California Labor Head Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher Applauds New Protections for Immigrant Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Shubhangi Domokos, 916-934-6963 SACRAMENTO – (Friday, January 13, 2023) – Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, leader of the California Labor Federation, issued the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced guidance that noncitizen workers who are victims of, or witnesses to, labor rights violations can now access a […]

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2023 Labor Diaper Drive!

LABOR GIVES BACK Diaper Need is an issue that too many working families face. The cost of diapers continue to rise, costing upwards of $120 a month to diaper a baby! Childcare has been identified as a major issue for workers, but childcare cannot be accessed if a family doesn’t have a daily supply of […]

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Lorena Gonzalez Elected As Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the California Labor Federation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2022 Contact: Evan McLaughlin (619) 850-2790 / evan@mcsapolitical.com Gonzalez, First Woman and Person of Color to Take Helm at Federation, Vows to Create Opportunity for the Future of California’s Workers, Lead Labor Movement Into Next Era of Organizing  SAN FRANCISCO – Lorena Gonzalez was elected and sworn in today as […]

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California Labor Federation Condemns SCOTUS Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski   (Sacramento) – “The conservative majority on the Supreme Court struck another devastating blow to workers today with its decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Reproductive health care is a workers’ issue that’s inextricably linked to the fundamental freedoms unions advocate for every day. Those most […]

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California Labor Federation Applauds Senate Labor Committee For Advancing Right to Unionize for Legislative Staff AB 1577 (Stone) Clears Key Committee in Historic Vote

(SACRAMENTO) – The California Labor Federation today applauded the Senate Labor Committee vote to advance AB 1577 (Stone), a measure that allows staff of the California Legislature to unionize. Today’s vote marks the first time a bill granting the right to join a union for legislative staff in California has passed a committee, signaling crucial […]

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JUNE 18TH POOR PEOPLE’S MORAL MARCH ON WASHINGTON AND TO THE POLLS

Read the full article on Beyond Chron by clicking here. Building Momentum for November On June 18th, tens of thousands will assemble at the National Mall for a march organized by the Poor People’s Campaign (PPC). The PPC is a nationwide interracial and interfaith coalition of 200 organizations in 45 states. The “Moral March on Washington […]

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