Honoring the life of Sumi Sevilla Haru

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Sumi Sevilla Haru August 25, 1939 - October 16, 2004 Family, Friends and Colleagues, please join us to celebrate the life and times of one who will be truly missed: Sumi Sevilla Haru Friday, October 24, 2014 - 4  - 6 PM SAG-AFTRA James Cagney Boardroom 5757 Wilshire Blvd. LA, CA...

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Longtime Labor Activist Launches New Book About Spirituality & Social Justice, “Living Peace”

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Longtime labor and immigration rights activist Victor Narro believes it’s time to bring spirituality into social justice work. To that end, his book Living Peace provokes dialogue for the sharing and integration of spirituality among those working for peace and justice. Narro reveals how...

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TELL PRESIDENT OBAMA – PROTECT OUR NURSES – SIGN THE PETITION

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NATIONAL NURSES UNITED URGES YOU TO TAKE ACTION NOW!  Nurses across the country demand that President Obama take action now. Sign below to demand protection for all healthcare workers. Link to petition:...

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A Raise for LA’s Workers

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For over a year, workers in industries like fast food, hotel, carwash and retail, along with community members, have all been fighting for $15/hr. This week, we applaud the Mayor and City Council for getting the ball rolling on a long overdue raise of LA’s minimum wage! On the steps of...

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On November 15, Walk with Homeless Heroes

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“I wanted to know first-hand how veterans are treated after returning from military service. So, I checked myself into a homeless shelter and experienced the diservice we give to those that serve and risk their lives for our country,” said Ricardo Reyes (pictured), a Marine and veteran of...

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35 Port Truck Drivers Fired After Strike

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35 port truck drivers were fired months after going out on strike at the Port of LA and Long Beach. Earlier this summer, port truck drivers that haul our nations’ goods from the docks to warehouses went on  strike - in the fight to end misclassification and wage theft. The drivers,...

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Minimum Wage Makes a Difference for Workers

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Jose Ramirez (pictured), a banquet server and member of UNITE HERE 11, gave powerful testimony during yesterday’s council meeting. He earns a living wage at a popular downtown hotel. When his mother passed away a year ago, he was left with funeral expenses and became the caretaker for his...

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Council Passes Historic Hotel Workers Minimum Wage

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In a 12-3 vote, the LA City Council passed a living wage for hotel workers, $15.37 an hour – one the highest living wage requirements for hotel workers in the country. Hundreds of workers, community and small business leaders filled council chambers in support of yesterday’s historic...

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Wage Theft Hurts More Than Workers’ Pocketbooks

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When wages get stolen from workers, it hurts more than just their paychecks. A new report shows that wage theft physically and emotionally hurts workers, families and our communities. We need a common sense policy in Los Angeles that stops wage theft and helps build healthy...

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Let the Good Times Roll This Labor Day

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Join the LA Labor movement as we celebrate together during Labor Day weekend! 35th Annual Labor Day Parade Monday, September 1 Parade begins at 10AM, Rally begins at 12PM Broad and E. Street Wilmington, CA 90744 Download Flyer for Labor Day For more information, contact the Labor...

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