Columnists Articles

Discover articles written by our own staff, such as Hugh Giordano and Matte Kane.

May 29, 2018
Plato quote - image courtesy of aiga.org/vote

Why Vote?

By Matte Kane, Union Representative   If you don’t vote …. you have failed as a citizen. The ability to vote allows citizens to voice their opinion […]
May 3, 2018
Jenny's Dispensary in Las Vegas, NV

UFCW Local 152 Visits Adult Use Cannabis Dispensary

By Hugh Giordano, UFCW Local 152 Representative/Organizer The leadership of UFCW Local 152 prides itself on being on the cutting edge of the Labor movement. Waking up […]
April 9, 2018
Dolores Huerta, courtesy of the Dolores Huerta Foundation

Today in labor history: Dolores Huerta

By Matte Kane, Union Representative How many grapes have we eaten in our lives? How many times have we considered the blistered, sun dried hands that tended […]
March 15, 2018
James Connolly - An Irish/American Labor Hero

James Connolly: An Irish/American Working Class Hero

By Matte Kane, Union Representative We often hear and use the term “working class hero,” yet few of us actually know who these heroes are, or what their legacy […]
February 28, 2018
Phil Murphy with citizens, courtesy of murphy4nj.com

Organized Labor in New Jersey Regains Its Seat at the Table

By Matte Kane, Union Representative As Phil Murphy embarks on his first term as governor of the Garden State, the labor community in the state is […]
November 18, 2017

Senate Bill Introduced To Repeal Anti-Union “Right To Work” Laws

By Hugh Giordano, UFCW Local 152 Representative The working class has been under attack for many years, with bad trade deals, big business lobby, and pro-corporate […]
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