Press Releases

Recommendation from LA Federation of Labor AFL-CIO Members: Support Strike Against Southern California Rite Aid Stores

09/11/2018

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% […]

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LA Fed’s Civic Leadership Academy Sets Union Members’ Sights on Local Offices

08/30/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 30, 2018 CONTACT: Marie Condron – mlcondron@gmail.com – 213-925-9605 LA FED’S CIVIC LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SETS UNION MEMBERS’ SIGHTS ON LOCAL OFFICES Graduation ceremony for 89 rising political stars-from 30 local unions-marks strategy to develop a new generation of pro-worker political talent in the greater Los Angeles region. **PHOTOS AVAILABLE** Los […]

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Foundation, Unions Give ‘Second Chance’ to Once-Incarcerated Graduates

08/17/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, August 17, 2018 Contact: Josh Kamensky – josh@joshkamensky.com – 323-326-7438 FOUNDATION, UNIONS GIVE ‘SECOND CHANCE’ TO ONCE-INCARCERATED GRADUATES Ceremony for 33 graduates marks fifth cohort prepared to re-enter the world of work by program developed in collaboration between Miguel Contreras Foundation, Anti-Recidivism Coalition, LATTC and unions PHOTOS AVAILABLE Los Angeles, CA […]

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Union Members Across Los Angeles React to Janus v. AFSCME Decision by Trump’s Supreme Court, Proclaim They Are Sticking With Their Union

06/28/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 28, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Workers Unite at City Hall to Show Solidarity and Commitment That California’s Unions Will Continue to Lead the U.S. in Worker Power Los Angeles, CA – Today, in the wake of a ruling by Trump’s Supreme Court for the plaintiffs in Janus v. […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court Decision

06/27/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Los Angeles, CA – The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, following the Supreme Court ruling in favor of the plaintiffs in Janus v. AFSCME: “Today, Trump’s Supreme Court made a decision big employers hope […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Supreme Court Upholding Muslim Ban

06/26/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org  Los Angeles, CA – The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, regarding Trump’s Supreme Court upholding the Muslim Ban: “Day after day, our communities are getting attacked by this Administration. As the Los Angeles […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Separation and Incarceration of Immigrant Families

06/26/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Los Angeles, CA – The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, regarding Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy causing the separation and incarceration of immigrant families: “Both children jails and family jails are absurd – history […]

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ICE Is a Rogue Agency Striking Fear in the Heart of Los Angeles

06/15/2018

***On Behalf of the Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 15, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Jorge-Mario Cabrera, (562) 243-5559, jmcabrera@chirla.org ICE roundups separate more families in questionable sweeps that often leave behind destroyed families and need for transparency of rogue agency. Los Angeles, CA — The Los Angeles […]

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Postal Customers Asked to Donate Non-Perishable Food to Largest Single National Letter Carrier Food Drive on Saturday, May 12, 2018

05/11/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Friday, May 11, 2018 Contact: Larry Brown, NALC Br. 24 President (or leave message with Recording Sec’y Anita Guzik), 213-483-7811/626-444-7811 26th ANNUAL NATIONAL FOOD DRIVE SET FOR SATURDAY MAY 12: On the second Saturday in May of each year, we take time out to help those less fortunate than ourselves by participating […]

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Media Advisory for May 10: National Food Drive Kick-Off

05/08/2018

Media Advisory for Thursday, May 10, 2018 Contact: Larry Brown, NALC Br. 24 President (or leave message with Recording Sec’y Anita Guzik), 213-483 7811/626-444 7811 On Thursday May 10, 2018, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) and the United States Postal Service will kick off the 26th National Food Drive in the Los Angeles […]

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