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.

Media Advisory for Thurs., Mar. 19, 2020 — Thousands of Uber and Lyft Drivers Demand Silicon Valley Giants Take Immediate Action to Protect Drivers from Novel Coronavirus

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

Statement for Fri., Mar. 13, 2020 – Bob Schoonover on Impact of Coronavirus Outbreak on Frontline Healthcare Professionals and Other Public Employees

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.   

Media Advisory for Mar. 11, 2020 – Growing Epidemic of Violent Attacks on Rideshare Drivers Prompt Uber and Lyft Drivers to Host Self-Defense Classes

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.