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LA Fed: Hundreds Turn Out in Support of CWA for #FrontierFight

Hundreds Turn Out in Support of CWA for #FrontierFight

Hundreds from the labor community came out to rally on September 20, 2019 with CWA in Pomona, CA protesting Frontier Communications' outsourcing union work and breaking their promises to keep and create good American jobs. Check out the rally in the video above.


Congratulations to 83,000 Healthcare Workers!

Congratulations to our union family of SEIU-UHW, the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, and 83,000 healthcare workers nationwide who have reached a tentative contract agreement with Kaiser Permanente! Thank you to all for standing in solidarity for good union jobs. To read more about it, see https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2019-09-25/kaiser-permanente-reaches-tentative-contract-covering-85-000-workers


Stand with UAW on the Picket Line

UAW is now on Day 12 of its strike. Keep up the pressure on General Motors in solidarity with our sisters and brothers of UAW! Join the picket line at the GM facility in Rancho Cucamonga:

GM Service Parts Operations
9150 Hermosa Ave.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

For updates, read more at CNN: https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/25/business/uaw-gm-strike/index.html


Defending Immigrant Workers Toolkit

The Miguel Contreras Foundation and the Los Angeles Labor Federation of Labor have compiled a list of resources for you and your organization in response to escalating attacks on workers through anti-worker and anti-immigrant policies, tactics, and rhetoric. Click here to view the Defending Immigrant Workers Toolkit.


ATTN: House of Labor Delegates

A message for House of Labor Representatives:

(Please note, meeting is only for Representatives to the LA County Federation of Labor House of Labor. This is not a public meeting.)

Please be advised that this upcoming October House of Labor meeting location has changed and will be held at:

 

IBEW Local 11 Union Hall

6023 Garfield Ave

Commerce, CA 90040

 

Meeting will begin at 7 p.m. after Labor 411 BBQ (see event below). Contact 213-381-5611 if you have any questions.


Upcoming Events:

Unions For All LAX Rally and March

Los Angeles is an economically divided city that works for big companies like Southwest and American Airlines, Uber and Lyft, and McDonalds, but not for people like us. Working people struggle to afford the things we need for our families including rent, food, gas, and school supplies.

On October 2nd, all of the communities who make our city great are coming together to demand #UnionsForAll so everyone in LA can live, work and raise our families in our great city.

 

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 10 AM

6101 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

 

For more information, see the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/2239518782843911/


Disaster Preparedness & Active Shooter Training

We are proud to announce our newest Union Resiliency Training where we will be covering disaster preparedness with and dealing with an active shooter. Learn to prepare your home and your office for a major disaster and how to survive an active shooter incident.

Sat, October 5, 2019

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT

2130 James M Wood Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90006

RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/disaster-preparedness-active-shooter-training-tickets-73452274731


A Conversation with Steven Greenhouse

Click here to RSVP.


Labor411's 11th Annual BBQ & Union Fest

Join friends, family and your union sisters and brothers in a celebration of labor and enjoy union-made tacos prepared as only a union grillmaster can.

 

Monday, October 21, 2019

5 - 7 p.m. (before House of Labor)

IBEW Local 11 Union Hall
6023 Garfield Ave
Commerce, CA 90040

Please RSVP to Karina Jimenez: (818) 884-8966 x1101 or karina@sendersgroup.com


5th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast

Friday, November 8, 2019

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

Bob Hope Patriotic Hall

1816 S Figueroa Street

Los Angeles, CA 90015

 

Please join us in honoring the lives of all men and women who have served our country.

 

RSVP at: https://lafedveterans.eventbrite.com

 

This year's keynote speaker is military veteran Hector Barajas, founder of the Deported Veterans Support House.


March 2020 COPE Endorsement Meetings

Click here for information about March 2020's COPE endorsement meetings.

Please reach out to Hugo Romero at hugo@thelafed.org or 714-510-6597 with any questions or for more information.


Job Postings

External Organizers & Lead Organizers, Western States Regional Joint Board Workers United – SEIU

Campaign Researcher, Western States Regional Joint Board Workers United – SEIU

Port Driver Wage Advocate or Attorney, Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE)

Business Representative, IATSE Local 871


Stay Current - Labor News

Teen Vogue - Ride-Share Drivers Are Fighting to Make the Gig Economy Fairer
https://www.teenvogue.com/story/uber-lyft-drivers-california-new-law

Bloomberg - Google Contractors Vote to Join United Steelworkers Union
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-24/google-contractors-vote-to-join-united-steelworkers-union-says

NPR - Chicago Teachers Are Ready To Strike
https://www.npr.org/2019/09/27/764918260/chicago-teachers-are-ready-to-strike

The Hill - Senate confirms Scalia as Labor secretary
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/463250-senate-confirms-trump-labor-pick-scalia

LA Times - How the rise of streaming could turn Hollywood musicians into an endangered species
https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2019-09-25/hiltzik-streaming-endangers-hollywood-musicians

 

Links: The LA Fed website and The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor facebook- https://www.facebook.com/thelafed/