Events

Trade Tech Labor Studies Sexual Harassment & Discrimination in the Workplace

Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018

A candid discussion and comprehensive review of these very complex and sensitive workplace issues. ● The Difference between harassment by employers and among co-workers ● Discrimination based on race, color, age, gender, national origin, religion, disability and sexual preference ● How a union contract can offer additional worker protection in these issues September 22 and 29, 2018 8:30 […]

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Trade Tech Labor Studies: When the Paycheck Stops

Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018

Unions can play an essential role in helping members cope with stress, economic hardship and emergencies. But to do that, union reps must be prepared to act. ● Living on a “Survival” Budget ● Maintaining Medical Benefits ● Credit Counseling ● When and How to Borrow ● Unemployment Benefits ● Food Banks ● Drug and Alcohol Abuse ● Family Therapy October 6 and […]

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Trade Tech Labor Studies: California Workers’ Rights

Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018

Strengthen Your Union and Build Power in the Workplace! ● The California Labor Code ● Wage Orders ● Independent Contractors and the Gig Economy ● The 8-Hour Day, the 40-Hour Week ● Meal Breaks and Rest Periods ● Leaves of Absence ● Minimum Wage October 20 and 27, 2018 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Magnolia Hall Room 309 For more […]

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Panel to End Double Standards for Fire Mechanics, October 4 @ 6 PM

Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018

LA County Fire Mechanics have high exposure to the same toxins as firefighters, yet do not have any of the same legal protections. What can be done? Join us to find out more. Fire service workers are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer. And they are more likely to die from it. AFSCME Local […]

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This October, stand with UC Librarians and Students

Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018

UC-AFT Librarians are fighting at the bargaining table for Academic Freedom in teaching, scholarship, and research. Sign this petition to support students. University of California Librarians who have chosen to form a strong union with the American Federation of Teachers are collectively bargaining for Academic Freedom in teaching, scholarship, and research. UC negotiators are saying, “No.” […]

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Join Carwash Workers on the Picket Line, October 19 @ 10 AM

Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018

Workers at PlayaVista CarCare have organized for more predictable scheduling and the elimination of unpaid wait times. But Management is violating the law. Workers are asking for the support of their Sisters and Brothers in Labor, as well as the support of partners, allies, and community members as they walk the picket line on October […]

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Join the Fight to Keep St Vincent’s Hospital Open, October 12 @ 7 AM

Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018

Verity Health Care System the owner of Saint Vincent’s Medical Center has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. CNA Nurses are fighting to keep the hospital open and retain current patient services. Nursing professionals, who have chosen to form a strong union with CNA, are launching an informational picket to notify patients and community members on 10/12. Join […]

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Labor 411 BBQ & Power Shift Panel Discussion & Book Signing

Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018

On Monday, October 15th, enjoy burgers, hot dogs, and all the fixings and join us at IATSE 80 at 6 PM for a panel discussion regarding the book, Power Shift, and the critical role organized labor and workers seeking to form unions played in our past, and will play in our future. What: Labor 411 […]

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Stand United With LA County Nurses on 10/24 @ sunrise

Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018

LA County RNs, who have chosen to form strong union with SEIU 721, are escalating their fight for patient safety by holding an Unfair Labor Practice Strike Authorization vote! WHAT: Countywide LA Nurses Rally for Patients & ULP Strike Authorization Vote WHEN: Wednesday, October 24, 5:30 – 8:30 AM WHERE: LAC+USC -Marengo Street Steps Harbor […]

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Veterans’ Day Breakfast – Friday, November 9th @ 10 AM

Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018

On Friday, November 9th please join us at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall for our Fourth Annual Veterans’ Day Breakfast honoring our Sisters and Brothers who served. We’ll hear first-hand accounts from our nation’s heroes, and talk about how to show respect and reverence for their contributions, by ensuring that current and future veterans can convert […]

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