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Labor Resilience – 100 Strong

Neighbors rising to the occasion make up 90% of rescues. Organized communities respond faster and recover sooner—and no one’s organized like organized labor. That’s why the LA Fed has formed a partnership with the American Red Cross to inventory labor’s skills and resources and train 100 union members by the end of 2018. Want to […]

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Standing with Students, Parents & UTLA Strike-Ready Teachers

With 1 voice representatives for 800,000 workers from 300 local unions in the LA County Federation of Labor unanimously voted to sanction a potential strike by Los Angeles Unified School District teachers represented by United Teachers Los Angeles. Votes were cast and counted on October 4, 2018. UTLA is taking collective action to invest in students, reduce […]

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4.5 Weeks Left

With 32 days left until Election Day, now’s the time to roll up our sleeves and elect Katie Hill. The working families of the 25th Congressional District deserve a champion in the House of Representatives. Let’s show the haters what it means to be #UnionStrong at the ballot box! Volunteer shifts are available every weekend, […]

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Continuing Our Fight For TPS Workers

Our Sister and Brother Teamsters joined their 3-day #PortStrike fight over an independent contractor labor dispute with the fight for TPS immigrant workers who are set to lose their ability to work and protection from deportation because of the White House’s decision to end the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program. Members from dozens of unions […]

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Fighting a Billion Dollar Corporation and Winning!

There are 357 Rite Aid stores across Southern California. The 5,900 men and women who work at them chose to form a strong union with UFCW. And they also chose to fight for fair wages, continuous healthcare coverage for workers and retirees, and consistent scheduling so no one’s hours would be cut, or lose the […]

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Huge Win for Sanitation Workers!

Congratulations to our Brothers and Sisters at Republic Services in LA County who, by a margin of more than 70 percent, voted to ratify a strong contract that will provide them with fair wages, benefits, and pension contributions. This contract will continue lifting industry standards to ensure a bright future for Local 396 sanitation members.

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Victory for Musicians!

Musicians and the entertainment industry are celebrating a major victory with the update to California’s Film & Television Tax Credit Program that for the first time includes meaningful support for music-scoring jobs. The state budget signed by Governor Jerry Brown gives the California Film Commission authority to create regulations that will have a significant impact […]

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Telemundo’s First Contract!

Telemundo’s Spanish-language performers now have a first ever contract! The contract marks a breakthrough after fifteen months of negotiations that followed a vote by Telemundo performers to unionize on March 8, 2017. For the first time, they will have residuals, health and pension contributions and minimum rates – the type of benefits that their English-language […]

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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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All Hands on Deck

Unions across Los Angeles are bracing for a long awaited decision from the Supreme Court on Janus v. AFSCME. If the Court sides with the plaintiffs, unions in the public sector – representing firefighters, sanitation workers, nurses, teachers, and more – may no longer collect fair share contributions for the collective bargaining work they do […]

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