At Local Lodge 2515’s first Young Workers Committee Meeting, Brother Michael Rodriguez stated they talked about the reason for the young workers committee and how International President Bob Martinez wants to start getting young brothers and sisters involved and engaged.
For the past few years, the AFL-CIO’s Leadership Institute (LI) has offered the opportunity for young workers to get valuable leadership development by serving as young worker trainers. The LI brings together leaders, staff, board members and community partners of state federations and labor councils, with the goal of building capacity, creating space for planning
Millennials grew in households where parents worked hard, made a decent living to buy houses and had health insurance that afforded them ability to stay well and thrive. Their parents were able to have these benefits because of union contracts. Like Kashana Cauley mentions in her article, “Belonging to a union is a form of