The reason union organizing drives and drives to de-certify a union can get so tense and adversarial is because those who favor unionization are passionate about it and willing to stand up and defend it. The act of forming a union, especially in this day and age, is an uphill battle. Corporations have shown a […]
Working for a multi-billion dollar corporation puts you at an extreme disadvantage if, somewhere along the line, you and the company should have a disagreement. After all, the company employs a whole department of legal professionals in every legal area in which they presently or may operate. This vast network also has all the consultants, […]
Which of these do you currently have: ___ Homeowners Insurance ___ Automobile Insurance ___ Health Insurance ___ Life Insurance If you checked ANY of he above, have you considered protecting the ONE thing that allows you to afford coverage for the things you’ve worked so hard for? Wouldn’t it be nice if you […]
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National Hispanic Heritage Month Profiles: Danny Esparza Throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO will be profiling labor leaders and activists to spotlight the diverse contributions Hispanics and Latinos have made to our movement. Today's profile features Danny Esparza. Danny Esparza has been with UNITE HERE Local 878 as a vice president and organizer for 39 years. He recently came out of retirement to rejoin the staff of UNITE HERE to help organize and protect front-line hospitality workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kenneth Quinnell Fri, 09/24/2021 - 10:00 [...]
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Six Months on Strike, UWMA Members Standing Strong Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story. It has been six months since the Mine Workers (UMWA) went on strike against Warrior Met Coal. Warrior operates two mines, a preparation plant and a central shop, located in the heart of Alabama, 15 miles east of Tuscaloosa. The UMWA represents about 850 workers at these facilities.… [...]
National Hispanic Heritage Month Profiles: Javier Pierrend Throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO will be profiling labor leaders and activists to spotlight the diverse contributions Hispanics and Latinos have made to our movement. Today's profile features Javier Pierrend. Javier Pierrend is a bright light! He is a very talented photographer and videographer who helps highlight AFSCME's members and their stories. He is a member of AFSCME's United Staff Union and was previously a member of the Electrical Workers (IBEW). In addition to his work, Pierrend spends his time with his fiance Joseph and their two dogs. Kenneth Quinnell Thu, 09/23/2021… [...]