Daycon Strikers Not ForgottenTuesday, November 22, 2011
(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)The 14 remaining Daycon strikers (Daycon Loses Another Round, Owes Workers Over $1 Million) have not been forgotten. The Community Services Agency today delivered food and funds for all 14 Teamsters Local 639 members and their families, donated by AFGE 2782 members at the Census Bureau and OPEIU 2 members at the National Electrical Benefit Fund. “It’s been a long and frustrating struggle for justice,” said Local 639’s Doug Weber. “It’s so inspiring to see such great solidarity from the local labor movement.” Added CSA Executive Director Kathleen McKirchy, “This is basic labor-to-labor solidarity at its best.” Click here to find out more about how to improve the lives of workers and their families by meeting their human and social services needs through the Metro Council’s Community Services Agency.