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CONTACT:

Steve Smith, Communications Director

phone: (510) 326-4644

email: ssmith@calaborfed.org

California Labor Federation Applauds Governor’s Budget for Critical Investments in Jobs, Education and Health Care, Commitment to COVID Paid Sick Leave

California Labor Federation Applauds Governor’s Budget for Critical Investments in Jobs, Education and Health Care, Commitment to COVID Paid Sick Leave Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski Gov. Newsom’s 2022-2023 budget proposal includes historic investments in critical priorities for all Californians, including  health care, COVID response, transportation, housing, workforce development and good […]

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California Labor Federation Thrilled to Announce Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez’s Return to Labor Movement

For Immediate Release January 3, 2022 California Labor Federation Contact: Steve Smith 510-326-4644 ssmith@calaborfed.org California Labor Federation Thrilled to Announce Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez’s Return to Labor Movement Gonzalez to Join Federation, Federation Executive Council Announces Intent for Her to Become Chief Officer Upon Art Pulaski’s Retirement in July SACRAMENTO — The California Labor Federation today […]

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California Labor Celebrates Signing of Bills to Lift Up Immigrant, Women Workers New Laws Cement California’s Status as National Leader on Workers’ Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2021 Contact: Steve Smith 510-326-4644 ssmith@calaborfed.org California Labor Celebrates Signing of Bills to Lift Up Immigrant, Women Workers New Laws Cement California’s Status as National Leader on Workers’ Rights Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski By signing the Garment Worker Protection Act and other bills to lift […]

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California Labor Federation Applauds Governor’s Signing of First-in-the-Nation Warehouse Worker Protection Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2021 California Labor Federation Contact: Sebastian Silva 619-754-3350 ssilva@calaborfed.org California Labor Federation Applauds Governor’s Signing of First-in-the-Nation Warehouse Worker Protection Bill Statement by California Labor Federation Executive-Secretary Treasurer Art Pulaski Warehouse workers have long performed extremely dangerous work, suffering job-related injuries at rates almost double the average across the private […]

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Workers Powered the Campaign to Crush Harmful Recall Effort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2021 California Labor Federation Contact: Steve Smith 510-326-4644 ssmith@calaborfed.org Workers Powered the Campaign to Crush Harmful Recall Effort Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski Tonight our shared values as Californians emerge not just intact, but stronger than ever. By a landslide, Californians rejected calls by right-wing Republicans […]

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Thousands of Union Volunteers Hit Streets In Final Four Days to Get Out Vote for No on Recall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2021 California Labor Federation Contact: Steve Smith 510-326-4644 ssmith@calaborfed.org Thousands of Union Volunteers Hit Streets In Final Four Days to Get Out Vote for No on Recall AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler, Executive VP Tefere Gebre to Join Final GOTV Push SACRAMENTO – Thousands of union volunteers will knock doors and […]

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“An incalculable loss to the labor movement”: California Labor Federation Statement on the Passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

For Immediate Release California Labor Federation Contact: Steve Smith 510-326-4644 SSmith@calaborfed.org “An incalculable loss to the labor movement”: California Labor Federation Statement on the Passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski “We are shocked and deeply saddened this morning to learn of the passing of AFL-CIO President […]

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Boots on the Ground: California Labor Federation Launches Campaign Powered by 2.1 Million Workers to Stop the Recall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2021 CONTACT: Steve Smith, CA Labor Federation, (510) 326-4644, ssmith@calaborfed.org Mike Roth (916) 813-1554, mike@paschalroth.com   Volunteers Will Launch a Door-to-Door Campaign, Taking More than 10 Million Steps to Connect with Voters and STOP THE RECALL  Watch the press conference here Sacramento, CA – Today workers and union leaders with […]

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Historic Appointment of Assemblymember Rob Bonta as Attorney General

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE California Labor Federation March 24, 2021 Contact: Steve Smith 510-326-4644 ssmith@calaborfed.org   California Labor Federation Hails Historic Appointment of Assemblymember Rob Bonta as Attorney General Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski “By appointing Assemblymember Rob Bonta as California’s next Attorney General, Gov. Gavin Newsom has chosen a relentlessly progressive […]

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Standing with Workers at MWD of Southern California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2021 California Labor Federation Contact: Steve Smith 510-326-4644 ssmith@calaborfed.org California Labor Movement Stands with Workers at Metropolitan Water District of Southern California   Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski   “Ensuring that every worker in our state has a fair, safe and equitable workplace is the California […]

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