Labor Day, every day!

BY:Zach Carlson| September 2, 2019
Labor Day, every day!


In celebration of Labor Day, Zach Carlson talks with Nicole, a young electrician and union organizer from Texas, about the nuts and bolts (and conduit and wiring) of trade unionism.  How is her union getting young people involved and making apprenticeships more accessible?  What does an organizer do, and what does an organizing drive look like? What rights do workers have in the workplace, and what does it take to protect them?  What’s it like being a woman and an open Communist in the building trades? 


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    Zach is chair of the Illinois Bloomington-Normal club. He holds a Master’s of Science in History with a focus on 20th Century left, labor, and party history. He is also a union delegate with the Chicago IWW.

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