By Mark Gruenberg, Press Associates Union News Service
By a show of hands and with – surprisingly – no dissent, Communications Workers of America members adopted a report strongly backing reproductive choice. The reproductive choice stand was one of a dozen reports and resolutions the unionists approved at their two-day convention in Pittsburgh, Aug. 7-8.
The Midwest School for Women Workers, an opportunity to build skills and network with others in the labor movement, runs July 16 – 20 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Registration is open until June 23.
Saru Jayaraman, a national leader in the movement to raise standards for workers in the hospitality industry, will discuss “Tipping Point: Why the Minneapolis Minimum Wage Debate Matters Nationally” Tuesday at the University of Minnesota.
Registration is open for the Minnesota Union Women & Femme's Retreat, part of a series of programs sponsored by the University of Minnesota Labor Education Service to foster greater participation by women and femmes in their workplaces, unions and communities.