In other highlights from Monday’s Metro Washington Council delegate meeting, IATSE 22 president Chuck Clay reported that new contracts at the Washington Ballet and the Reagan Trade Center were ratified last week, and contract negotiations with PSAV are scheduled to begin on June 4. UNITE HERE 23’s Josh Armstead reported that Local 23’s members at Georgetown University just ratified their contract. He also reported that while wages for workers at Sky Chefs “are up a bit, healthcare is still terrible, a dreadful situation for 14,000 workers across the country.” Plans are underway for a major action at National Airport on June 19; stay tuned for details soon. Gina Walton, AFGE 1975, was elected to fill the final vacancy on the MWC Executive Board. Click here for the May 20 MWC report, which includes April MWC minutes and program reports.
photo (l-r): AFGE 14 NVP Eric Bunn, Walton, and MWC president Jackie Jeter. Photo by Chris Garlock