Did you know that Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated while speaking at a rally in support of striking workers? King had travelled to Memphis, Tennessee in February of 1968 to show solidarity with the labor movement– specifically with African American sanitation workers who had staged a walkout in protest of unequal wages and working conditions. Although […]
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On Wednesday, October 30, Local 483 members elected our union’s new Executive Board and Officers for the term 2013-2016. Hector Azpilcueta, our former Vice-President, will be taking over as Secretary Treasurer! We are looking forward to working toward Hector’s vision of organizing and building power for the future. We are also thrilled to welcome Chuck […]