Statement by Bob Schoonover on Lack of Criminal Charges Against Officers Involved in Shooting of Jacob Blake
SEIU Local 721 is thrilled to have a respected national labor champion like Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis join us to defeat Proposition 22. Supervisor Solis understands that Prop 22 is bad policy because it would give a special pass to rideshare companies like Uber, Lyft and DoorDash and let them buy their way out of following California’s labor laws. Supervisor Solis realizes that Prop 22 would set a terrible precedent that other big companies no doubt would follow.
Contact: Coral Itzcalli: 213-321-7332, firstname.lastname@example.org BOB SCHOONOVER STATEMENT ON ARMENIA-AZERBAIJAN CONFLICT (LOS ANGELES, CA) – SEIU 721 is in full solidarity with our Armenian brothers and sisters as they bring the world’s attention to the tragedy taking place in Nagorno-Karabakh. We condemn the senseless death and destruction – and we … Read More
Hundreds to Caravan and Hold Press Conference Calling on the Los Angeles City Council to Take Immediate Steps to Ease South LA Housing Crisis; Commit to Affordable Housing Development Amid Economic Fallout of COVID-19 Pandemic
Frontline Workers To Descend on Phoenix In-Person and Virtually with Massive LED Truck Rally Featuring Social Media Videos Urging Sen. McSally to Stand Up for America’s Working Families; U.S. Senate Dithers on Relief for Frontline Workers, States and Local Governments Even Though America’s Richest Already Got $5 Trillion from Congress Back in March; HEROES Act Relief Critical as American Unemployment Rate Grows to 51 Million and 43 Million Americans Now at Risk of Eviction Since National Moratorium Expired
A bold new policy will be introduced at the upcoming LA County Board of Supervisors meeting to stop the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate any new outbreaks. The policy establishes worker-led public health councils in the workplace, serving as the eyes and ears of the day-to-day operations and expanding the capacity of the Public Health Department. It also allows the department to certify worker organizations, assisting public health councils with education, technical assistance, and tracking and reporting any instances of non-compliance.
Los Angeles part of 25-city protest from coast to coast demanding corporations, government take action to confront triple threat of white supremacy, public health emergency, broken economy
Hundreds to Caravan and Hold Press Conference Calling on the University to End the Rampant Over Policing of Black and Brown Students and Community Members by Disbanding USC Police, Reinvest Funds to Support Affordable Housing; End Restrictive Campus Security Measures
Joined by interfaith leaders, labor, people of color, immigrants, community members, and victims of police brutality, Black Lives Matter-LA is set to hold a memorial service in Downtown Los Angeles on Monday, June 8, honoring George Floyd and demanding justice for those killed by the hands of the police.
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