Long Beach City Council Votes on Motion to Study Minimum Wage Increase

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2015 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Long Beach, CA - Tonight, over 100 low wage workers and community members spoke in support of raising the minimum wage at both a press event and hearing held at Long Beach City Hall....

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Long Beach Decision to Explore Minimum Wage Increase

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 3, 2015 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Los Angeles, CA -- The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and a co-convener of the Raise the...

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Los Angeles Labor Movement to Protest the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)

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ADVISORY FOR: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 CONTACT: Gabriella Landeros, 213 446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org On Wednesday, July 22 at 11 a.m., over 150 workers and community activists from the Los Angeles Labor Movement will caravan from L.A. to San Diego to join thousands of labor and...

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L.A. County Board of Supervisors Votes to Move Forward Minimum Wage and Wage Theft Ordinances

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2015 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Los Angeles, CA – Today, hundreds of low wage workers and community members spoke in support of raising the minimum wage in unincorporated Los Angeles County. The Board of Supervisors...

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Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, Stands with DACA Recipients

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 16, 2015 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org                   Rani Narula-Woods, 213-534-7016, rnarula@launionaflcio.org Los Angeles, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, led by Executive...

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L.A. County Board of Supervisors Examines Wage Theft Enforcement

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 7, 2015  Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Los Angeles, CA – Today, Supervisor Hilda Solis and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas asked for the Board’s support in requesting a report back from the Los Angeles County Counsel on the...

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Hundreds Turn Out for L.A. City and County Hearings on Wages and Paid Sick Days

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 23, 2015 Contact: County: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org City: Allison Mannos, 323-706-8320, amannos@laane.org L.A. County Postpones Conversation on Minimum Wage to July; L.A. City Council to Advance Paid Sick Days Ordinance Los...

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Los Angeles City Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage by 2020, Creates Wage Enforcement Division

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For Immediate Release: June 10, 2015 Contact: Juan Gastelum, 520-313-4921, juan.gastelum@berlinrosen.com Elizabeth Brennan, 213-999-2164, Elizabeth.brennan@berlinrosen.com Raise the Wage Commends the Council for Voting to Improve the Lives of Los Angeles Workers LOS ANGELES – With a final...

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Raise the Wage Responds to City Council Vote in Support of $15 Minimum Wage Proposal

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      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2015  CONTACT: Juan Gastelum at (520) 313-4921, juan.gastelum@berlinrosen.com  Elizabeth Brennan at (213) 999-2164, Elizabeth.Brennan@berlinrosen.com Following a 14-1 vote today by the Los Angeles City Council in support of a $15...

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Inglewood Stadium Project

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For Immediate Release: March 26, 2015 Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Contact: Cherri Senders, 818.422.2787 cherri@sendersgroup.com (Los Angeles, CA) The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor,...

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