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Since COVID-19 Began, Los Angeles Labor Has Won…

Thank you to our elected officials who have worked with us to pass policies protecting workers: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council under the leadership of Council President Nury Martinez, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors with policies championed by Supervisors Mark Ridley Thomas, Janice Hahn, Hilda Solis, and Sheila Kuehl, as […]

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May 2020: Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

This month, we celebrate AAPI labor leaders from past and present that have made waves in the movement for worker justice. Ai-jen Poo is a labor activist. She started organizing domestic workers in 1996 and helped found Domestic Workers United. She is the co-founder and Executive Director of National Domestic Workers Alliance since 2010, working […]

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ACTION ALERT: Calls to City Council TODAY

The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO has joined the Healthy LA Coalition. We need everyone to make calls to City Council members TODAY. Click this link for information and instructions to take action. Our communities need emergency relief immediately. The COVID-19 outbreak is not only threatening the health and well-being of Angelenos, but […]

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Celebrating Black History Month 2020

The intersection of civil rights and the labor movement is undeniable. This Black History Month, we celebrated Black activists, organizers, and leaders.

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1000 Strong: Curtis Scott

Curtis Scott is an Administrative Clerk for the City of Los Angeles Sanitation Department. But not long ago, he was homeless. Curtis gave up everything to take care of his ailing mother in her time of need. She had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and told she needed to be placed into a care facility, as […]

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LA Labor Celebrates Legacy of MLK

On Saturday, January 18, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor held our annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration bringing together over 1,100 labor, community, clergy, business and elected leaders. Congressmember Karen Bass introduced our keynote speaker Senator of California Kamala Harris, long time labor champion and civil rights advocate.   “California labor, Los […]

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From Labor to Legislator, California Stands with Striking ASARCO Workers

On Saturday, January 11, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), California Senator Maria Elena Durazo (SD-24), and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor held a day of solidarity joining hundreds of workers from across Los Angeles and Arizona, delivering supplies and highlighting the fight of striking ASARCO workers in Arizona and […]

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L.A. Unions Held Día de Los Reyes Celebration at the Border for Families of Deported Veterans

The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor gave toys and other donations to deported veterans and their families in Tijuana, Mexico on a religious holiday known as Three Kings Day. On Sunday, January 5, 2020, a delegation of union members led by the LA Fed traveled to Tijuana, Mexico bringing toys, food, donations, and support […]

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LA UNIONS CONDEMN LAWSUIT BY POSTMATES & UBER, COMMIT TO PROTECT AB5 LAW

Statement by Los Angeles County Federation of Labor President Ron Herrera AB5 is a historic legislation addressing the growing problem of misclassification and wage theft by wealthy corporations who pay substandard wages and no social security benefits for employees. But instead of following the law and helping their workers, gig corporations have spent tens of […]

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Union Members Repair Shelter for Migrant Families in Tijuana

A delegation made up of Roofers Local 36, the LA Fed, and St. John’s traveled down to Tijuana, on Saturday, December 14 assisting migrant families seeking shelter at Templo Embajadores de Jesus, one of the biggest family shelters in Tijuana.  “Due to severe rainfall, the conditions of the shelters were not good. We were able to put […]

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