Essential Workers Deserve Justice
Too many grocery workers are supporting their families on poverty wages that are earned on difficult work schedules that don’t amount to full time because corporations are trying to avoid giving them benefits.
At CLUE, we believe grocery workers deserve the dignity of a full-time, 40-hour schedule and a living wage with benefits that allows them to support their families and provide them the medical care they need.
Over the years, we have worked with our partners at United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) on campaigns to unionize workers at Vons, Ralphs, Albertsons, Walmart and El Super, among others. Many of those who benefited from those campaigns have joined us at the picket lines to help achieve full representation for their fellow workers.
Los Angeles and Santa Monica CLUE leaders continued to take leadership and show solidarity with hotel and hospitality workers in various inspiring ways! By the end of the month, four hotels, the Westin Bonaventure, Millennium Biltmore, Loews Hollywood, and Laguna Cliffs Marriott, had reached a contract agreement with the union. Still, the fight for transformative
These dedicated workers are prepared to take action in order to secure fair treatment, including living wages, quality healthcare, a better pension, and appropriate staffing. At CLUE, we hold labor in high esteem and recognize its inherent dignity and stand in solidarity with hospitality workers. On Thursday, June 8, Unite Here Local 11 announced that
We celebrated the immense accomplishments that arise when we unite in solidarity to uplift the worth of laborers and immigrants while advocating for fairness in the workplace. We succeed by standing together and demanding justice, leading to life-changing impacts. This year’s Giants of Justice Awarded; Pastor Bridie Roberts, LAANE, and JOHN PULVINO, who have tirelessly
CLUE stands with workers as Councilmember Curren D. Price, Jr. introduced a motion to the city council to raise the wage for tourism workers in LA to $25 an hour, with plans to increase their pay to $30 by 2028. This action is more critical than ever as the wage rates have not kept up
Members, customers, and communities came together to rally in front of Ralphs and Vons in Lakewood to #StopTheMerger, which could be devastating for workers, customers, and communities. Thank you, Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy CLUE: Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice Long Beach Residents Empowered for coming out and supporting workers!
On Good Friday in Downtown Los Angeles, CLUE faith leaders from across Southern California united with Los Angeles Catholic Worker and UNITE HERE Local 11 for an unforgettable Stations of the Workers’ Cross event! Remembering the sufferings of Christ in Christian faith traditions alongside the struggles of hospitality workers in Southern California and beyond, we