Free Legal Fair Just Around the Corner!

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This Sunday, August 21, we invite you and your members to join the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Miguel Contreras Foundation, and Mexican American Bar Association for our annual free legal fair. There will be 100 of the best attorneys in L.A. on-site providing free legal consultations...

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Counting Down the Days to Farm Worker Overtime

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The farm worker overtime bill is in the California Senate and could be voted on at any time. If it passes, the legislation then moves on to the full Assembly floor. The bill must be voted on before the legislative session ends on or before August 31 or California farm workers will continue to...

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When the Paycheck Stops

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In response to the staggering numbers of American workers who have lost their jobs, the Los Angeles Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Community Services, United Way, and LA-Trade Tech College Labor Studies will offer a class on How to Survive when the Paycheck Stops on September 10 and 17. This...

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Grocery Workers Approve a Deal!

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Photo credit: UFCW 770   After five months of rallies, marches, and events, 50,000 grocery workers finally got a fair contract with the companies that own Ralphs, Vons, and Albertsons stores.The contract contains raises of nearly a dollar an hour over the three year span of the deal,...

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Keeping the Promise Alive

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Photo credit: American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO   Congress is threatening to shut down Veteran Administration medical centers nationwide and sell out veterans’ health care to the lowest bidder. We ask that you stand with our veterans, and the workers at the VA...

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Join Labor for a Free Movie Night

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AFSCME District Council 36 is pleased to present their next Movie Night in partnership with co-sponsor, the Coalition of Labor Union Women. They will be screening "Suffragette" (2015). Please RSVP to reserve your seat for this free event! Popcorn, as always, will be served... and dinner,...

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Celebrating America’s Workforce

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It’s that time of year again! Join us on September 5 to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of American workers! From raising nearly 100,000 signatures to put Build Better LA on the November ballot to marching with over 2,000 grocery workers for a fair contract, this has been an exciting...

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On Verge of Strike – Grocery Workers Take the Streets

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Day in and day out for the past five months, grocery workers have been fighting for a fair contract that includes a living wage, affordable medical benefits, and retirement security. Next Tuesday, August 2, working women and men are standing together to say enough is enough. Please show your...

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Free Legal Fair

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On Sunday, August 21, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Miguel Contreras Foundation, and Mexican American Bar Association will hold a free legal fair to provide community members with attorney consultations in the following specializations: ● Immigration ● Family Law ●...

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Celebrate National Health Center Week!

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Photo credit: St. John’s Well Child and Family Center   As part of National Health Center Week, St. John’s Well Child and Family Center is hosting two exciting events with the community, featuring two key labor leaders. On August 4, President of SEIU 2015, Laphonza Butler, and...

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