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 Neftali Nieves-Reyes of IATSE.
Neftali Nieves-Reyes is currently the business agent for Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 494 and serves on the local’s Education Committee, Order and Discipline Committee, and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. "Becoming a union member has been a great honor, and I have gained a big family of sisters and brothers. I am most proud of the collective moments when we finish and have a successful production despite any challenges, and all of my IATSE sisters and brothers shine in their respective crafts."