Press Releases

“Together We Fight Back” Is the May Day Call to Action and a Reminder Much Work Is Ahead

04/06/2018

***ON BEHALF OF THE MAY DAY COALITION OF LOS ANGELES*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 6, 2018 Contacts: Gabriella Landeros, gabriella@thelafed.org, (323) 406-3270 Jorge-Mario Cabrera, jmcabrera@chirla.org, (562) 243-5559 More than 50 organizations in Los Angeles coordinate May 1st march and rally demanding protection for all workers, stop family separations by ICE, and mobilizing people to vote. Los […]

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Fourth Cohort of Formerly Incarcerated Graduated From Labor’s Second Chance Pre-Apprenticeship Bootcamp

03/29/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 29, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org After 12-Week Program, Graduates Are Placed in Union Apprenticeships Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor graduated its fourth cohort class of 23 formerly incarcerated individuals from the Second Chance Pre-Apprenticeship Bootcamp. The Bootcamp is a joint undertaking […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Trump’s Visit to California

03/13/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 13, 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, in response to President Trump’s first visit to California: “Just a week after attacking the values that make up California, and […]

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LA Fed Swore-In Most Diverse Board in 133-Year History at Workers’ Congress

03/13/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Randy “Ironstache” Bryce Among Others Addressed Role of Los Angeles in Moving Country’s Progressive Agenda Forward Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO hosted its first Workers’ Congress in four years that included 1,000 union members from […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Trump Administration Attacking California’s Sanctuary Laws

03/06/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Trump Administration Attacking California’s Sanctuary Laws Los Angeles, CA – The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, following tonight’s announcement by the Trump administration to file a […]

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Hundreds of Los Angeles Workers and Allies Protest Efforts by Billionaires, CEOs to Use Supreme Court to Further Rig the System Against Working Families

02/27/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 26, 2018 Contact: Coral Itzcalli, SEIU Local 721, (213) 321-7332 Gabriella Landeros, LA County Federation of Labor, 323-406-3270 In an Unprecedented Show of Force, Workers, Community Supporters, and Elected Officials Rallied at LAC+USC Medical Center Today, Pledging to Stick Together in Unions and Vowing to Fight Back Against Anti-Worker Legislation at All Levels Regardless of Janus […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Janus v. AFSCME Oral Arguments

02/27/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 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, following today’s oral arguments of Janus v. AFSCME and National Day of Action in Los Angeles: “While anti-worker extremists are seeking to divide working people and the […]

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ICE Targets 6th Largest Economy in the World While Fostering Insecurity

02/21/2018

***On Behalf of the Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Jorge-Mario Cabrera, (562) 243-5559, jmcabrera@chirla.org ICE blatantly tries to bully California, arresting immigrants and workers and hurting local economies through senseless I-9 audits. Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response […]

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Plenty of Heartache on Valentine’s Day Courtesy of ICE

02/15/2018

***On Behalf of the Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network***  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, January 20, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Jorge-Mario Cabrera, (562) 243-5559, jmcabrera@chirla.org   Reports of arrests by ICE officers throughout Southern California this week a reminder ICE is a rogue agency using questionable tactics.  Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Raids […]

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Faith Evans Opens up Annual MLK LA Labor Breakfast 

01/20/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, January 20, 2018 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Labor Breakfast that drew in a crowd of over 1,000 community leaders, labor leaders, and elected officials. Multi-platinum Grammy Award winning recording […]

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