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 Mayra Muñoz.
Mayra Muñoz has been the president of UAW Local 1850 (Asociación Empleados del ELA), which represents nearly 350 members who work at Puerto Rico's largest credit union. Muñoz has served as the local union's president since 2009. Muñoz fought tirelessly to protect UAW members and win better wages and benefits despite the economic challenges on the island. Muñoz is currently the president of CAP Puerto Rico.