If Martin Luther King Jr. still lived, he’d probably tell people to join unions. King understood racial equality was inextricably linked to economics. He asked, “What good does it do to be able to eat at a lunch counter if you can’t buy a hamburger?” Those disadvantages have persisted. Today, for instance, the wealth of […]Read More
Los Angeles Teachers Stay Strong; Win Improvements
Less than a month into 2019, the teachers of Los Angeles have proven that last year’s wave of collective action isn’t quieting down. After taking to the streets in a strike that has captured the country’s imagination, members of United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) are returning to classrooms today after overwhelmingly approving a paradigm-shifting contract […]Read More
Support Federal Workers!
It’s been almost four weeks since 800,000+ federal employees have been shut out from their jobs without pay because of President Trump’s partial government shutdown.. President Trump has stated he is prepared to let the government shutdown go on for “months or even years” if his border wall is not fully funded. In the meantime, […]Read More
Strike! – Support LA Educators!
LA educators today are standing together with the community to fight for smaller class sizes, more counselors and librarians, fair wages and a quality education for every student in LAUSD. Striking is always a last resort and it takes extraordinary courage to risk everything to do what’s right. That’s exactly what more than 30,000 United […]Read More
Gov. Newsom Offers Bold Budget Proposal Addressing California’s Most Pressing Needs
California Unions Look Forward to Partnering with Governor and Legislature to Protect Workers, Build an Economy That Works for All Gov. Gavin Newsom pledged to be bold in tackling some of California’s most enduring challenges, and with his first budget proposal he’s signaled that his administration is poised to deliver on that promise. The […]Read More
California’s Drug Transparency Law Providing Major Benefits to Working People
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2018 Contact: Steve Smith 510-326-4644 email@example.com Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski Today’s news that large drug companies are cancelling price hikes that would further gouge Californians is proof positive that our state’s landmark drug transparency law is working. SB 17 was a top priority for California’s […]Read More