Rusty Hicks chosen to run L.A. County Federation of Labor

Rusty Hicks will take over on Jan. 1 for outgoing Los Angeles County Federation of Labor head Maria Elena Durazo.

“Born and raised in Fort Worth to a mother who was a bookkeeper of modest means, Hicks said he learned early the need for working-class people to fight for their rights. He attended Austin College north of Dallas and came to Los Angeles in 2003 as a fellow with CORO, an organization that prepares young people for careers in public affairs.”

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