Led by president Corey Upchurch, this local organized 1,149 members out of 1,200 eligible workers at the DC Public Schools Transportation Department, where they safely transport DC students to and from schools each day. This effective internal organizing campaign has won Corey (left, in green) and his local the admiration and appreciation of his union and indeed of all public sector unions as they face renewed attacks by anti-union forces.
This is the second in a series of profiles of the winners of the 2016 EWL awards, which will be presented at the 40th annual Evening with Labor on March 25 at the Washington Hilton Hotel. Click here for details on how to place an ad in the program book or purchase tickets.
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