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Steve Smith, Communications Director

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Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski on Racism and Hate

The events of the past week make it crystal clear that the profound evil of white supremacy is on the march in America, emboldened by a president who refuses to issue an unqualified condemnation of hate and bigotry and instead blames “all sides” for violence perpetrated by racists. We stand in solidarity with the brave women and men who risked their lives in Charlottesville and across the US to stand up to bigots and racists who seek to denigrate and divide this great country.

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California Assembly Votes to Protect Workers’ Overtime Pay

The Assembly approval of AB 1565 is a huge victory for California’s working people. When President Obama issued an updated overtime rule in 2016, it was long overdue. Millions of low- and moderate-income workers have been putting in long hours on the job without fair compensation.

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