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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Unity with DACA

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In Arizona, our youth that qualify for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are undergoing grueling restrictions in obtaining driver’s licenses. Although most states have granted driver’s licenses, there are some states that have chosen discriminatory treatment toward...

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Demanding a Fair Contract in Long Beach

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For the past eight months, the City of Long Beach has dragged its feet in talks with Long Beach City workers, represented by International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local Lodge 1930. Members of the IAMAW make the City of Long Beach run. They deserve wage increases...

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140,000 Homecare Workers Get a Raise!

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Last week, over 140,000 LA County homecare workers got a historic wage increase that will put them on a pathway to $15/hr. The increase will not only allow them to provide the basic necessities for themselves and their families, but it will also create 6,044 new jobs and help lift 81% of home...

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We’re Not Done Yet

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On Tuesday, June 23, hundreds of workers, health practitioners, and community members plan to mobilize and speak out for increasing paid sick days in LA City and raising the wage in LA County. Join us as we continue our efforts of lifting workers out of poverty and ensuring they receive the...

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Tell Senator Feinstein to Vote ‘No’ on Fast Track!

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Members of Congress and President Obama pulled a fast one with Fast Track last week by pushing for a vote without any Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA). Guess what? It passed. Now Fast Track heads to the Senate for another vote without TAA. We need to let Senator Feinstein know that she needs to...

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Justice for El Super Workers and Janitors!

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Last week, workers, labor and community leaders poured out into the the streets of Los Angeles to fight for justice. On Wednesday, hundreds marched to the El Super store in Highland Park protesting the giant grocery chain’s unlawful firings of workers and other worker rights...

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One Signature Away!

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Last week the City Council voted to raise the minimum wage and lift more than 700,000 Angelenos out of poverty. Their actions have inspired the nation and yesterday the City Council sent the minimum wage ordinance to the mayor for his signature and swift passage. The mayor has been a leader...

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Air Catering Workers Win the Day

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Kudos to the employees of the airline catering company Flying Food Group for fighting wage theft on the job! The 271 employees at the company’s Imperial Highway kitchen will finally begin to receive a living wage, in addition to the back pay after years of underpayment. The order came from...

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Bridge the Gap at LAX

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On June 16th, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA will host a Day of Action to end discriminatory wage policies in aviation. Currently, regional airline Flight Attendants earn 40% less than counterparts at mainline airlines for performing the same work and connecting the same...

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