Three years ago, the situation felt almost hopeless. In one of the worst winters on record, members of IAM Local 219 at Bluegrass Station in Lexington, KY walked the picket line for nearly six months. This group of warehouse workers, who offer logistical support for our Armed Services, had their own fight to take on.
For many Puerto Ricans, time has been standing still since Hurricane Maria ravaged what was once a panorama of breathtaking paradise. Even months after the storm, thousands remain literally in the dark, without access to basic necessities, wondering when the memories of home will again feel as they once did in the past.
For more than a decade, the brothers and sisters of IAM Local 2061 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL have been coming together to make a difference for the kids in the Sunshine State. And this year was no different.