Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Labor in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter in Washington, D.C.
During the COVID-19 pandemic and widespread protests in response to the killing of George Floyd, working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities. In our new Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of those stories every day. Here’s today’s story.
Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 51 led a Labor in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter rally in front of the AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Monday. IUPAT General President Kenneth Rigmaiden, AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre (UFCW), Mine Workers (UMWA) President Cecil Roberts and Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) International President Sara Nelson joined union members protesting to end racial injustice in America.
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