Victory in Pasadena: What’s Next?

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This week, your hard work paid off in Pasadena. Thanks to you—and the pressure you put on the Mayor and City Council—workers there are getting a much-needed raise. Add Pasadena to the victories in LA, LA County, Santa Monica, and Long Beach. Here’s what’s next: Making sure workers...

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Labor Fighting Hunger

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On May 14, Letter Carriers (members of NALC), will lead the country’s largest single-day food drive to help fight hunger in America! This year, we have the opportunity to break the Guinness World Record of 559,885 pounds set in 2011. Our goal is to not only break that record, but to...

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Celebrating Black History

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  This #BlackHistoryMonth we are highlighting some of America's greatest civil rights leaders and honoring the activists who are creating social change in our own backyards. This week, we pay tribute to Rosa Parks and the lessons of courage and justice she taught us through leading...

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Let’s Cross the Bridge, Together

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Photo by Neil Jacobs, IATSE 600 Sisters and Brothers, On behalf of the Los Angeles Labor Movement, I want to thank you personally for making both our Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. festivities such a huge success! On MLK Day, we united with workers from every sector of the economy at the...

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Across the Bridge

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Join us on Monday for the annual Kingdom Day Parade as we honor and commemorate the legacy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. left behind. The basic freedoms we enjoy today are because of his tireless efforts in organizing communities of all backgrounds, races, and religions. He did more than...

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Long Beach City Council Needs to Hear #LongBeachWay!

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This is it. After months of organizing, the future of over 80,000 residents who make less than $15 an hour is now in the hands of the Long Beach City Council. We did it in the City and County of Los Angeles and we can do it again in Long Beach, but we need you there. Our voices are stronger...

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Marching for Justice

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On January 20, join the Los Angeles Black Worker Center and the Los Angeles Coalition Against Wage Theft for a Rally and March to End Employment Discrimination. Nearly 50% of Black working age adults in Los Angeles County are unemployed or underemployed. This is unacceptable, and we need to...

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Dignity and Equality for All

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While the Affordable Care Act has helped millions get health insurance coverage, the inequality of healthcare in America is stunning. From access to treatment to health outcomes, the disparity affecting people of color and the poor is a disgrace. We still have a long way to go toward...

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No Melody Is Left Unheard

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Before the holidays, more than 50 members of the American Federation of Musicians Local 47, UNITE HERE Local 11, and other unions and community members held a demonstration against the exploitation of musicians taking place at the Warner Bros. lot. The company permitted a non-union scoring...

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Get With the Times El Super!

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It’s 2016, and El Super continues to refuse to bargain in good faith to fulfill its obligations to its employees. All we want is what is right - an agreement that guarantees fair working conditions. “A fair contract would mean we are able to go to the doctor when we are sick, save for our...

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