Press Releases

For Immediate Release: Edward James Olmos launches ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive

05/07/2018

***On Behalf of the National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 2462*** Who: Actor / Producer Edward James Olmos Actress Alison Arngrim U.S. Postal Service (USPS) National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) AFL-CIO Janet Marinaccio, CEO, MEND – Meet Each Need with Dignity Rusty Hicks, President of Los Angeles County Federation of Labor What: 26th Anniversary Stamp Out […]

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May Day Marchers Bring a Message of Unity, Perseverance and Hope, Telling a Hateful Administration That “Together, We Fight Back!”

05/01/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Contacts: Gabriella Landeros, gabriella@thelafed.org, (323) 406-3270 Jorge-Mario Cabrera, jmcabrera@chirla.org, (562) 243-5559 Los Angeles, CA – Nearly 5,000 workers, immigrants and families are turning out in force today, May Day, to let a hateful Administration know that despite its best efforts to demoralize, isolate and destroy us, “Together, We Fight Back!” […]

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Workers’ Memorial Day

04/27/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 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, regarding tomorrow’s Workers’ Memorial Day: “Every year on Workers’ Memorial Day (April 28), working people gather to commemorate our sisters and brothers who […]

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May Day Coalition in Los Angeles Wants You to Know: “Together We Fight Back”

04/12/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 12, 2018 Contacts: Gabriella Landeros, gabriella@thelafed.org, (323) 406-3270 Jorge-Mario Cabrera, jmcabrera@chirla.org, (562) 243-5559 May 1st march and rally demands protection for all workers, calls on ICE to stop family separations and raids, and urges all Angelenos to get involved. Los Angeles, CA – The May Day Coalition of Los Angeles […]

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“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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