“The Union Difference: How one of America’s strongest locals protects workers in the pandemic” - The American Prospect

September 7, 2020 3:44 PM

The American Prospect pays tribute to our Union’s power, militancy, and resilience during the Coronavirus pandemic. 

“For 40 years, hard times have revealed the weakness of unions, as labor leaders have had to negotiate givebacks rather than raises. But in the case of Local 6, hard times reveal the union’s strength. The master contract includes safety protocols to protect workers against COVID that exceed those of most organizations, like 20 days sick leave for workers with COVID, and that's on top of 45 days of other time off guaranteed in the contract.”

Read the full article from the American Prospect here.