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Workers & Families Plan Rally to Stop Whitman/Fiorina

As Republican candidates Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina launch their general election campaigns after having spent a combined $100 million to buy their respective primaries, California workers and families will rally to declare they won’t stand for Whitman and Fiorina’s plans to buy the Governor’s and Senator’s offices in a hostile corporate takeover of California.

OC Labor Federation to Honor Speaker Pérez

At their 10th annual Solidarity Awards dinner, the OC Labor Federation will honor Assembly Speaker John Pérez and other worthy recipients. The dinner is on May 22, 2010 at the Anaheim Convention Center.  From today’s press release: Orange County Labor Federation to Honor Speaker John A. Pérez, Nick Berardino and other labor and community leaders…

We need good jobs now. Wall Street needs to pay!

In the short term, economic recovery requires funding jobs at least in part by borrowing for the spending to really stimulate the economy. But in the medium to long term, we need to pay back the borrowed money we spend today and have the tax base to address our long-term infrastructure deficit. We believe it is only fair to ask Wall Street to pay for repairing the economy. After all, they are the once, who’s reckless greed helped kill our jobs.

Hilda Solis Picked for Labor Secretary

Congresswoman Hilda Solis, the only representative of Central American descent,  will be named as Obama’s pick for Labor Secretary according to the AP. Solis was re-elected in November for her fifth term representing California’s 23rd Congressional (including, Azusa, Baldwin Park, City Terrace, Covina, Duarte, El Monte, El Sereno, Irwindale, Rosemead, South El Monte, West Covina and parts…