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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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Amazon, Stop Hosting Hate

On Monday, November 25, 2019, clergy, activists, labor, and community marched on the Amazon store at Westfield Century City mall calling on Amazon to stop hosting and profiting from companies like Palantir, the invisible backbone of ICE raids and detention. Over ten activists were arrested during a sit-in inside the store. For video of the […]

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We Are CA: 25 Years Beyond Prop 187 Wrap-Up

Over 1,200 members of the Los Angeles labor community came to commemorate the fight against Prop 187 at the We Are CA event on Saturday, November 9! Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for good food, good music, and a great time. Read more about the event at https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-11-09/prop-187-anniversary-commemoration

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AFM Local 47 2019 Holiday Concerts and Events

From holiday concerts to theme-park shows to stage plays, celebrate the season with the sweet sounds of AFM Local 47 musicians! For more information, see https://www.afm47.org/press/union-holiday-concerts/ The Magic Flute w/ LA OperaNov. 16 – Dec. 15, 2019Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles Frozen 2Nov. 21 – Dec. 15, 2019The El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood Six Flags Holiday […]

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