Metro’s 45th Annual Convention

SAVE THE DATE! REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Join us on Tuesday, May 11 at 10am for our Annual Convention.
Bill Fletcher, Jr. will be presented with the Communicator of the Year award: followed by a panel on Race and Labor; Metro contest winners will be announced; and there will be a Metro Board election.
The event is free. Registration is required. You can register today. https://bit.ly/3u8WZzV

Climate panel at Metro Convention


Metro held its 44th Annual Convention on May 10th.
The morning panel tackled climate disruption and labor’s role helping to solve this crisis.
Panelists included:
Moderator – Lara Skinner, Cornell ILR Worker Institute
Jessica Ramos, NY State Senator
James Slevin, President, UWUA Local 1-2
Sean Sweeney, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, the Murphy Institute
Todd Vachon, Labor Network for Sustainability

Portside Labor moderators were celebrated as the Communicators of the Year.

Outstanding labor communications and communicators were also celebrated. To see the winning entries go to the awards page.

Two student communicators were also recognized for their first-rate work. You can find their winning entries here.

Thanks to all who made for this engaging event.