A longtime UFCW Local 400 shop steward who works as a deli clerk at Safeway #1801 in Warrenton, Virginia, Felicia is a political dynamo who works tirelessly to elect pro-worker candidates and to pressure elected officials to pass pro-worker policies in Richmond and Washington, D.C.
“As union members, we need a voice because it seems like we are being targeted and not in a good way,” Felicia says. “So I feel we need to get out there and make a difference.” Read more at ufcw400.org
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Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1880, John L. Lewis, president of United Mine Workers of America and founding president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations, was born near Lucas, Iowa.
Today’s labor quote is by abolitionist Frederick Douglass, born into slavery near Easton, Maryland on this date in 1818. Frederick Douglass, who said:
“Find out what people will submit to and you will have found the exact amount of injustice and wrong, which will be imposed on them.”
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