Bernie Sanders, Nina Turner, Civil Rights Leaders Demand Workers’ Rights at Mississippi Nissan Factory | Common Dreams

While President Donald Trump was tweeting from his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, former presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was doing something Trump had promised to do throughout his campaign: advocating for workers.

Source: Bernie Sanders, Nina Turner, Civil Rights Leaders Demand Workers’ Rights at Mississippi Nissan Factory | Common Dreams

CUNY Vows to Fight for Brooklyn Student Stuck in Iran After Travel Ban – Downtown Brooklyn – DNAinfo New York

Metro edit: Headline should say CUNY union, the Professional Staff Congress, fights for student stuck in Travel Ban.

Approximately 120 students at the city university could be affected by the recent travel ban, CUNY said.

Source: CUNY Vows to Fight for Brooklyn Student Stuck in Iran After Travel Ban – Downtown Brooklyn – DNAinfo New York

A Letter of Thanks and Solidarity to Union Members and All Working People

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued a statement this Thanksgiving, reaffirming the labor movement’s commitment to hold America’s newly elected president accountable to the promises he made to working people, and reaffirming its commitment to vanquish oppression and protect the freedoms for all who live and work here.

Source: A Letter of Thanks and Solidarity to Union Members and All Working People

Bernhardt Prize Winner

On October 13 the New York Labor History Association presented its Second Annual Debra E. Bernhardt Labor Journalism Award.

Enchantress

The prize winner was Chloe Kent, journalist and founder of Enchantress Magazine.  Her article The Women of New York’s Bravest tells the story of working women and all the challenges they faced to become New York City firefighters.

Source: Enchantress Magazine