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California Labor Federation Throws Full Support Behind Sen. Becker Bill to Give Minor-League Baseball Players a Bill of Rights

Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski: “A Minor League Players’ Bill of Rights is long overdue. These professional athletes are being exploited under repressive conditions by team owners, leaving many earning poverty wages. They have been stripped of their name and branding, and many are unable to care for their families because […]

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Workers Celebrate Passage of Desperately Needed COVID Paid Sick Leave Bill

Statement By California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski “Today’s passage of COVID paid sick leave is an important victory for frontline workers and families across the state. Paid sick leave is one of the most potent weapons we have in the arsenal to slow the spread and protect workers and the public. “As the […]

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California Labor Federation Applauds Paid Sick Leave Proposal, Calls for Immediate Action to Provide Relief to Frontline Workers

California Labor Federation Applauds Paid Sick Leave Proposal, Calls for Immediate Action to Provide Relief to Frontline Workers Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski: “Working people deeply appreciate the Governor and legislative leadership acting with urgency to extend paid sick leave for workers stricken by COVID. From the first day of this […]

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Essential Workers Urge CA Legislature to Provide COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

Essential Workers Urge CA Legislature to Provide COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Sacramento, CA – On Thursday, a coalition of essential workers, worker advocates and labor unions came together to urge the California Legislature to provide two weeks of COVID-19 supplemental paid sick days to workers. COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave previously expired in September 2021 […]

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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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