Raise Up — the Southern branch of Fight for $15 and a Union —held Worker Power Trainings across the South this summer to give workers a chance to learn from each other and get the basic tools to start talking to their coworkers.
“We have a system that places far too high a burden on families paying for the high price of care, and for providers to operate on very, very thin margins, so they can keep their doors open and meet the needs of families.”
The Service Employee International Union, along with other public sector and service industry unions, was not invited to President Trump's meeting with certain union leaders. Its President Mary Kay Henry expects to be hit hard by Trump's cuts. She hopes by expanding the Fight for $15 campaign support for unions will broaden.
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