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…

By Evan Henerson August 31 is the Second Annual Union Night at Dodger Stadium. Attendees who buy tickets receive a special limited-edition Union Night T-shirt and those who buy groups of 50 tickets or more will be recognized during pregame festivities. For tickets, click here.  Before the game, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor will…

August 31 is the Second Annual Union Night at Dodger Stadium. Attendees who buy tickets receive a special limited-edition Union Night T-shirt and those who buy groups of 50 tickets or more will be recognized during pregame festivities. For tickets, click here.  Before the game, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor will recognize seven affiliates…

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By Evan Henerson The Supreme Court’s notorious Janus vs AFSCME decision took an instant toll on many public sector unions and SEIU Local 721 was no exception. But given the Local’s work to increase membership over the past 40 year – reaching a 90% density – the damage could have been a lot worse. “We…

By Michael Messina

“We want JJJ, not Trump’s L.A.!” came the chant from the more than 75 protestors who gathered in front of developer Geoff Palmer’s luxury Medici apartment complex. The affordable housing rally in downtown L.A. Tuesday highlighted the unaffordability of complexes like Palmer’s, the toll it is taking on residents put out by these exorbitant structures, and the need to vote Yes on Proposition JJJ this November.

By Kelly Ross

Los Angeles is home to some of the best venues in the nation, making it a great place to celebrate Independence Day. Whether you want to experience a fireworks spectacular or enjoy a whole weekend of patriotic festivities, we’ve got the place for you to spend your 4th. Attend one of the following events and ring in Independence Day in the best way possible, by supporting good jobs that pay workers fairly and promote a stronger American middle class!

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By Kelly Ross

Los Angeles is home to some of the best eateries in California, and some of the best are union. Langer’s Delicatessen, situated in Downtown Los Angeles on Alvarado St., happens to be one of them. This old school favorite is now in its 69th year and is union-staffed and operated by members of UNITE HERE.