Press Releases

Statement from LA Labor Leader Ron Herrera on the Protest Happening Across the Country

06/01/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 1, 2020 Contact: Christian Castro Communications Director Los Angeles County Federation of Labor (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org Statement from Ron Herrera, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO and Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 396 on the protests happening across the country. “Our hearts are heavy in Los Angeles after […]

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L.A. Unions Feed Thousands of Their Neighbors

05/30/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, May 30, 2020 To download, click here. Contact: Christian Castro Communications Director Los Angeles County Federation of Labor (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org L.A. Unions Feed Thousands of Their Neighbors L.A. Labor Feeds 2,000 Families in its Pico-Union Neighborhood   (Los Angeles, CA) – On Saturday, May 30, 2020, the Los Angeles […]

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Union Food Distribution Feeds Laid Off Hollywood Worker

05/30/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 29, 2020 Contact: Christian Castro (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org LA Labor Feeds 1,400 Working Families of the Entertainment Industry (Los Angeles, CA) On Friday, May 29, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, in collaboration with Labor Community Services, the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, Teamsters Local 399 and the […]

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Statement from the President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor on the Reopening of Los Angeles County

05/30/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2020 Contact: Christian Castro, Communications Director (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org (Los Angeles, CA) In response to the new phase in the reopening of Los Angeles County businesses, Ron Herrera, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, issues the following statement: “As businesses begin to open, it is […]

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Statement by Labor Leader Ron Herrera on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ Motion to Postpone Upcoming Minimum Wage Increase

05/22/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2020 Contact: Christian Castro, Communications Director (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org (Los Angeles, CA)  In response to the Los Angles County Board of Supervisors’ motion to study the effects of, and postpone, the scheduled minimum wage increase scheduled for July 1, 2020,  Ron Herrera, President of the Los Angeles County Federation […]

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Workers Win Historic Protections in Los Angeles

04/29/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Contact: Christian Castro Communications Director, Los Angeles County Labor of Federation (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org (Los Angeles, CA) In a unanimous vote, the Los Angeles City Council passed the most progressive worker policy to date during the COVID-19 crises helping tens of thousands of hospitality, airport and commercial maintenance workers […]

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Los Angeles Wins Major Victory for Hospitality, Airport and Commercial Maintenance Workers

04/23/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 23, 2020 Contact: Christian Castro Communications Director, Los Angeles County Labor of Federation (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org   (Los Angeles, CA) The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, in collaboration with the Los Angeles City Council, moved forward with the most progressive worker policy to date during the COVID-19 crises. In a […]

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Snake River Farms and Newport Meat Donate $2 Million Premium American Wagyu Steaks in Los Angeles to Aid in COVID-19 Relief

04/20/2020

Media Contact:  Melissa Delgadillo, Snake River Farms PR Manager| 208.713.8828 | melissa.delgadillo@agribeef.com Los Angeles, California – April 20, 2020: Snake River Farms, a brand owned by Agri Beef Co headquartered in Boise, Idaho and Newport Meat Southern California, a Sysco company, have donated 35,000 premium American Wagyu steaks to the LA Regional Foodbank in partnership […]

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Union Members, Community Feed Thousands in South Bay Amid COVID-19 Crises

04/19/2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, April 18, 2020 Contact: Christian Castro  (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org (Carson, CA) On Saturday, April 18, Labor Community Services, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Teamsters Local 572, and the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, fed over 2,300 families impacted by the COVID-19 crises.  A line […]

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Thousands of South LA Families Seek Food Assistance Amid Growing COVID-19 Crisis

04/18/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 17, 2020   Contact: Christian Castro Communications Director, Los Angeles County Labor of Federation (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org (Los Angeles, CA) On Friday, April 17, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, in collaboration with Labor Community Services, the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson (CD-8) held a food […]

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