On This Day in 2004 Twelve Starbucks baristas in a midtown Manhattan store, declaring they couldn’t live on $7.75 an hour, signed cards demanding representation by the Industrial Workers of the World, or Wobblies. - Union Communication Services
General Membership Meetings: May 5, 2019- Baltimore 10 a.m. Baltimore Union Hall May 19, 2019- Salisbury 10 a.m. Salisbury Union Hall Please be present and on time. Bring a coworker!
Just Sayin’ "The essence of trade unionism is social uplift. The labor movement has been the haven for the dispossessed, the despised, the neglected, the downtrodden, the poor." ~A. Philip Randolph, civil rights leader and founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters