Union Veterans Fight for Texas Catering Workers
On Tuesday morning as union veteran Sam Tijerina drove from Pasadena, Texas, to Dallas he had a lot on this mind. His thoughts wandered as he passed mile makers and towns, he thought about his young family at home and the life that having a union job has provided them. “A union card changed my life and has allowed me to live with dignity,” Tijerina said.
Save Veteran Construction Training Programs
After coming home from the Army, Union Veteran Council Executive Director Will Attig struggled to find his place. “I came home without a job, a degree, or a future,” Attig said. That changed when he found a National Building Trades Registered Apprenticeship Program and became a Journeyman Pipefitter with the UA.