All Workers Need to Know Their Rights

BY LORENA GONZÁLEZ My kids aren’t typical young workers. They grew up in the labor movement with a Mom who preaches the gospel of workers’ rights. That’s why I was shocked when my 20-year-old son casually mentioned working 7 straight days washing dishes at the nursing home where he had a part time job. “Seven […]

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Labor’s 2024 Legislative Priorities Reflect the Urgency to Shape the Future of Work for all Californians 

Labor’s 2024 Legislative Priorities Reflect the Urgency to Shape the Future of Work for all Californians  California Labor Federation Sponsors Bills to Limit Job Loss from AI and Automation; Attach Labor Standards to Public Subsidies; Protect Essential Public Services and Service Workers; Protect Workers Exercising their Rights on the Job.   Sacramento, CA – (Wednesday, April […]

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Lawmakers Urged to Protect Essential Public Sector Workers and Preserve Vital Human Services

Lawmakers Urged to Protect Essential Public Sector Workers and Preserve Vital Human Services California Unions and Anti-Poverty Advocates Warn That Continued Outsourcing, Reliance on Temp Work, and High Service Job Vacancies Are Negatively Impacting Californians Who Rely on Public Services Sacramento, CA – (Wednesday, April 17, 2024) – The California Labor Federation, SEIU California, and […]

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Working Californians Left Vulnerable as Indoor Heat Safety Standard Goes Abandoned

Working Californians Left Vulnerable as Indoor Heat Safety Standard Goes Abandoned Statewide Labor Coalition Furious as Critical Vote on Indoor Heat Standard is Pulled Back Sacramento, CA – (Thursday, March 21, 2024) – Wearing stickers reading, “Heat Kills,” laundry workers, farmworkers, janitors, steelworkers, fast food workers, stagehand technicians, construction and shipyard workers, packed into a […]

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Working Californians Left Vulnerable as Indoor Heat Safety Standard Goes Abandoned

Working Californians Left Vulnerable as Indoor Heat Safety Standard Goes Abandoned Statewide Labor Coalition Furious as Critical Vote on Indoor Heat Standard is Pulled Back Sacramento, CA – (Thursday, March 21, 2024) – Wearing stickers reading, “Heat Kills,” laundry workers, farmworkers, janitors, steelworkers, fast food workers, stagehand technicians, construction and shipyard workers, packed into a […]

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California’s New Economy – Climate, Manufacturing, and Infrastructure Labor Standards and Community Benefits

California’s New Economy – Climate, Manufacturing, and Infrastructure Labor Standards and Community Benefits  The federal government is making historic investments in infrastructure and climate projects that will bring billions of dollars to California. California is poised to create millions of jobs in established and emerging industries in construction, manufacturing, and operations. However, there is no guarantee […]

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May Day 2024

– Find A May Day Action Near You – Our Labor Councils are planning actions up and down the state for May 1st, to celebrate International Workers Day! This year’s May Day actions stress solidarity across sectors as workers push for higher wages, stronger contracts, the right to join a union, and fight back against […]

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Labor’s Principles on Use of Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and Technology in the Workplace

Labor’s Principles on Use of Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and Technology in the Workplace Labor has developed principles for the use of Artificial Intelligence, automation, and other technology in the workplace that can harness the potential to improve working conditions and make work safer and more productive. There is nothing inevitable about AI technology. The future […]

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