With $1,566 collected for the Community Services Agency’s Emergency Assistance Fund, Iron Workers Local 5’s bowling team brought in the most team pledges this year. And the individual bringing in the most pledges was UFCW staffer Zena Cole, from the “UFCW High Rollers,” who collected $525. “This was a very impressive first year for this UFCW team,” said CSA Executive Director Kathleen McKirchy. “They had such a good time they put together a great PowerPoint about their experience at the Bowling for Gold Union Bowling Tournament!” Check it out below. “Thanks so much to everyone who bowled and who pledged.”
Students at American University are organizing to ensure that food service workers at the Tenley Campus in the American University Washington College of Law are covered under the same union contract as all other food service workers on campus. “The workers at Tenley cafeteria have been an important part of our community for many years, and have been part of the same union as other campus food service workers,” the students say in their online petition. “This did not change when Aramark took over.” The bargaining unit is part of UNITE HERE Local 23.
photo courtesy UNITE HERE Local 23