Union Summer Interns Learn About Solidarity.


AFL-CIO Union Summer interns learned what labor solidarity is all about  recently when they joined the Portland (Ore.) Day of Rising sponsored by Jobs with Justice. In a series of seven actions in one day, nearly 200 people traveled across Portland to lend support to workers embroiled in contract disputes and to speak out on trade issues.

Kelsey Jorgenson, an intern working with the Communication Workers of America (CWA), said Portland Rising gave me an experience of true solidarity. I’ve been to many rallies, but this was the first time that I saw people coming together to support each other at multiple sites and taking on other’s struggles as their own…Read More.

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Posted on July 23, 2011, in Labor Relations and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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