Unions

DNC Bows to AFSCME Union, Won’t Hold 6th Debate at UCLA

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) bowed to the wishes of the Association of Federal, State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union Wednesday, canceling the sixth Democratic Party presidential primary debate at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in December. An alternative venue for the debate has not yet been announced.

Bernie Sanders at UCLA (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Public Works Union Attacks Eric Garcetti’s ‘Green New Deal’ in L.A.

Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18, the largest union representing Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employees, are taking sides against a local Democratic candidate for city council who supports Mayor Eric Garcetti’s version of the “Green New Deal,” highlighting her socialist affiliations.

Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti and Suzette Quintanilla attend the ceremony honoring her late sister, singer Selena Quintanilla, with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 3, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / TARA ZIEMBA (Photo credit should read TARA ZIEMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders Rallies UC Workers on Strike in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, California — Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who is running for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president, appeared at a rally of over 1,000 striking workers and students outside the campus of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) on Wednesday afternoon in a show of solidarity and a pitch for labor support.

Bernie Sanders at UCLA (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)