From Unite Here! Local 11: This week, the President of the Los Angeles City Council, Herb J. Wesson Jr, sent a letter to UK-based investment firm Queensgate Investment LLP expressing concerns about the future of Freehand Hotel’s workforce.  According public reports, Queengate is in the response of acquiring the trendy downtown hotel. In the letter, dated July…

Visitors come to The City of Brotherly Love (and Sisterly Affection) for the history, the entertainment, the culture, the food and for the fun! Tourists and natives alike have their pick of so many great choices — and all of them union proud! Here’s a selection. Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site Better know for…

This is part of a series highlighting the efforts of organized labor and featured in Labor 411’s print directories. Click here to order your copy and support Labor 411! More than 130,000 workers from low-paying service industries got some relief thanks to legislation that gives them some much-needed control of their schedules. The Fair Workweek legislation passed…

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Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend mayor, Pete Buttigieg, wants real penalties for companies that violate workers’ collective bargaining rights. According to his campaign website, he will push for major reforms if elected president. His website states: “Shockingly, U.S. employers face no monetary penalties for illegally interfering with workers seeking to organize a union. Not…

President Donald Trump is on the rampage against unions yet again. Courthouse News Service reports: “President Donald Trump has called on the D.C. Circuit to immediately green-light enforcement of three executive orders challenged by labor unions and deemed unlawful by a federal judge last year. His motion filed Tuesday night comes one week after the federal appeals…

Los Angeles, CA- Senator Elizabeth Warren is the first 2020 Candidate for the Democratic Party Nomination for President to back the women-led boycott of the Terranea Resort in Southern California. Multiple women currently or formerly employed at the resort have come forward with allegations that they experienced sexual harassment or other misconduct while working at the…

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