Media Advisory for Tues., Feb. 23, 2021 — Children of Essential Workers Urge Biden-Harris Administration to Free the Children, Free the Women, Free Them ALL

TODAY, February 23,  the children of health care and frontline essential workers and members of the Service Employees International Union, will come together to urge the Biden-Harris administration to reunite families and free the children and women who are currently in immigration detention.  On the call, children and youth will share their stories and talk about why they believe that all families should be welcome, safe, and free in America.

Media Advisory for Wed., Feb. 17, 2021 — Uber, Lyft, Postmates drivers to hold mobile car wash at DTLA Lyft hub to protest lack of COVID-19 safety compliance

Los Angeles rideshare and delivery drivers for companies like Uber, Lyft, and Postmates are rallying at the DTLA Lyft hub to protest the inadequate response from their employers to the COVID-19 pandemic and gig companies’ refusals to abide by local safety ordinances. The protest will include a socially-distanced mobile car wash and rally, where drivers will distribute masks and cleaning supplies and sanitize their vehicles with the help of union car wash workers.

Press Release for Tues., Oct. 13, 2020 — Bob Schoonover and Mobile Workers Alliance Statement on ‘No on Prop 22’ Position by LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis

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. 

Media Advisory for Wed., Aug. 5, 2020 — AZ Workers Team Up with CA Public Workers to Deliver Electrifying HEROES Act Message to AZ U.S. Sen. Martha McSally: ‘Relief for American Workers, Not Just Billionaires!’

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

Media Advisory for Tues., July 21, 2020 — Amidst Skyrocketing COVID-19 Cases, Community Demands Public Health Protections

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.