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BREAKING: California Unions Applaud Supreme Court Removing Taxpayer Deception Act from Nov Ballot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Shubhangi Domokos, shubhangi@calaborfed.org/ (916) 934-6963 California Unions Applaud Supreme Court Removing Taxpayer Deception Act from November Ballot Sacramento, CA – (Thursday, June 20, 2024) – The California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO issued the following statement in response to the California Supreme Court removing the Taxpayer Protection and Government Accountability Act from […]

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BREAKING: New Agreement on PAGA Reform Package to Preserve Workers Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Shubhangi Domokos, shubhangi@calaborfed.org/ (916) 934-6963 New PAGA Reform Package to Preserve Workers Rights Sacramento, CA – (Tuesday, June 18, 2024) – California workers face a labor law enforcement crisis, with widespread wage theft, safety violations, and misclassification and few tools to hold corporations accountable. Business groups put an initiative in the […]

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Ninth Circuit Upholds AB 5 as Constitutional Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Shubhangi Domokos, shubhangi@calaborfed.org/ (916) 934-6963 Ninth Circuit Upholds AB 5 as Constitutional Law In a Victory for Workers, Panel Sides Against Uber, Postmates Sacramento, CA – (Monday, June 10, 2024) – Today, an en banc panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed in the case Olson v. […]

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California Labor Federation Releases Statement on the Audit of the Labor Commissioner’s Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Shubhangi Domokos, shubhangi@calaborfed.org / 916-934-6963 California Labor Federation Releases Statement on the Audit of the Labor Commissioner’s Office Labor Federation Calls on the State of California to Address Labor Law Enforcement Crisis SACRAMENTO – (May 29, 2024) – Lorena Gonzalez, principal officer of the California Labor Federation, issued a statement […]

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Labor Federation Grants Statewide Strike Sanction to Janitors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEIU-USWW Media Contact: Stephen Boardman, (510) 424-3269, stephen.boardman@seiu-usww.org Labor Fed Media Contact: Caitlin Vega, (916) 402-6450, caitlin@calaborfed.org Labor Federation Grants Statewide Strike Sanction to Janitors Union Master Agreements for 20,000 janitorial members covered by Southern California and Northern California Maintenance Contractors Agreements Expire Today Sacramento, CA – (Tuesday, April 30, 2024) – […]

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Legislation Granting Striking Workers Right to Unemployment Insurance Passes First Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Unai Montes, Unai@calaborfed.org, 310.962.7369 (Bilingual) Legislation Granting Striking Workers Right to Unemployment Insurance Passes First Committee Sacramento, CA – (Wednesday, April 24, 2024) – Today, Senate Bill 1116  which would grant workers on strike the right to access unemployment insurance benefits passed the Senate Labor, Public Employment, and Retirement Committee on […]

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Unai Montes, Unai@calaborfed.org, 310.962.7369 (Bilingual) 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 […]

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Labor, Community, and Environmental Groups Demand Job Quality & Equity Standards on State and Federal Investments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Unai Montes, Unai@calaborfed.org, 310.962.7369 (Bilingual) Labor, Community, and Environmental Groups Demand Job Quality & Equity Standards on State and Federal Investments  Coalition Urges Policymakers to Adopt Strong Labor Standards with Community Benefits as Billions in Federal Infrastructure, Manufacturing, and Climate Funding Come to California  Sacramento, CA – (Thursday, March 28, 2024) […]

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Working Californians Left Vulnerable as Indoor Heat Safety Standard Goes Abandoned

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 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, […]

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