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July 2013

Labor at a Crossroads

2017-12-04T06:30:17+00:00

It’s not coincidental that at this very moment both the labor and racial justice movements stand at a crossroads in our nation’s consciousness. The people who fight to undo worker’s rights and assault unions are often the very same folks who craft laws and policies that allowed Trayvon Martin’s killer to walk free, [...]

Labor at a Crossroads 2017-12-04T06:30:17+00:00

May 2013

Discovering the Power of a Good Job

2017-12-04T06:30:17+00:00

At a time when there are so few programs that create good career-path jobs, it’s exciting to see one that is doing just that. RePower LA worked with IBEW Local 18 and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to support the creation of the Utility Pre-Craft Training (UPCT) program. Launched in 2011, this [...]

Discovering the Power of a Good Job 2017-12-04T06:30:17+00:00