Nearly 100,000 Signatures for Affordable Housing and Labor Standards Ballot Measure Delivered to LA City Clerk for Approval

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2016 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699 mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit.org Coalition of Labor and Affordable Housing Advocates Surpass 62,000 Needed to Qualify Los Angeles,...

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Commercial Buildings Across the State Could Be Affected by Potential Strike of 20,000 Janitors Against Unfair Labor Practices

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Media Advisory for: Thursday, April 28, 2016 Contact: Refugio Mata, 805-428-4075, refugio.mata@seiu-usww.org Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org ***MEDIA ADVISORY FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 28*** SEIU United Service Workers West Will Decide If and When a Strike is...

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Affordable Housing and Local Jobs Ballot Initiative on Path to Qualify for November Ballot

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2016 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699 mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit.org Residents, Workers, and Advocates United to Qualify Initiative for November Ballot Los Angeles, CA...

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With Broad Support, L.A. City Council Votes in Paid Sick Days Expansion

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2016 Contact: Allison Mannos, amannos@laane.org Angelenos Celebrate Historic Victory for Working Families Los Angeles CA -- In the latest step to raise wages and the quality of life for working Angelenos, the Los Angeles City Council voted 13-1 to increase the...

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Municipal Elections

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 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 labor's...

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Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Pass Fully Funded Wage Enforcement Bureau

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2016 Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio.org Los Angeles, CA - Today, low-wage workers and community members stood in support of combating wage theft in unincorporated Los Angeles County at the L.A. County Board of...

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L.A. City Council Committee Advances Paid Sick Days Ordinance Recommendations;

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2016 Contact: Allison Mannos, LAANE, amannos@laane.org Coalition Applauds Move to Ensure Sick Time is More Inclusive and Effective for L.A.’s Families Los Angeles, CA - Taking back up a key issue from last year’s minimum wage hearings, the Los Angeles...

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Governor Jerry Brown Signing $15 State Minimum Wage into Law

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 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 and co-convener of the...

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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Friedrichs Ruling

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 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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Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on California Adopting a $15 State Minimum Wage

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 28, 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 and co-convener of the...

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