Stop Popcorn Wages at ArcLight

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Standing atop a milk crate in the lobby of the Arclight Theater in Hollywood, an activist chanted, “Arclight!” Hundreds in the crowd responded, “Do Right!” The rally was part of a series of actions at the upscale theater where projectionists earn a poverty wage of $12.73 per hour. ...

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Rally to Raise the Wage

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Together, let’s raise the wage for all working Angelenos! Join the workers, labor, community, clergy and small business leaders for a rally at LA City Hall to ensure that we pass a comprehensive minimum wage policy that includes: •    A $15 minimum wage that lifts workers out of...

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LA Laborer Apprentice was Obama’s Guest at State of the Union

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LeDaya Epps (pictured), a Compton resident, was one of First Lady Michelle Obama’s guests during this week’s State of Union address. LeDaya was raised in LA’s foster care system until she was a teen. As a single mother caring for three children, finding meaningful employment was paramount...

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LA Labor Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr.

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Every year, the LA Labor movement celebrates and honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr at the Annual Martin Luther King Day Labor Breakfast and Parade. At the breakfast, over 550 guests enjoyed live music by a local youth choir and were inspired by the words of Marian Wright Edelman, founder of...

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Port Drivers Go Union!

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Port truck drivers at Shippers Transport Express made history today by electing to join the Teamsters’ union. For years, port truck drivers at the port of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been fighting against wage theft and to be recognized as employees. They’ve turned up the heat, going...

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LA Labor Throws Full Support Behind El Super Workers: Boycott On!

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The LA Labor movement announced their full support behind the consumer BOYCOTT of the highly profitable Latino grocery chain, El Super. This is the first major supermarket boycott called by LA Labor in over a decade. This announcement comes in the midst of an escalating dispute between El...

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Labor Brings Holiday Spirit to 3,000 Local Families

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The LA Labor movement through Labor Community Services is providing over 3,000 toys to children in our community. With over 46% of workers earning less than $15 an hour, families are struggling during this holiday season. The labor movement also partnered with a local children’s hospital,...

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Electricians Union Salutes and Recruits Veterans

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IBEW Local 11 has made a big and bold commitment to serving our nation’s veterans: 50% of all new apprentices will be military veterans Check out the latest video that explains why they’re reaching out to our nation’s heroes and what it means to have a good, union job....

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Boycott El Super

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The fight for El Super workers has been long, it has been public, and it has been brutal. El Super workers, members of UFCW 770, have been picketing in front of stores, organizing countless store delegations and rallies. Yet, instead of negotiating a fair agreement, the profitable El Super,...

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Rain or Shine: Fight for $15 Heats Up in LA

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From Walmart to McDonalds, workers across our America are fighting for $15 per hour.  Workers are being squeezed every single day as profit margins for companies grow exponentially. The CEO-to-worker pay ratio in fast food, the highest in the economy, grew to 1,203 : 1 in 2012. This...

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