Every week, we bring you a roundup of the top news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here’s the latest edition of the Working People Weekly List.
Profiling Labor Leaders and Activists for Pride Month: "For Pride Month, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various LGBTQ Americans who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights."
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Seafarers to Reopen Hiring Halls Next Week with New Safeguards: "The Seafarers (SIU) union, under the leadership of President Michael Sacco, has announced that it will reopen its hiring halls on June 15."
Every Election Matters: In the States Roundup: "It's time once again to take a look at the ways working people are making progress in the states."
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: USW Endorses ‘Workers First’ Plan for Reopening Michigan’s Economy: "The United Steelworkers (USW) union is backing the Michigan Legislative Labor Caucus plan for safely reopening the state’s economy as Michigan continues to confront the COVID-19 pandemic."
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Labor in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter in Washington, D.C.: "Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 51 led a Labor in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter rally in front of the AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Monday."
Black Lives Matter: 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 across 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."
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: NFL Players Association Committed to Fight for Racial Equality: "For generations, many athletes have helped lead the fight for social change in America."
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Culinary Union Launches Online Safety Resource for Members Returning to Work in Nevada: "The Culinary Workers Union-UNITE HERE Local 226 has launched a new website, CulinaryClean.org, as a one-stop safety resource for its members ahead of the anticipated reopening of Nevada casinos."