Young Trade Unionists come to DCMonday, January 24, 2011
We are excited to announce that a DC Chapter of the Young Trade Unionists will be starting up in the Metro DC area next month. Thanks to a push from Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler and the new Executive Officers of the AFL-CIO to get more young people involved in the labor movement, there have been several groups started around the country. Now it is our turn!
Our goal is to create a more active young worker constituent in the labor movement. The advantages of being a Union member go beyond having safe working conditions and benefits- but being able to stand together to improve the lives of fellow Americans. By creating a space for young workers to learn from each other about the labor movement and each others struggles, we will create solidarity that will ensure the future of the movement will be stronger than ever before. We already have an incredible history, but now it is our generation's time to make our mark!
would like to invite all workers under 35 to
join us at our first meeting. Pizza and
sodas will be served and there will be no
charge to anyone who attends. The meeting
will be held on February 16th at 6pm at
the Painters and Allied Trades Hall,
Click hereto see the February Meeting Flier.