Press Releases

In Battle Against COVID-19, Board of Supervisors Propose Innovative Solution

07/22/2020

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Contact: Christian Castro Communications Director, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org In Battle Against COVID-19, Board of Supervisors Propose Innovative Solution Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Pass Motion Introducing Public Health Councils in Effort to Stem Pandemic (Los Angeles, CA) As Los Angeles […]

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Statement from the President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor on U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Uphold DACA

06/18/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2020 Contact: Christian Castro, Communications Director (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org In response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Ron Herrera, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, issues the following statement: “Today’s announcement by the U.S. Supreme […]

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LA Labor Movement Joined National Call for Equitable Economic COVID-19 Recovery Through HEROES Act

06/17/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christian Castro Communications Director, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org   LA Labor Movement Joined National Call for Equitable Economic COVID-19 Recovery Los Angeles Unions Held Food Distribution and Press Conference Calling on Congress to Pass the HEROES Act, Joining Actions in 50 States   (Los Angeles, CA) On […]

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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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