Sean Rivas is an advocate. He has dedicated his time to helping those in his community that need it the most.

More than 70 members from 20 different Council 36 local unions attended the Steward training on March 18 & 19.

In preparation for their upcoming negotiations, our Los Angeles City Local Unions held an organizing blitz.

Employees and union supporters lined Wilshire Avenue on Tuesday afternoon while holding signs demanding a fair contract with Bet Tzedek Legal Services.

Members of AFSCME Local 3915 voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new contract negotiated with the City of Glendora.

AFSCME Local 946 members held an informational picket outside of Bet Tzedek Legal Services Wednesday afternoon to demand a fair contract.

After months of negotiating, City of Maywood employees voted to ratify their first union contract.

These essential workers, who provide vital city services as executive assistants, maintenance workers, accountants, and much more, won a contract that will improve working conditions and raise wages.

AFSCME Locals 119, 830, 2712, and 3511 have ratified new contracts with the County of Los Angeles.

AFSCME Local 619 has secured an unprecedented agreement with the City of Cerritos to provide lifetime dental and vision benefits to members. The side-letter agreement also includes an additional 2% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA).

Women from an array of Council 36 local unions, the Council 36 retiree chapter, and community partners came together for AFSCME Local 3634’s first ever Women’s Empowerment Luncheon on October 8.

The racist comments made by Los Angeles elected officials are abhorrent and must be addressed. That they were made in the house of labor without protest from LA County Federation of Labor President Ron Herrera is an indictment of his leadership. He must resign immediately. 

Walter Blair
AFSCME District Council 36