Pasadena City Council Votes for Higher Wage w/Pathway to $15/Hour and Enforcement

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 2, 2016 Contact: Allison Mannos, LAANE,  amannos@laane.org Residents Celebrate As City Joins Cadre of L.A. County Cities Combatting Poverty Pasadena, CA – Joining the ranks of numerous Southern California cities who have raised their wages and fought wage...

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Pasadena Council Committee Votes for Wage Increase With Strong Enforcement

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 28, 2016 Contact: Allison Mannos, LAANE,  amannos@laane.org Vote Sets the Stage for Adoption of Citywide Policy by Full Council the Following Week Pasadena, CA – Hundreds of low-income Pasadena parents and community members attended in support of raising the...

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Civil Rights Pioneer Congressman John Lewis Makes Rare Appearance in L.A.

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Media Advisory for: Tomorrow, January 23, 2016 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Will Address Over 1,000 Community, Labor, Youth, Elected and Clergy Leaders in Student Town Hall On Saturday, January 23, the Los Angeles County Federation of...

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Statement by L.A. Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Supreme Court Taking on DACA/DAPA

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2016 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, AFL-CIO, regarding the Supreme...

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Long Beach City Council Votes to Create Pathway to $15

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2016 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Long Beach, CA - Last night - early morning, over 100 low-income working parents, nonprofits, researchers, and small business owners in support of raising the minimum wage...

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Campaign to Raise the Wage Looks at Long Beach Leadership to Lift Thousands out of Poverty

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2016 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Long Beach, CA - This evening, hundreds of low-income working parents, nonprofits, researchers, and small business owners in support of raising the minimum wage attended...

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Long Beach Minimum Wage Raise Clears Commission, Advances Towards Final Vote

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 6, 2015 Contact: Allison Mannos, LAANE,  amannos@laane.org Coalition Will Ask City Council to Support Strong Policy to Raise  6,500 Long Beach Families Out of Poverty Long Beach, CA – Dozens of low-income working parents, nonprofits, researchers, and small...

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Long Beach Economic Development Commission Votes to Provide Recommendation for Minimum Wage Ordinance in January

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2015 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Long Beach, CA - This evening, low-wage workers and community members spoke in support of raising the minimum wage for all of Long Beach at the city's second to last public hearing on...

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Pasadena Council Committee Takes Step to Advance Wage Increase in Early 2016

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 11, 2015 Contact: Allison Mannos, LAANE, amannos@laane.org Coalition Applauds Move that Would Support Raising 10,000 Pasadena Families Out of Poverty Pasadena, CA – Over 50 low-income working parents and community members attended in support of raising the...

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Long Beach Economic Development Commission Reviews Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation Study

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 24, 2015 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Long Beach, CA - Tonight, low-wage workers and community members spoke in support of raising the minimum wage for all of Long Beach at the city's third public hearing on the...

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