This Thanksgiving, Shop Union

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Thanksgiving is a time to show our appreciation for all that we have. It’s also a time when many of us share a feast with our loved ones. Take Labor 411’s union-made Thanksgiving shopping list to the grocery store and join us in giving thanks to the hardworking union workers! Here’s...

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Labor Walks for Homeless Heroes

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Thanks to the over 600 union members and families that joined team, Homeless Heroes during United Way’s, “HomeWalk.” Together, we raised over $25,000 to bring permanent housing and social services to LA’s military veterans. SAG-AFTRA members and military veterans, Jon Huerta, Mark...

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Rusty Hicks Unanimously Elected to Lead LA Labor

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Hundreds of delegates unanimously elected Rusty Hicks to lead the Los Angeles Labor Movement!  He is one of the youngest leaders and first post 9/11 Military Veteran lead one of our country’s largest labor federations. Rusty is part of new generation of leaders that will take our movement to...

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From Walmart to the Docks, LA Workers Strike!

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The past few weeks, LA became a hotbed of workers fighting back against income inequality, wage theft, and employer retaliation. In a dramatic escalation of their struggle, port truck drivers, supported by the Teamsters, walked off the job at 7 companies, in a showdown that carried the...

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A Bowl of Broken Dreams

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Workers who make the packaging for Chipotle’s burrito bowls work at Huhtamaki, a giant Finland-based company, earn less than $15 per hour. Huhtamaki is one of the leading producers of single-use packaging in Commerce, CA. Under previous ownership, these were good manufacturing jobs. But...

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Walk in Honor of Homeless Heroes

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This Saturday, LA Labor joins the 8th Annual United Way, Homewalk - 5K Run/Walk to end homelessness! Team Labor is walking to help our nation’s heroes, our veterans. So far, we’ve raised over $25,000 to help homeless veterans into permanent housing. We are on our way to have the...

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Theater Projectionists < Two Popcorns

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Arclight theater projectionists earn $12.73 per hour with no benefits. That’s less than the price of two popcorns at the theater! These highly skilled workers in LA’s landmark entertainment industry earn less than half of what their counterparts earn at other theaters. What’s even...

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Change Coming to LA County

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  For far too long, many of LA County’s social workers, home care workers, firefighters, nurses and deputy sheriffs have been ignored and as a result, the best solutions for improving County services for residents have been left behind. And for the past few years, the LA labor...

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Aviation Workers Win Higher Standards at LAX

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After a multi-year campaign at LAX, SEIU USWW and Menzies Aviation have a new partnership that promotes higher health and safety standards for nearly 1,000 ramp, cargo and baggage workers. These aviation service workers operate heavy equipment in a high pressure, fast moving environment and...

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Shahs of Sunset Crew Goes Union

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Exactly one month after walking off the job, the Shahs of Sunset crew won a union contract with the IATSE. The reality TV show is in its fourth season. While it celebrated glitz and glam, the show’s crewmembers were without healthcare & retirement benefits. The crew had enough and...

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