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Union City Radio: 7:15am daily
WPFW-FM 89.3 FM; click here to hear today's report
"Wednesdays with Warner" for the PRO Act: Wed, March 31, 8:15am – 8:45am
Windmill Hill Park, Alexandria (500 S. Lee St. entrance.) (map) photo: last week's visit. photo courtesy NoVA Labor
Join NoVA Labor in urging Senator Warner to sign on to the PRO Act; he's the only Democratic senator in the DMV who has not yet signed on.
Film: IDENTIFYING FEATURES [SIN SEÑAS PARTICULARES]: Wed, March 31, 7pm – 9pm
CLICK HERE for tickets: $12; $2 from each ticket purchased goes to MWC’s Community Services Agency
Event support provided by American Income Life.
Post-screening Q&A with Jose Vargas, Executive Director, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA), and Andrea Arenas, LCLAA Director of Communications
Alexandria Dems Labor Caucus: Wed, March 31, 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Meeting for union members and community allies in Alexandria. Contact [email protected] for the zoom link.
Union City Radio: Your Rights at Work: Thu, April 1, 1pm – 2pm
WPFW 89.3 FM or listen online
Arlington Dems Labor Caucus: Thu, April 1, 6pm – 7pm
Meeting of Arlington union members and community allies.
The Newspaper Guild yesterday hailed The Washington Post’s reversal of a policy preventing a reporter from covering sexual misconduct issues because of what they originally said was a conflict of interest. “We’re glad to see The Post reverse its harmful stance and allow our colleague Felicia Sonmez to do her job,” the Guild tweeted. “But this decision came only after much public criticism and at the expense of Felicia’s mental health. The Post must do better. The company still has much work to do to rebuild trust — internally and externally — and cultivate an inclusive workplace for all. The Post Guild will continue to push for a culture that views our workers' diverse experiences as a strength, not a limitation, and respects staff members' ability to do our jobs with fairness and professionalism.” Read more here.
Do you have a story about how the American Rescue Plan helped you, your family, or the people you serve? AFSCME is collecting stories from members, share yours here. There are many families that are depending on the stimulus funds in these difficult times. But even more people rely on the services AFSCME members provide every day. The American Rescue Plan means they can keep doing their work without fear of furloughs or even layoffs.
Reviewing the film Identifying Features (tonight's DC Labor FilmFest screening at 7p) for RogerEbert.com; she says the film
“peels back that feel-good façade of the ‘coming to America’ narrative for a much more painful reality, one that feels freshly steeped in tears, heartache, and headlines.”