Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO will be profiling leaders and activists to spotlight the diverse contributions Hispanics and Latinos have made to the labor movement. Today's profile features Arthur Longoria.
Arthur Longoria is the president of AFGE Local 1963 and an active member of the AFGE National Veterans Affairs Council and the AFGE Hispanic Coalition. He is a biomedical equipment support specialist for the Department of Veterans Affairs, where he’s worked for 17 years. Before working at the VA, Arthur served in the U.S. Army for seven years. He is a third generation Mexican American and a proud father of six.