On behalf of the Los Angeles Labor Movement, HUGE congratulations to everyone who took part in protecting our healthcare. Every rally you took part in, every call to your representative, and every conversation you had made a difference and impacted the lives of millions of Americans. This significant victory shows the power of working people […]
Last week, workers from the Courtyard Marriott Santa Monica and the Hampton Inn Santa Monica won union recognition and will be represented by UNITE HERE Local 11. Each hotel has 35 workers who will join the union. The hotel management, the union, and the Hospitality Training Academy (HTA) also had a breakthrough success on local […]
Thousands of farm workers will lead the resistance to Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant policies by staging marches organized by the United Farm Workers around Cesar Chavez’s March 31 birthday in at least 10 rural communities—most of which backed Trump—across CA, TX and WA. Many will be marching against the Trump immigration agenda carrying “We Feed You” […]
Right now, Congress is working on the most extreme union-busting bills we’ve seen yet. These attacks focus on official time, one of the core union rights that federal working people use to help employees get fair representation and work with management to provide the best service possible to the American public. Anti-government employee lawmakers are […]
Last year, SAG-AFTRA successfully organized the first Spanish language radio station in Los Angeles. But since then, management has stalled negotiations and has also taken steps to remove workers who were very vocal during this organizing effort. They refuse to continue bargaining and have taken egregious steps—even going so far as to fire workers under […]
By Rusty Hicks, Executive Secretary-Treasurer For many of us, Labor Day marks the end of summer, family vacations, and long days by the pool. While often regarded as a day for one last barbecue, remember what Monday is really about – a time to reflect and celebrate the contributions of hardworking women and men, […]
For many of us, Labor Day marks the end of summer, family vacations, and long days by the pool. While often regarded as a day for one last barbecue, remember what Monday is really about – a time to reflect and celebrate the contributions of hardworking women and men, who get up every day and […]
I’m Filipino. Nursing is in my culture, in my blood. While I didn’t know it growing up, I was born to be a nurse. I love nearly every minute of it. Now my whole family is in nursing. I am proud to be a nurse. I became a union activist the day I realized my […]
Fifty-thousand grocery workers, represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local, have reached an agreement with the owners of Ralphs, Vons, and Albertsons.
Young homebuyers looking to settle down in Los Angeles are in for a rude awakening: LA is one of the three least affordable metro areas in America.