Our friends at the Angels invite AFM Local 47 members to join the Orange County Labor Federation for a fantastic union discount on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 7:05 p.m.
Lower level seats are available to union members for just $22, and every ticket includes a voucher for a free hot dog and small soda!
Find more information on the event & purchase tickets at http://m.mlb.com/angels/tickets/info/oclf
Hanging out with “Proud Union Thug,” longtime Local 47 member Tom Morello (The Nightwatchman, Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave).
Above: Diane Lauerman, John Acosta; below: Gary Lasley, Linda Rapka
Local 47 in solidarity with Raise the Wage, Fight For $15, Black Lives Matter, LA Progressive, the ACLU, and the immigrant rights movement that seeks the implementation of DACA and DAPA without delay!
Linda Rapka, Michael Ankney & Diane Lauerman carrying Old Glory all the way from Chinatown to City Hall!
Application Deadline: Jan. 31
Today, rising education costs are making it difficult for even many union families to afford the cost of tuition. That’s one reason Union Plus, which provides important consumer benefits to union members and retirees, offers a unique scholarship program that in just over two decades has awarded over $3.5 million in education funding to more than 2,300 union members, spouses and dependent children. Continue reading
#WeAreTheGreek campaign seeks to keep the Greek a family-operated – and union-friendly – venue
Nederlander Concerts, the family-owned company that has run the Greek Theatre for over 30 years with a collective bargaining agreement with Local 47, is in danger of losing its contract to Live Nation, putting union music at the historic venue at risk.
Last month, Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks commissioners recommended in favor of a takeover by national conglomerate Live Nation, which has no obligation to negotiate a CBA. Continue reading
Local 47 Electronic Media Division Administrator Gordon Grayson and Communications Director Linda Rapka manned the Local 47 booth at the Union Jobs Festival on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Crenshaw Baldwin Hills Plaza. Photo by Linda A. Rapka
Local 47 was proud to participate in the inaugural Union Jobs Festival on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 at the Crenshaw Baldwin Hills Plaza.
Hosted by Congresswoman Karen Bass, the event welcomed more than 1,000 visitors to learn about area unions and labor-friendly organizations. Joining representatives from Working Californians, IBEW Local 18, LAANE, the United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, MTA, SCOPE, SFUA Local 709, Repower LA, and many more, Local 47 Electronic Media Division Administrator Gordon Grayson and Communications Director Linda Rapka were on hand to share information about Local 47, the Referral Service, and our #listenLA project.
Local 47 congratulates and thanks festival coordinator Anthony Mack for his efforts in putting together a very successful festival. Should this become an annual event as hoped, Mack looks forward to featuring a concert with Local 47 musicians at next year’s festival.