Atlanta, GA – “Our first two weeks here at OBB have been a whirlwind – a hectic, beautiful, inspiring whirlwind. During our first week we rallied with ballpark workers at National Stadium; took a trip to Philadelphia to support the teachers and Student Safety Staff fasting to protest public school layoffs; and began to get […]
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“In the beginning of June the School District of Philadelphia mailed over 3000 layoff notices. Out of that, 1,202 were for Student Safety Staff (members of Local 634), who are an essential part of the schools. This layoff was district-wide, and with this decision the schools would be completely unsafe for the children and the […]
Las Vegas, NV – “I have to say that this has been such a unique experience for me, as an MGM Resorts International employee. Attending the MGM contract negotiations was a great experience for all of us on our very first day. I feel we have all gained great knowledge. The research interns, being able […]
Honolulu, HI – The OBB team hit the streets of Kaka’ako during the “Eat the Street” food truck rally with their guerilla theater skit, entitled “Trouble in Paradise”. The skit received rave reviews and encountered run-ins with the event staff and local police. The skit sought to educate and engage the public through the portrayal […]
Seattle, WA – “ Pride was an awesome opportunity to connect the LGBTQ community and labor movement, as well as show Seattle about our fight for justice at the Space Needle! Everyone liked our float and hopefully will be ready to fight with us for dignity and equality in Seattle!” – Megan, Summer Organizer, Seattle “This […]
New York, NY – “The action on Friday for the American Eagle campaign was exciting and eventful. Being part of the leading delegation at the headquarters I watched as the Bangladesh garment workers union representative, Amin, and Unite Here’s Local 100 Organizer, Milan, spoke with an executive. The conversation went well despite the fact […]