Los Angeles' first union carwash caravan took place July 24. Drivers brought their cars to Highland Car Wash on N. Figueroa Street in the L.A. neighborhood of Highland Park.
The nation's oldest, largest, and most widely known civil rights organization convened to address the need to push back against voter suppression and other significant topics.
Letter carriers are concerned about the privatization threat and the threat to eliminate Saturday delivery, and about attempts to end door to door delivery service altogether.
Having organized over 10,000 new members in the past year, delegates enthusiastically agreed to organize at least 10,000 new members every year until their next convention in 2019.
"One key to economic recovery is vigorous enforcement of wage and hour protections, so workers are paid what they earn, and can pump money back into their local economies."
All labor activists and progressive people should watch and circulate this remarkable speech by the Rev. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP.
As an Ohio native, I have to admit I got a little teary eyed when NBA basketball star LeBron James announced he was returning to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Union and community activists called on the iconic computer and smartphone manufacturer to push for fair treatment of security workers.