Press Releases

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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Statement by Los Angeles County Federation of Labor President Ron Herrera on the Death of Amazon Worker

04/15/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 15, 2020 Contact: Christian Castro, Communications Director (310) 857-9817 | christian@thelafed.org   (Los Angeles, CA) – In response to the disturbing news that Gerard Tuzara, an operations manager at a Southern California Amazon facility, died from coronavirus, the first confirmed such death among Amazon workers, Ron Herrera, President of the Los […]

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Los Angeles Labor Movement Wins Major COVID-19 Protections After Mayor Garcetti Issues Executive Order

04/08/2020

Contact: Christian Castro, Communications Director (310) 857-9817, christian@thelafed.org Los Angeles Labor Movement Wins Major COVID-19 Protections After Mayor Garcetti Issues Executive Order (Los Angeles, CA) The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor in collaboration with the Office of the Mayor of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles City Council has won additional protections for tens […]

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New Survey of California Theatre Performers Shows Tougher Employee Protections Have Long Been Needed

02/04/2020

Contact: Brandon Lorenz, Communications Director, Actor’s Equity blorenz@actorsequity.org | 212-869-8530, ext. 425. New Survey of California Theatre Performers Shows Tougher Employee Protections Have Long Been Needed More than 80 percent of nonunion actors and stage managers in California have been misclassified as independent contractors and asked to work for less than minimum wage LOS ANGELES […]

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Legislators, Unions Join Striking Arizona Mine Workers on Picket Line

01/12/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Saturday, January 11, 2020 Contact Christian Castro Communications Director, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO (310) 857-9817, christian@thelafed.org   Legislators, Unions Join Striking Arizona Mine Workers on Picket Line Legislators and Union Members from Across California and Arizona Gather in Support of Striking ASARCO Workers (Sahuarita, AZ) On Saturday, January 11, […]

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LA Unions Held Día de Los Reyes Celebration at the Border for Families of Deported Veterans

01/08/2020

Contact: Christian Castro, Communications Director (310) 857-9817 christian@thelafed.org LA Unions Held Día de Los Reyes Celebration at the Border for Families of Deported Veterans The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor gave toys and other donations to deported veterans and their families in Tijuana, Mexico on a religious holiday known as Three Kings Day. On […]

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LA UNIONS CONDEMN LAWSUIT BY POSTMATES & UBER, COMMIT TO PROTECT AB5 LAW

12/31/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, December 31, 2019 Contact: Christian Castro, (310) 857-9817, christian@thelafed.org   Statement by Los Angeles County Federation of Labor President Ron Herrera LA UNIONS CONDEMN LAWSUIT BY POSTMATES & UBER, COMMIT TO PROTECT AB5 LAW AB5 is a historic legislation addressing the growing problem of misclassification and wage theft by wealthy corporations […]

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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, DNC Chairman Perez and Senator Durazo Join LMU Workers as They Celebrate Historic Contract

12/18/2019

December 17, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACT: Maria Hernandez (623)340-8047 Rachel Sulkes (602)327-4084 U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, DNC Chairman Perez and Senator Durazo Join LMU Workers as They Celebrate Historic Contract Democratic debate on campus will proceed as planned Thursday Los Angeles, CA – Senator Elizabeth Warren joined LMU workers as they ratified their historic contract with […]

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LMU Workers and Sodexo Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

12/17/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACT: Maria Hernandez (623)340-8047 Rachel Sulkes (602)327-4084 LMU Workers and Sodexo Reach Tentative Contract Agreement Democratic debate on campus will proceed as planned Thursday Los Angeles, CA – Sodexo at Loyola Marymount University and their employees negotiated through Monday evening to secure a tentative contract agreement. The Democratic National Committee and Tom […]

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