LA County and City of LA Frontline Workers Demand Trump Administration Bail Out Working People Not Just Big Corporations; Workers Who Are Daily Risking Their Health and Lives on the Frontlines of COVID-19 Will Take a Break from Coronavirus Response to Deliver Message Directly on President Trump’s Palos Verdes Doorstep
Nurses File Complaint with Cal/OSHA and Warn LA County’s Hoarding of Masks and Failure to Provide Frontline Workers with Critical Equipment Risks Public Health and All but Guarantees Spread of COVID-19 Among Patients and Hospital Staff
Drivers Call on Companies to Comply with State Law and Reclassify Drivers as Employees; Immediately Drop Deceptive $110 Million Ballot Measure and Use Funds to Provide Relief to Drivers; Provide 14 Days Paid Leave to All Affected Drivers; Provide Free COVID-19 Screenings to All Drivers LOS ANGELES, CA – Thousands … Read More
Our union is actively working with employers to ensure facilities and worksites have the equipment and supplies they need; that workers are trained in the right protocols for their job and workplace; and they are appropriately staffed. Frontline public workers are leading the fight for safer workplaces, and their efforts are an important step in protecting the health of our communities.
Following reports of rampant violence towards Uber and Lyft drivers – including a violent physical attack on a New York City (NYC) Uber driver that left him in a coma for 25 days – members of the Mobile Workers Alliance (MWA) are jumping into action to host preventive self-defense classes for all Uber and Lyft drivers in the Los Angeles area.
Less than two weeks after launching a petition drive to improve restroom conditions at the Los Angeles International Airport rideshare holding lot, Uber and Lyft drivers with Mobile Workers Alliance have secured additional restrooms and handwashing stations, along with the promise of future improved facilities from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officials.
Dozens of Uber and Lyft drivers with the Mobile Workers Alliance will rally at the Los Angeles International Airport rideshare holding lot to protest the dangerous and unsanitary conditions of the restrooms provided to drivers, before delivering a petition with more than 2,000 signatures to Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officials. Restrooms at the rideshare holding lot are disease ridden and unsanitary, with insufficient maintenance causing human waste and paper trash to accumulate quickly, often spilling out of the toilets and onto floors and surrounding areas.
Marchers’ Demands Echo Against Luxury Towers Packed with Empty Condos in City Boasting 3 Vacant Units for Every Unhoused Person; Advocates Call for Vacancy Tax After City and State Pass Historic Tenant Protections
Hundreds of Uber and Lyft Drivers Will Descend on the Posh Beverly Hills Neighborhood to Protest Uber’s Poverty Wages and its Assault on California’s New Labor Law; Similar Protests Expected at Homes and Offices of Bay Area Investors, Including Google Ventures
Following Three Flu-Related Deaths of Children in Other Facilities, Caregivers to Protest Government Inaction by Making Flu Prevention Packages Available for Detainees Being Denied Flu Shots