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Victory Lap – NYC Delegation to American Eagle Headquarters

  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 […]

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BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Marine Corps did not renew sponsorship of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

Las Vegas, Nevada – After a nationwide public outcry, the U.S. Marine Corps did not renew its sponsorship of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the Las Vegas-based promoter of cage fighting events. “We applaud the Marine Corps for taking this important step that respects the dignity of our men and women in uniform,” said Beatriz […]

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Los Angeles UFC Delegation

“The Marine delegations were a powerful experience for me since my dad is a Navy Veteran, and one of the delegations we did was to a Navy Recruiting center next door to a Marine Recruiting center. When learning about the UFC’s president’s and top fighters behavior and the things they have said, I realized why […]

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Next Up Young Workers Summit

The AFL-CIO’s Next Up Young Workers Summit was a truly inspiring and exciting weekend! As a college student coming off of my summer with UNITE HERE Local 11 in Los Angeles, it was wonderful to once again be surrounded by people extremely passionate about the labor movement, workers’ rights and economic justice issues. Between the […]

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Summer Reflections from Los Angeles

In addition to interning with UNITE HERE Local 11, I am also interning this summer with Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice. CLUE is an interfaith non-profit that engages clergy across Los Angeles to walk with workers and their families in their struggle for dignity and respect in the workplace. While UNITE HERE and […]

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Action at Pomona

On Wednesday, August 3rd, workers and students from across the country rallied at Pomona College to protest the treatment of a fired dining hall worker at the school. The protest began with a 100-person picket of Alexander Hall: on the picket-line, Pomona workers, students, and alumni, joined by students, organizers, and workers from UNITE HERE, […]

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