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6-16-2020 From IATSE Comms Department

America faces a crisis on three critical fronts: a public health pandemic, an economic free fall and long-standing structural racism.

As America’s labor movement, we must urgently address all three with precision and purpose. They cannot be fixed separately.

This is why we are coming together nationwide as working people on June 17 in a “Workers First Caravan for Racial and Economic Justice”—to demand Congress pass the HEROES Act and address police reforms that are urgently needed.

5-1-2020 Putting workers first -congressional legislation

As congress proposes new legislation to tackle the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we must act quickly to ensure that any new legislation puts workers first.

That Includes provisions that preserve our access to quality healthcare, protect our hard-earned pensions, and fix the broken state unemployment systems that are delaying access to critical financial assistance to millions of working families.

4-20-20 Los Angeles County Labor Federation report 4-20-20

Los Angeles County Fed digital meeting April 2020



Chair Thom Davis began the online informational meeting by saying these were unprecedented, challenging times.

Jessie Moskeda of the Miguel Contreras foundation said the Fed got $500,000 in loan forgiveness for their program. 

They placed 40 of 50 of their second chance program people into jobs.

They postponed the May awards ceremony.



Rosemary Molina is continuing The Organize Amazon Campaign.

75 workers have fallen ill.

4-14-20 IATSE: 15,000 Sign Petition To Sinclair CEO For Broadcast Technicians

As a result of the COVID- 19 pandemic, broadcast sports technicians across the country find themselves unemployed, without financial relief. In a recently published article by the IATSE (The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees,) Sinclair has not yet amended their previous offer of a $2,500 loan to its unemployed broadcast technicians.

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