Workers from Coronavirus

Los Angeles County Resource Page

California Nurses Association News Updates

The California Labor and Workforce Development Agency