USW@Work: Volume 18, Issue 3


Health Care Workers Build Power

Union members who were on the front lines of COVID are still fighting for a better system.

Read more on page 4.

UNION YES AT BLUE BIRD: Workers at Georgia Bus Maker Achieve Major Victory

Workers at Georgia bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corp. voted in huge numbers this spring to join the USW, a major organizing victory that gained national attention for its remarkable success in the notoriously anti-union South.

It was the largest union organizing win at a manufacturing plant in the region in 15 years.

Continue reading on page 9.

The Power of Our Union: Rapid Response Activists Flex Their Muscle on Capitol Hill

It was the union’s largest gathering of Rapid Response activists and coordinators in a decade.

Rapid Response is the USW’s nonpartisan education, communication, and action program. Through the union’s grassroots, nationwide network of activists, it provides members a powerful voice in government decisions in Washington, D.C., in state houses, and in cities and towns across the country.

For nearly 30 years, activists in the program have made calls, written letters and visited with officials to lobby for pro-worker initiatives.

Continue reading on page 10.

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USW@WORK (USW magazine)
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