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Despite its setbacks, or perhaps because of them, organized labor has an energy level that AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka says he hasn’t seen before in his 50 years with the movement.

On May 7, while recovering from an illness, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International President Larry Hanley died suddenly.  In a brief statement, his family,

Patt Moon-Updike wanted to be a nurse since she was 9 years old.

PRO-WORKER RALLIES AND EVENTS OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND
Union member activism isn't limited to emails and phone calls, although those are very important.  If you're near Albuquerque, Valencia County, Las Cruces, or Santa Fe over the upcoming long weekend, please try to attend at least one of the following events with your family and wear your UNION shirts!

January 12, 2017

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contact Miles Conway
505-455-2853

New Mexico Labor Applauds President Obama for Creating New National Monuments Celebrating the Civil Rights Movement

As New Mexico prepares to mark the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday with celebrations across the state, President Barack Obama is designating three new National Monuments that preserve historic landmarks of pivotal Civil Rights actions.

"Solidarity with our Community" Holiday Party, December 18


W
hat: NMFL's annual holiday party
When: Sunday, December 18, 2 pm 
Where: Center for Progress and Justice, 1420 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe

Election Recap: You Win Some, You Lose Some

from Jon Hendry, NMFL President

Help Labor WIN THIS ELECTION—Make $12/Hour Phone Banking and Canvassing!

by Miles Conway, AFSCME Council 18
This could be you, getting out the vote for labor.In some districts, the election can come down to a handful of votes. You have the power to make sure our UNION VOTE MATTERS.

Union Brothers and Sisters,

Here we go. Governor Martinez has at last called for a legislative special session beginning tomorrow to tackle a budget deficit in the hundreds of millions.

The challenge we face: Governor Martinez will propose massive cuts from everyday New Mexicans in order to protect tax giveaways to out-of-state corporations and the wealthy class who have funded her agenda for the last six years.