For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this year, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights in the United States. Today's profile is Rosalee Agas-Yuu of OPEIU.
Rosalee Agas-Yuu is a transport nurse at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, flying from Honolulu to the other Hawaiian islands to transport critically ill children and babies. In addition, she is a strong union leader and longtime chief steward at her facility. At OPEIU Local 50, where she is vice president, she plays an integral role in the administration of the local.