Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers & Trainmen (BLET) DC Chair Herb Harris headed up the list of winners of the 2019 Evening with Labor awards, held March 2 at Martin's Crosswinds in Greenbelt, MD. Harris was awarded the J.C. Turner Award for Outstanding Trade Unionist of the Year. The other Evening with Labor awardees include The Washington-Baltimore News Guild (Organizing Award), IATSE 22 (Organizing Award), AFSCME/NUHHCE 1199 (DC COPE Award and Golden Picket Sign), National Nurses United (Golden Picket Sign), and SEIU local 722 (Thomas M. Bradley Community Services Award). This year’s event will also featured a brand-new award, the Joslyn N. Williams Vanguard Award, which “recognizes individuals who have demonstrated the ability to impact labor’s future beyond traditional means,” and was awarded to former MWC president Jos Williams. photos by Chris Langford; click here for all our 2019 EWL photo albums on Facebook. Thanks to all our 2019 sponsors; click here (or on the image at right) for the 2019 EWL program guide!
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