Browsing Items (3 total) Tagged  ‘CIWA’

An article in the L.A. County Federation of Labor Newsletter profiles the Labor Immigrant Assistance Project (LIAP) and the California Immigrant Workers Association (CIWA), both efforts by the labor movement to reach out to new immigrants.

As the AFL-CIO Executive Council convenes in Los Angeles, the author surveys recent successes in unionizing immigrant workers and asks if Los Angeles represents the future of work and the labor movement.

Marchers carry signs and banners from a variety of Los Angeles community organizations and unions, including one from Local 399 reading "No Hay Paz sin Justicia Social" (No Peace without Social Justice). A handwritten note on the back of the…