With Pride: What Working People Are Doing This Week

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By Kenneth Quinnell With Pride: What Working People Are Doing This Week

Welcome to our regular feature, a look at what the various AFL-CIO unions and other working family organizations are doing around the country and beyond. The labor movement is big and active—here’s a look at the broad range of activities we’re engaged in this week.

Actors’ Equity:

One week from today: march with us in @LAPride‘s #ResistMarch! Info & RSVP: https://t.co/GgHLsR1vSK pic.twitter.com/07lCSicqp5

— Actors’ Equity (@ActorsEquity) June 4, 2017


It’s #WorldEnvironmentDay! Let’s not go back to these days → #1u https://t.co/kRbqwQeCSG pic.twitter.com/LNlwfE62tc

— AFGE (@AFGENational) June 5, 2017


AFSCME Raises Alarm Over IT Outsourcing in OH under Gov @JohnKasich https://t.co/YB1PTtkbQm #1u #OHunion #OHleg

— AFSCME (@AFSCME) June 5, 2017


School vouchers don’t just undermine public schools, they undermine our democracy https://t.co/d1t3WKbVUN

— AFT (@AFTunion) May 31, 2017

Air Line Pilots Association:

Help ALPA stand up for the safety of Canadian #airline pilots and passengers! https://t.co/fJm1BJNejX #safeskies #safetysaturday

— ALPA (@WeAreALPA) June 3, 2017

Alliance for Retired Americans:

How did your elected officials do protecting #SocialSecurity & #Medicare? Check out the Alliance 2016 Voting Record:https://t.co/cC39QPPB2t pic.twitter.com/MqDiUJ45FL

— Alliance Retirees (@ActiveRetirees) June 5, 2017

Amalgamated Transit Union:

Spokane #transit workers sue authority over refusal of pro-union bus ad https://t.co/uYUQvFZcct #1u #publictransit

— ATU, Transit Union (@ATUComm) June 5, 2017

American Federation of Musicians:

Festival calls not paying musicians “networking opportunity.” Actually it’s called exploitation when we aren’t paid

— Amer. Fed. Musicians (@The_AFM) June 2, 2017

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance:

This June we celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month! Share why you stand with immigrants & tag us @APALANational. #IStandWithImmigrants #IHM2017 pic.twitter.com/sCivf066fK

— APALA (@APALAnational) June 2, 2017

Association of Flight Attendants-CWA:

June is Pride Month! AFA-CWA supports all LGBTQ Flight Attendants & workers in their fight for protections on the job & in their communities

— AFA-CWA (@afa_cwa) June 1, 2017

Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers:

17 job-supporting @DemSenators tell @MDLZ @Nabisco CEO: Stop offshoring U.S. production & U.S. JOBS! https://t.co/zjFJ04ch3d #OreoJobs #1u pic.twitter.com/ytKIaheHMX

— BCTGM International (@BCTGM) June 5, 2017


The so-called right-to-work is a misguided movement that strips the American workers’ collective voice: https://t.co/Udt5INCzFt #RTW #1u

— Bricklayers Union (@IUBAC) June 5, 2017

Coalition of Black Trade Unionists:

The Rev. Terry Melvin,@CBTU72 President, welcomed the convention congregation to the finest worship service in the labor mvmt. #cbtu17 #1u pic.twitter.com/yFgYK5b9sW

— CBTU (@CBTU72) May 28, 2017

Communications Workers of America:

CWAers are in full Get-Out-The-Vote mode, working the phones for @PhilMurphyNJ‘s campaign for New Jersey governor https://t.co/5wYrmaiR0Y

— CWA (@CWAUnion) June 3, 2017

Department for Professional Employees, AFL-CIO:

“Forming a union will allow us to do a better job of advancing our goals and those of the university…” #1u https://t.co/QiyqzBkWAD

— DPE (@DPEaflcio) June 5, 2017

Electrical Workers:

Low-wages, workplace accidents mar construction industry in U.S. South https://t.co/K5WUUlzp8E #1u

— IBEW (@IBEW) June 5, 2017

Farm Labor Organizing Committee:

ICYMI: huge victory for #farmworkers in NC! https://t.co/ucYtdOrugr

— FLOC (@SupportFLOC) May 26, 2017

Fire Fighters:

RT @CAFirefighters: Already short-staffed @cityofredding preps dangerous new #firefighter layoffs. https://t.co/KxgegwaMzP

— IAFF (@IAFFNewsDesk) June 5, 2017

International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers:

Women Make Less Than Men Straight Out of College. And It’s Getting Worse. https://t.co/5l2Q88s8bI @IFPTE #womenscommittee #1u #canlab

— IFPTE (@IFPTE) June 2, 2017

International Labor Communications Association:

2017 ILCA Labor Media Contest deadline extended to June 30, 2017! View and Download the Call for Entries here: https://t.co/ClgKuzqleX pic.twitter.com/APqebkXDAF

— ILCA Communications (@ILCAonline) June 2, 2017


Iron Workers ready for the future https://t.co/giqjyWNxET #ThursdayThoughts

— Ironworkers. (@TheIronworkers) June 1, 2017

Jobs with Justice:

The tomato-growing industry has been transformed for the better by @CIW, through its Fair Food Program. https://t.co/vdHGT91U48

— Jobs With Justice (@jwjnational) June 5, 2017

Labor Council for Latin American Advancement:

“NEPA is fundamental to combating #EnvironmentalRacism.” – Chapter President Eddie Rosario of NYC LCLAA #ProtectNEPA #1uLatino #GreenLatinos pic.twitter.com/Dl6jvoOwoc

— LCLAA (@LCLAA) June 4, 2017


#LIUNA Local 1089 in Canada invests in children’s mental #healthcare at @bluewaterhealth https://t.co/dfw3ALOzVp pic.twitter.com/egtKwi17fo

— LIUNA (@LIUNA) June 1, 2017


A true labor-management partnership at the VA https://t.co/mkGVRot4K7 via @thehill @NFFE_Union #1u

— IAMAW (@MachinistsUnion) June 5, 2017

National Association of Letter Carriers:

Indianapolis Branch 39 members Dave Tunison (l) & Jim Gilmour raised nearly $2,000 for @MDAnews during the recent @MDACentralIN Musclewalk. pic.twitter.com/nBNkHFP7hw

— Letter Carriers (@NALC_National) May 28, 2017

National Day Laborer Organizing Network:

.@CityAttorneyLA—we need you to side with LA’s immigrants https://t.co/fVGT5SAbqk #FreeRomulo pic.twitter.com/tZWbBywZQZ

— NDLON (@NDLON) June 2, 2017

National Domestic Workers Alliance:

#StatusOfBlackWomen is the most comprehensive report on Black women in every state. Report releases on June 7! pic.twitter.com/XN5uI3OSJV

— Domestic Workers (@domesticworkers) June 5, 2017

National Guestworker Alliance:

Celebrating a big win against racism, xenophobia, and criminalization in Louisiana! https://t.co/gPduQHqpvi #immigration #resist pic.twitter.com/yqvMPien2M

— GuestworkerAlliance (@NGAdignity) May 31, 2017

National Nurses United:

Big winners in California’s new healthcare plan: Households and small businesses https://t.co/niNGwcWCLx #HealthyCA #SB562

— NationalNursesUnited (@NationalNurses) June 4, 2017

National Taxi Workers Alliance:

Signs of Wage Error by Uber Came Well Before an Admission https://t.co/WapWZgmk7h

— NY Taxi Workers (@NYTWA) June 2, 2017

The NewsGuild-CWA:

Workers at GateHouse publications won a stunning victory at May 25 shareholders meeting. $NEWM https://t.co/AwT3appNys pic.twitter.com/OrAEDOh2fz

— NewsGuild (@news_guild) May 31, 2017

NFL Players Association:

The #NFLPA goes green to close out #mentalhealth month. The staff is here for you. Visit https://t.co/UtmneSwJx2 to learn more. pic.twitter.com/3Kte48xsJn

— NFLPA (@NFLPA) June 1, 2017

North America’s Building Trades Unions, AFL-CIO:

Laborers win significant battle to protect Illinois prevailing wages https://t.co/g5vXxtgAH8

— The Building Trades (@BldgTrdsUnions) May 31, 2017

Pride At Work:

March with P@W & Labor at the @EqualityMarch17! Meet at 9 AM, outside the @AFLCIO – 2 blocks from the start of #EqualityMarch #1u #1upride pic.twitter.com/gH0BMxQFJk

— Pride at Work (@PrideatWork) May 31, 2017

Printing, Publishing & Media Workers Sector-CWA:

Our Government Printing Office employees are among those under assault by Trump Budget https://t.co/oGFBz3mfLB

— CWA Printing Sector (@CWAPrintingSect) June 5, 2017

Professional Aviation Safety Specialists:

Say “No” to HR1461! PASS joins Federal Workers Alliance to oppose bill that will harm veterans & the dedicated employees @DeptVetAffairs

— PASS (@PASSNational) June 2, 2017

Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union:

On-call scheduling is officially banned in #nyc thank you @NYCMayor #FairWorkWeek pic.twitter.com/uGONPJ6EIC

— RWDSU (@RWDSU) May 30, 2017

School Administrators:

Hall Passes, Buses, Lunch Duty: What If The Principal Could Focus On Achievement? https://t.co/9MmXDskCu9

— AFSA Leadership (@AFSAUnion) June 3, 2017

Solidarity Center:

6 million+ #SouthAfrica workers are w/o jobs. In a country of 55M ppl & 22M workers, that figure is staggering.https://t.co/ayK5240A7z

— Solidarity Center (@SolidarityCntr) June 5, 2017

Transport Workers:

One way to succeed in business? Have a daughter! https://t.co/g2ZM3fLksh

— TWU (@transportworker) June 5, 2017

Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO:

This is a serious problem and proof that unions are needed now more than ever. #1u https://t.co/7cgnnJ1gCt

— Transp. Trades Dept. (@TTDAFLCIO) May 25, 2017


New post on https://t.co/Gt7c4AVX2y! We Are the UAW – Potter Park Zoo https://t.co/mcPisVIM9b

— UAW (@UAW) June 1, 2017

United Food and Commercial Workers:

MT @labourreporter: Teachers at the Islamic Institute of Toronto join UFCW https://t.co/cHUflLy63O #union pic.twitter.com/ojJBgTTDyW

— UFCW (@UFCW) June 1, 2017

Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO:

Locals 455, 540 and 1000 Stand Together to Defeat Anti-Union Legislation in Texas https://t.co/9BNTFA8QIZ

— Union Label Dept. (@ULSTD_AFLCIO) May 31, 2017


After 49 years, one airline food worker earns only 31¢ over his city’s airport minimum wage. #FedUp @United https://t.co/RdWhe4bgnp pic.twitter.com/3kPjw4mTjh

— UNITE HERE (@unitehere) June 5, 2017

United Steelworkers:

Calif. Public Employee Board Files Complaint after Oak Valley Hospital Rescinds Union Rights https://t.co/LZ9Thlw04L

— United Steelworkers (@steelworkers) June 5, 2017

Working America:

Hundreds of Walmart Employees Say They’ve Been Punished for Taking Sick Days #paidsickdays #paidleave https://t.co/pqQVYkzFoC

— Working America (@WorkingAmerica) June 5, 2017

Kenneth Quinnell
Mon, 06/05/2017 – 13:06

Source: AFL-CIO

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