All of LA!

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This week, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted in favor of raising the minimum wage beyond L.A. City’s borders. This is an important step toward $15 an hour for workers in L.A.’s 140 unincorporated communities. And it’s another big victory for #AllofLA. In neighborhoods...

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Standing Against ALEC

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Over 200 workers and community activists from the Los Angeles Labor Movement caravanned from L.A. to San Diego to join thousands of labor and community allies to protest the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a powerful corporate special interest front group holding its annual...

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Medicare for All

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Despite 50 years as the nation’s most successful and vital health insurance system, Medicare is under attack. Republican proposals threaten to increase costs, privatize benefits and raise the eligibility age for the tens of millions of seniors who rely on it. And what’s to come of the...

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Not Turning Our Backs

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On Wednesday, July 29, join United Steelworkers (USW) Local 675 for a rally at the Phillips 66 refinery in Wilmington. Phillips 66 is set to eliminate a crucial board operator job, forcing a job combination with existing employees. Workers already have enough on their plate at this refinery....

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Poverty Does Not Stop at the City Limits

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Poverty doesn’t stop at the city limits. Neither will our campaign to raise the wage. It shouldn’t matter if someone lives in Marina del Rey or East LA -- hard work deserves fair pay. That’s why when we won a $15.25 minimum wage for residents of LA City, we promised that we'd work to...

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Emergency Caravan to Protest ALEC!

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The mission of ALEC is simple: shower the 1% with special privileges and advantages at the expense of everyone else. Their agenda is an affront to progress. It’s an affront to basic rights. It’s an affront to democracy. ALEC’s Annual Convention kicks off on July 22 in San Diego and...

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Which Way Forward?

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With immigration reform stalled in Congress and DAPA and the expansion of DACA temporarily blocked by the courts, there is growing community anxiety as ICE is preparing to implement its newest deportation program. Instead of the LA Sheriff’s Department protecting all of its residents, they...

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Standing in Solidarity with the Rivera Family

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Earlier this year, Officer Jose Rivera was murdered while working to ensure that our community was safe from the worst inmates in the country. On Wednesday, July 22, Officer Rivera’s family will come face to face with their son’s killer who is scheduled to enter his guilty plea at the...

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Walmart Workers Will Not Stand for This!

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Two weeks ago, Pico Rivera workers who used to have a job at that Walmart store visited the store’s Market Manager Laura Kish to present her with a letter requesting a meeting to discuss solutions to being transferred and be reinstated once the store re-opens. What was her...

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El Super Cited With More than $180K in Wage Theft Violations

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Over the holiday weekend, CA Labor Commissioner Julie Su cited the mega grocery-chain El Super with over $180,000 in wage theft violations. That's a huge development for El Super workers but we must continue to turn up the heat! El Super workers like Fermin Rodriguez are still fighting for a...

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