"Reclaiming Labor Day" speech by VWC President Ellen Schwartz

Yesterday, VWC President Ellen Schwartz gave this speech at the 2015 Burlington Labor Day celebration:

Photo of EllenTwelve years before President Grover Cleveland established the Labor Day holiday, Matthew Maguire -- a machinists’ union leader and socialist from Paterson NJ and one of the organizers of the Central Labor Union of NY -- proposed a “Mammoth Festival, Parade, and Pic-Nic.”

Tune in to the Healthcare is a Human Right Collaborative launch!

On September 1,we’re teaming up with our long-time allies at Healthcare Is a Human Right-Maryland, the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative, Put People First! Pennsylvania, and the Southern Maine Workers’ Center, to launch the Healthcare Is a Human Right Collaborative!

Tune in: Healthcare Is a Human Right Collaborative launch webinar

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