Nearly 1,000 game dealers at MGM National Harbor have become the newest members of UAW Region 8. “Dealers at MGM National Harbor were eager to form their own union and worked hard to do just that,” said UAW Region 8 Director Mitchell Smith. “We are happy to welcome them into the UAW family and look forward to them bargaining their first contract.” Region 8 covers 12 states in the Southeast, plus DC and four Pennsylvania counties. Read more here.
Over 4,000 tickets to this year’s Labor Night at the Nats have been sold, with more than 60 Metro Council affiliates participating. The Washington Nationals take on the Atlanta Braves on Friday, July 20, at 7:05 PM. Tickets are $15 each and can be ordered by sending a check or money order to "Community Services Agency" c/o Sonte DuCote, 815 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, or email [email protected] And it’s not too soon to mark your calendars for the 23rd Annual Community Services Agency's Golf Tournament, coming up Monday, September 24 at the Enterprise Golf Course in Prince George's County. Stay tuned for more details and registration forms soon. Proceeds from both Nats game and golf tournament support CSA’s Emergency Assistance Fund, which helps union members avoid evictions, utility cut-offs, etc during times of hardship.
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“Shout out to Elaine Newman, who I think is 93, for collecting signatures for Elissa Silverman” at Monday’s Metro Council delegate meeting, writes Dave Richardson. “She was also at the Supreme Court when the Janus case was argued in February.”
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