- Letter from the ManagerUnion Brothers and Sisters, Welcome to our first digital newsletter! We want to provide access to our information and our stories in a more practical way, and we feel that distributing this out electronically will do just that. We hope you like the new format. This year, as we all know, was quite possibly the most challenging year of our lifetime. The uniqueness and uncertainty of 2020 forced us at the Joint Board to make internal operational changes quickly and… Read more: Letter from the Manager
- About Union OrganizingThe power of the union comes from the workers themselves banding together with co-workers to collectively represent the interests and needs of the workforce. The other power comes from the fact that the right to organize a union is a fundamental human and civil right. When employers, as some do, try to trample on those rights and engage in union busting, Workers United (WU) has proven time and time again throughout its history that the community, other unions, and customers… Read more: About Union Organizing
- Crystal Lee, 2020 Abraham Chatman Scholarship WinnerWe are happy to announce that Crystal Lee, daughter Elijah Lee of Xerox, is the winner of the 2020 Abraham Chatman Scholarship. Crystal is attending RIT where she is majoring in Biotechnology and Molecular Science. Crystal says that she “felt very honored and appreciative” when she learned that she was the winner. Her parents were pleased as well, “We were excited and very proud that our daughter was chosen to receive this prestigious scholarship.” After graduating from Greece Arcadia High… Read more: Crystal Lee, 2020 Abraham Chatman Scholarship Winner
- COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATEDon’t let your guard down yet!By Dr. Joseph Nicholas Right now Western NY is entering a most difficult phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, with record numbers of people getting infected and getting hospitalized. Right now all hospitals in Western NY are struggling to find room and staff to care for the huge numbers of infected patients coming to their emergency rooms. Although vaccines will likely help control this pandemic in the year ahead, there are many important things for us… Read more: COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE
- Union Staff at WorkThe union staff and members are at at work, serving the union community as always. They take masking and social distancing rules seriously and surfaces are wiped down. Thank you for all you do!
- Video Speeches from Black Lives Matter to UnionsSome speeches from the Black Lives Matter to Unions Rally hosted by the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists.
- Black Lives Matter to LaborPhotos from Black Lives Matter Rally hosted by the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists.
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