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No Supreme Court Case Can Stop Us!

In the wake of a ruling by Trump’s Supreme Court for the plaintiffs in Janus v. AFSCME, hundreds of workers who keep our Los Angeles communities running, along with community and faith leaders and LA residents, stood together at LA City Hall in a show of unparalleled solidarity and commitment to their unions. California leads […]

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A Call to End Gender Pay Bias in the Entertainment Industry

A just-released study commissioned by IATSE Local 871 with Working Ideal shows that there is a huge wage gap for historically female-majority crafts including Production Coordinators, Assistant Production Coordinators, Art Department Coordinators, and Script Supervisors, that needs to be brought to the attention of those in positions of power. While these positions are central to […]

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A Victory for Working Families

This week was a great victory for working families and our movement. Thanks to all our volunteers, who knocked on thousands of doors and spoke to voters across Los Angeles, we elected pro-worker candidates and created the first-ever labor majority on the Long Beach School Board. Congratulations to all our other endorsed candidates, who made […]

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Shatter the Silence

Forcing survivors to stay silent emboldens lawbreakers and violators. It makes it possible for workplace cultures of harassment, abuse, and exploitation to continue and harm workers. #MeToo and many movements like it have shown the world what women have known all along: in order to make workplaces safer and just for us all, our voices […]

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Farm Workers Need Your Help to Stop Goodlatte’s Nightmare Immigration Bill!

The House of Representatives last week voted down a bad Farm Bill. That seems like good news. But it’s not over. The House leadership is discussing a complicated deal that involves combining a revised Farm Bill and terribly anti-immigrant, anti-worker immigration legislation introduced by Rep. Goodlatte. One of the things we give thanks for living […]

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An Organizing Victory!

Congratulations to the participants of the LA Fed Organizing Drive, who in eight days signed up over 1,000 union members! And congratulations to all of the newly joining or recommitting members of the Building Trades and the Engineers and Architects Association/IBEW 11!

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Congratulations to Our Organizing Institute Graduates!

A BIG congratulations to the graduates of our May Organizing Institute! Our graduates learned one-on-one communication and how to move their co-workers to action. They are now working on recruiting and recommitting hundreds of union members across Los Angeles.

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Nearly 5,000 Marched in the Streets of Los Angeles

This week, nearly 5,000 workers, immigrants, and families turned out in full force for May Day, to let this hateful Administration know that despite its best efforts to demoralize, isolate, and destroy us, we will fight back and defend our rights. Check out some of the highlights below: Los Angeles Times: May Day protesters march […]

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Video Contest With a $5,000 Cash Prize!

The UAW recently launched a video contest to get people to start thinking about the value of buying goods manufactured in their communities. Part of its BuildBuyUSA campaign, the “Make it in the USA” video contest invites participants to create videos that focus on the value of manufacturing and buying products domestically. The top videos […]

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Landmark Win for Low-Wage AFSCME Members

The workers at the iconic Westside cultural center, the nonprofit Museum of Tolerance, have succeeded in reaching a landmark first contract with management, ratified in the last few days by a vote of more than 80 percent! The Museum’s curriculum teaches social justice values and highlights the struggles of Dr. Martin Luther King and Cesar […]

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