• Fighting Inequality at NSLC's 2014 Education Conference
    Fighting Inequality at NSLC's 2014 Education Conference
  • Young Workers Discuss the Future of the Labor Movement
    Young Workers Discuss the Future of the Labor Movement
  • NSLC Joins Mass. Nurses Association Picket in Salem
  • Standing with Walmart Workers on Black Friday
  • Rally for Immigrant & Workers' Rights
  • Sheila & Keri send a message to Verizon
  • Senator Tom McGee stopped by our stand out in Wyoma Square.

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NSLC Tackles Income Inequality at 13th Annual Education Conference

Over the past few decades, economic inequality has grown to the point where the 400 richest Americans now own more wealth than the bottom 150 million combined. 80 labor and community leaders gathered Saturday, May 17th at the Torigian Community Life Center in Peabody for the North Shore Labor Council's 13th Annual Education Conference to discuss how the rising gap between the rich and everyone else has impacted the lives of working people on the North Shore.  Presenters from a variety of unions and community groups focused on what groups in our own communities are doing to take back the economy we work to build.
 

Young Workers Panel Discusses the Future of Labor

At NSLC's monthly meeting a panel of young workers from across sectors of the labor movement shared their successes and challenges organizing the next generation of workers.

Win for Adriana and the Worker's Center

When Adriana Coronado returned to work at a local McDonald's after giving birth, she discovered her last paycheck had gone missing. After years of fighting to get her lost wages returned, she finally received her check from her former employer with the help of the Worker's Center for Economic Justice and the support of the North Shore Labor Council Women's Committee. When we stand up and fight together, we win!

Labor Leaders meet with Representative Katherine Clark.
Labor Leaders meet with Representative Katherine Clark.

Labor Leaders Meet with Rep. Katherine Clark to Discuss TPP

North Shore Labor Council Executive Board member Jim Winnett (MNA), IUE-CWA 201 President Alex Brown and Ted Comick from IUE-CWA 201 joined MA-AFL CIO President Steve Toman and Greater Boston Labor Council Executive-Treasurer Rich Rogers in a meeting with Representative Katherine Clark. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss Rep. Clark's stance on the harmful Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Agreement and the fast track voting method for pushing it through Congress.

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