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Jan 26, 2012

Hundreds Gather in Hollywood to Protest Against FedEx

On January 25th, 2012, SEIU ULTCW members joined with over 500 union members and community activists in Hollywood to protest corporate tax dodging. The action today targeted FedEx, which made over $4 billion in profit last year but paid just 1% of that income in taxes.The group of protesters sent a direct message to FedEx:

Nov 28, 2011

Community Coalition: Banks Should Give Back, Help Create Jobs in South L.A.

Part of “The Fight for a Fair Economy” series By Laphonza Butler You don’t have to go far to see the struggles of the South Los Angeles community. You can drive up and down any street and see closed businesses, …

Nov 2, 2011

Huffington Post: Teachers, Service Workers Support Oakland’s Strike Without Striking

The Occupy Oakland movement has had support from unions and laborers since its early days, but for a union to issue a formal strike is a different matter. Unions often need a ten-day notice and must have a member meeting …

Oct 20, 2011

LA Times: Labor, immigrant groups join Occupy L.A. at rally

As business-attired employees left their offices at the end of the workday Wednesday, about 250 activists from Occupy L.A., immigrant rights groups, Good Jobs L.A. and SEIU-United Long Term Care Workers gathered outside California Plaza in downtown Los Angeles. The …

Oct 20, 2011

NBC: SEIU Joins Occupy LA Protest

The Service Employees International Union and United Long Term Care Workers, California’s largest union, joined the march Wednesday — echoing Occupy LA’s demands and the need to pass the American Jobs Act. “We saw unfortunately the Senate vote the whole …

Oct 18, 2011

SEIU ULTCW Members to Join Occupy LA Rally – Calling For an End to Corporate Greed and Support for the American Jobs Act

LOS ANGELES, CA. – As part of the Occupy Los Angeles movement, hundreds of SEIU United Long Term Care Workers (ULTCW) and those they care for will rally downtown with other coalition members to end corporate greed and call on …

Oct 17, 2011

Occupy LA to Occupy California: ULTCW Members join in all Regions!

Almost two weeks ago, ULTCW announced its endorsement of OccupyLA and now many of our members have joined Occupy events all over the state.

ULTCW members have been participating in Occupy movements in Los Angeles, Oakland, Long Beach, Berkeley, Hollister, Santa Cruz, and Chino Hills and San Bernardino.

Oct 6, 2011

SEIU United Long Term Care Workers endorse OccupyLA

Los Angeles, CA — The SEIU United Long Term Care Workers (ULTCW) union announced today that they have endorsed the “Occupy” protests in Los Angeles; these protests began in New York City and have now spread to other cities nation-wide. …

Aug 21, 2011

LA Times: Congresswomen hear economic, unemployment woes at Inglewood event

Over 2,000 South LA residents gathered at the The “Kitchen Table Summit” to share their stories and urge Reps. Maxine Waters, Karen Bass and Laura Richardson to push corporations to help fix the economy and devise ways to put people …

Aug 20, 2011

Community to Congress: It’s about JOBS!

ULTCW President Laphonza Butler moderated today’s Kitchen Table Summit, put together by Good Jobs LA. The summit featured Congresswomen Maxine Waters, Laura Richardson and Karen Bass and brought in over 2,000 community members…

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