The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor (LA Fed) and the American Red Cross (ARC) have formed a partnership supported by the Emergency Management Department for the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management. The partnership’s goal is to train 100 union members in emergency response by the end…

With a new contract, more than 48,000 workers across 22 union Locals will continue to “thrive” in their jobs at Kaiser Permanente. Kaiser Permanente has reached and agreement on a three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Alliance of Health Care Unions (AHCU). The agreement concludes negotiations that began in May and were among the largest…

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As a factory in Pennsylvania faces the effects of the great Recession, the lives and dreams of several of its workers start to crumble. Such is the harsh and still timely story of “Sweat,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage that is resonating with audiences across the country. The play is also resonating with…

By Angel Johnson Labor Day is here, and as the holiday weekend approaches, many of us get to relax and enjoy our time off with family and friends. Labor Day is an occasion to loosen up and relax, but it is also a time to reflect on the accomplishments that hard-working Americans have contributed to…