Press Release


LCLAA Supports the PRO Act

The PRO Act Means More Power to Union Members and Represents a Crucial Step Toward Leveling the Playing Field for Working Families On February 6, 2020, the House of Representatives passed the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act, HR 2474). For workers across our nation, this is one of the most significant pieces of legislation to have entered the House floor in recent years. The PRO Act would essentially allow workers to form and join unions without having to go through countless hurdles. Unionization is one of the most powerful resources for Latino and ...

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Presidential Candidates Positions on Trade Policy

For Immediate Release Contact: Will Wiltschko, (831) 917-7997 or will@citizenstrade.org Only a Few Democratic Presidential Candidates Detail Their Trade Policy Positions Prior to "Super Tuesday" Sanders, Steyer & Warren Provide Answers to Detailed Trade Policy Questionnaire; Biden, Bloomberg, Buttigieg, Gabbard & Klobuchar Campaigns Fail to Respond Berkeley, Calif. — Just days before "Super Tuesday," a California-based collation of labor, environmental and human rights organizations says only a few Democratic Presidential candidates have answered its detailed ...

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SUPERVISORS CONSIDER RAISING WAGES FOR 25,000 LOW-WAGE WORKERS

On Thursday, April 12, the Board of Supervisor’s Budget and Finance Committee will hold a hearing on Supervisor Jeff Sheehy’s proposed living wage amendments that would significantly raise wages for more than 25,000 workers in San Francisco, including publicly-funded home health care aides, workers at city-funded non-profit agencies, parents in CalWORKs, a program in which family heads, predominately women, work for public assistance, and people who work on city-leased property at San Francisco airport. Advocates are holding a press rally on Thursday, April 12, at 9 ...

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FAITH LEADERS HOLD SYMBOLIC CEREMONY OF WASHING FEET OF LOW-WAGE WORKERS

Leaders from a variety of denominations wash the feet of low-wage workers on the steps of City Hall on Thursday to send a message to the Mayor and Board of Supervisors to raise the wage rate of city-funded home health care aides and non-profit workers, airport workers, and parents working in the CalWORKs program. The ceremony is from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the steps at 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Pl. on March 29. Clergy taking part include Rev. Amos Brown of Third Baptist Church, Rev. Jeffrey Cheifetz of Covenant Presbyterian Church, Rev. Ellen Clark King of Grace Cathedr...

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Voter Guide 2018

LIVING WAGE COALITION RELEASES VOTER GUIDE ON CANDIDATES FOR SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR For the June 5, 2018, election, the San Francisco Living Wage Coalition issued a living wage voter guide on mayoral candidates. You can find it here http://www.livingwage-sf.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Living-Wage-voter-guide-2018.pdf The Coalition mailed a questionnaire to each candidate regarding their positions on issues that impact low-wage workers. By the deadline, 4 of the 8 candidates responded to these questions. You can find their responses here at this link: http://ww...

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