Katrina Foley - Supervisor Elect OC

Congratulations to Supervisor-elect Katrina Foley

With almost 100% of the vote counted, Foley leads 44-30% over former state senator John Moorlach. Thank you to all our locals for your countless hours of work and support in making this victory possible. The results of this election shows the power of working

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Joe Biden & Union Friends

President Biden Calls Union Reps ‘Real Friends’

“President Joe Biden on Wednesday met with union leaders to get input on his forthcoming infrastructure plan, while nominating a new head of the National Labor Relations Board and rolling back a Trump-era apprenticeship program. Among those present were several heads of construction-related unions including

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Catalyst Dispensary Eastside

CANNABIS AND LABOR TEAM UP TO HELP CLEAR CRIMINAL RECORDS

Catalyst Cannabis is a locally owned and operated cannabis dispensary and this week they are teaming up with UFCW 324 and the Orange County Labor Federation to help people expunge their criminal records. As UFCW so effectively put it, “Expungement means getting criminal records changed

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Join together to get ahead

The Labor Wire June 26, 2018   On the eve of a likely ruling against workers in Janus v. AFSCME, leading economists continue to say unions are the best tool to raise pay and standards for working people. A recent paper by Henry Farber, Daniel

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A broken immigration system

The Labor Wire June 21, 2018   After a week of family separation, workplace raids and even more bad legislation, it is clearer than ever that we must fix our broken immigration system. “The Trump administration is using enforcement overreach to terrify immigrant workers and

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A better deal for workers

The Labor Wire June 14, 2018   Democrats in Congress this week introduced a key piece of legislation designed to combat growing inequality and strengthen working people’s right to fight for our economic rights. “All working people should have the freedom to join together to

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You gotta fight for your right to vote

  The Labor Wire June 12, 2018   Conservatives on the Supreme Court yesterday backed Ohio officials’ efforts to purge tens of thousands of citizens from its voter rolls, likely opening the door for other states to take similar actions. Brought by the A. Philip

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Jobs, jobs, jobs

The Labor Wire May 31, 2018 Washington often misses the big picture by focusing on narrow details, like the monthly jobs report due out tomorrow from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This month’s numbers will likely continue a trend of modest job growth dating

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