Press Releases

LA Labor calls for workers’ and immigrants’ rights ahead of MayDay

05/09/2019

For Immediate Release April 17th, 2019 Contact: Andrew Cohen (818) 419-0064, almcohen@gmail.com LA Labor calls for workers’ and immigrants’ rights ahead of May Day Over 300 labor unions in LA County announce plans to focus on defending workers and immigrants for this year’s celebration of International Workers Day Los Angeles, CA–Union leaders from across Los […]

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L.A. LABOR SHOWS THE WAY TO A GREEN NEW DEAL

05/09/2019

  For Immediate Release – Friday, March 22, 2019 Media Contact: Josh Kamensky, josh@oceanmo.com, 323 326 7438 L.A. LABOR SHOWS THE WAY TO A GREEN NEW DEAL Los Angeles County Federation of Labor resolution shows unanimous support for union jobs and diverse communities in the fight against climate disaster Los Angeles, CA-The Los Angeles County […]

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Farm Workers, Dairy Workers and Labor Activists to Hold Protest Outside Schultz Book Tour Event

05/09/2019

   MEDIA ADVISORY – FEBRUARY 21, 2019 UFW CONTACT: Elizabeth Strater 818 213-8115 estrater@ufw.org Farm Workers, Dairy Workers and Labor Activists to Hold Protest Outside Schultz Book Tour Event They will ask “If Schultz can’t take responsibility for the workers who built his wealth, how can he take responsibility for this country’s voters?”  WHEN: Thursday, Feb 21 2019 […]

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ATTACKS ON PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS PUT BLACK COMMUNITY AT RISK

05/09/2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, January 11th, 2019 Contacts: LA County Federation of Labor: Josh Kamensky * 323 326 7438 * josh@joshkamensky.com LA Black Workers Center: Ranae Arnette * 561 318 0248 * rarnette@lablackworkerscenter.org The Advancement Project: Katie Smith * 323 997 2194 * KSmith@advanceproj.org ATTACKS ON PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS PUT BLACK COMMUNITY AT RISK Placed Before Policymakers, […]

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SOLIDARITY WITH HOSPITALITY WORKERS

05/09/2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 Contact: Josh Kamensky – 323 326 7438 – josh@joshkamensky.com SOLIDARITY WITH HOSPITALITY WORKERS With One Voice, 800,000 Workers of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor AFL-CIO Back Potential Strike at Hotels  COALITION OF OVER 300 UNIONS VOTE TO SUPPORT LOCAL 11 UNITE HERE Los Angeles County labor […]

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PRESIDENT OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY FEDERATION OF LABOR, AFL-CIO, ON ELECTION 2018

05/09/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Josh Joy Kamensky – joshkamensky@gmail.com – 323 326 7438 Marie Condron – mlcondron@gmail.com – 213 925 9605 SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS Facebook: facebook.com/thelafed Twitter: @lalabor STATEMENT FROM RUSTY HICKS, PRESIDENT OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY FEDERATION OF LABOR, AFL-CIO, ON ELECTION 2018   “After two years of attacks by Donald Trump and the Republican Congress, tonight working people rose up […]

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With Days Left in Race, Union Members Rally With Workers’ Chosen Candidates

05/09/2019

         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Sunday, November 4th, 2018 CONTACT: Josh Kamensky 323 326 7438 josh@joshkamensky.com PHOTOS AVAILABLE NEWSOM, THURMOND JOIN L.A. UNIONS TO GET OUT THE VOTE, PHONE VOTERS With Days Left in Race, Union Members Rally With Workers’ Chosen Candidates #WorkerPowerWins Rusty Hicks, President, Los Angeles Federation of Labor Democratic […]

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TO REBOUND FASTER FROM DISASTER, UNIONS AND RED CROSS FORGE “LABOR RESILIENCE” PARTNERSHIP

05/09/2019

             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, October 18th, 2018 LA Fed contact: Josh Kamensky – 323 326 7438 – josh@joshkamensky.com American Red Cross contact: Jon Myers – 310-775-5288 – jon.myers@redcross.org   WHAT HAPPENS TO L.A. AFTER THE SHAKE-OUT? TO REBOUND FASTER FROM DISASTER, UNIONS AND RED CROSS FORGE “LABOR RESILIENCE” PARTNERSHIP PHOTOS AVAILABLE […]

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With One Voice, 800,000 Workers of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor AFL-CIO Back Potential LAUSD Educator Strike

05/09/2019

         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 4th, 2018 Contact: Josh Kamensky – 323 326 7438 – josh@joshkamensky.com SOLIDARITY WITH TEACHERS With One Voice, 800,000 Workers of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor AFL-CIO Back Potential LAUSD Educator Strike COALITION OF OVER 300 UNIONS VOTE TO SUPPORT UNITED TEACHERS – LOS ANGELES […]

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300 LA Fed Unions and Their 800,000 Members Will Also Honor the Boycott to Rite Aid Stores as Negotiations Stall

05/09/2019

         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Mike Shimpock, 323-776-9090   Recommendation from LA Federation of Labor AFL-CIO Members: Support Strike Against Southern California Rite Aid Stores 300 LA Fed Unions and Their 800,000 Members Will Also Honor the Boycott to Rite Aid Stores as Negotiations Stall Company Offer Slashes Health Care for Retirees and Cuts of 25% of […]

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