November It Is!

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Photo credit: Ryan Collins, SMART Local 105 Due to your efforts, the Los Angeles City Council overwhelmingly approved Build Better LA for this November's ballot. Thousands of Angelenos - renters, workers, transit riders, business owners - will have the chance to vote for housing that they can...

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Our Fight Won’t Stop

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Photo credit: Michael Moriatis, IATSE Local 600 Yesterday’s Supreme Court decision on DAPA/DACA is a tremendous setback for the estimated 1,000,000 undocumented immigrants in Los Angeles County, one in every 10 Los Angeles residents, who will be denied the ability to work with the safety of...

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Stand With the Ones Who Take Care of You

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1,200 California Nurses Association nurses are standing up for our patients and community by striking HMO Kaiser Permanente through Sunday, June 26. Last year Kaiser made $1.9 billion, and the nurses are demanding that those profits be invested in our community and patient care, not Kaiser...

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A Brighter Future Ahead

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Photo credit: Lisa Tanner, IATSE Local 600 This week, the Los Angeles City Clerk’s office certified nearly 100,000 signatures for Build Better LA - Affordable Housing and Labor Standards for General Plan Amendments and Zoning Changes ballot measure. Since March 2016, the Build Better LA...

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What a Victory!

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Congratulations to all of our endorsed candidates who won this week’s primary election. These officials have a strong record in fighting for the rights of all workers, regardless of gender, race, religion or citizenship status. Residents in every corner of Los Angeles County deserve to be...

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Hard-Fought Fight

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Congratulations to the AT&T workers represented by the Communications Workers of America, Local 9003, who reached a settlement following a grievance strike. Workers had walked off the job in protest due to the unjust suspension of one of its members, but with the settlement workers will now...

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Remembering Helen Chavez 1928 – 2016

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Photo credit: United Farm Workers of America Helen Fabela Chavez, 88, who played a vital role helping her husband Cesar Chavez give birth to what became the first enduring farm workers union in U.S. history -- and sustained him during the 31 years he led the United Farm Workers of America --...

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Your Vote Matters!

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  Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 7 is Election Day! We have the chance to be part of something big. Together, we can work to elect candidates who work with us, not against us. Ones who raise the voices of all workers, regardless of gender, race, religion, or citizenship status. Click here to...

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Stop Lawbreakers from Doing Business at Ports!

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The verdict is in: port trucking and warehouse companies are breaking practically every labor law on the books. At America’s largest port complex in Southern California, they've even been caught for insurance fraud and not making payroll tax deposits. But the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach...

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Failing the Test

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  Do charter schools discriminate against special needs kids? Who is backing the rapid growth of charter schools, and why? What are the real performance numbers of charter schools? What happens when taxpayer-financed charter schools are exempt from almost all public oversight? Check out...

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