"I wasn't able to go to the rallies in DC (last Wednesday) because I was in a congressional committee meeting where Republicans were pushing a bill designed to weaken, and maybe ultimately destroy federal unions," writes AFSCME Council 26 Executive Director Carl Goldman. "Afterwards I had to jump in a taxi to go back to my office to write an email to update the 17 local union presidents I work with. First we drove by the Supreme Court where folks were gathering to protest, next I passed the Department of Labor where people were gathering for the "Women Workers Rising" rally and then onto the park next to the Canadian Embassy where a stage was set up and more folks were waiting to speak out. Seeing all of this reminded me of the connection between all of our struggles and made me feel a little better after the hearing on the Hill." Click here to order tickets for the March 25 Evening with Labor, where Goldman will be recognized as the Outstanding Trade Unionist of the Year.
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