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Electric Bus Manufacturer BYD Signs First Agreement With Labor

Congratulations to BYD Coach & Bus (Build Your Dreams), the largest electric vehicle company in the world, and the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers Union (SMART) Local 105 for formally signing the first collective bargaining agreement in the electric bus industry in the United States! The signing ceremony represented the […]

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Alliance Teachers Speak Up

For the past three years, educators at Alliance College Ready Public Schools, the largest charter chain in Los Angeles, have been organizing a union to be able to advocate for their students and their profession. This week, we sent a message to CEO Dan Katzier and the Alliance Board of Directors to stop their anti-union […]

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Together, We Win

On February 26, as the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments in the case of Janus v. AFSCME, hundreds of union workers and community allies rallied at LAC+USC Medical Center in Boyle Heights to send a clear message that we will remain united despite any Supreme Court decision. The women and men who keep our […]

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Resisting ICE in the San Gabriel Valley

The Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network, a collaborative effort to protect, defend, and serve immigrant communities, deployed legal observers, organizers, and immigrant rights advocates this week to businesses in the San Gabriel Valley targeted by ICE recently. ICE endangers the safety of all communities and threatens to leave many families at risk of suffering […]

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United with Overhill Farms Packinghouse Workers!

This week, the LA Labor Movement made up of 800,000 workers proudly announced its solidarity with Overhill Farms Packinghouse Workers if they decide to strike. The contract between Overhill and the employees represented by UFCW Local 770 covering food processing workers expired on September 22, 2017. The majority of Overhill employees are low wage, immigrant […]

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United We Win!

The LA Fed’s second Organizing Drive to organize UCLA workers was a huge success! A big thank you to our 40 volunteers who worked day in and day out to organize new members, and the 18 unions and community organizations whose members are part of the Solidarity Organizing Team. Our organizing conversations around the upcoming […]

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We Came. We Spoke. We Conquered.

This week, over 100 members from the community, including labor and clergy, called on the San Gabriel City Council to end their inhumane agreement with ICE. We demanded that the City Council keep families together by terminating the ICE Memorandum of Understanding with the San Gabriel Police Department, and we won! Thank you to San […]

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Organizing at UCLA!

The LA Fed’s second Organizing Drive to organize UCLA workers is underway through February 14. A big thank you goes out to the 18 unions and community organizations whose members are part of the Solidarity Organizing Team. And congratulations to the new American Federation of Teachers and UAW 2865 members who joined these two unions […]

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UC Workers Deserve Respect!

This week, UC workers represented by AFSCME 3299 held a statewide picket to demand dignity in the workplace. We’re proud to stand with them to call for racial equality and justice at the University of California campuses, especially in light of the anniversary of the deaths of Echo Cole and Robert Walker, which sparked the […]

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Congratulations to the Graduates of Our Second LA Organizing Institute Training!

Last weekend, we held our second Organizing Institute Training, where we graduated 30 emerging labor leaders! Big congratulations to our graduates as they move on to fight attacks on working families. If you’re interested in joining the next Organizing Institute Training and Organizing Drive in May, please contact chloe@thelafed.org or call 323-203-5197. The training is […]

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