Quantcast

George Gresham



Recent Stories

Tease photo

The path ahead

One month after Election Day, many of us are still fighting through our shock and grief while trying to better understand the reasons for Hillary Clinton’s defeat.

Election Day and beyond

We in 1199SEIU have been in high gear since September, pulling out the vote for Hillary Clinton and labor-friendly candidates for Congress and state houses.

Tease photo

It’s GOTV time

Not in at least a half-century have we witnessed a national presidential election in which the candidates hold such vastly different views.

Tease photo

Climate change: challenge and opportunity

Heavy rainfall and historic flooding in Louisiana last month took the lives of 13 residents and damaged 60,000 homes.

Tease photo

Economic justice is tied to racial justice

For too long, much of the U. S. labor movement has been fighting the corporate class with one hand tied behind our backs.

Tease photo

We celebrate historic minimum wage increase

Last week, the New York State Legislature reached a historic budget agreement that puts the state on a path to a $15 minimum wage. The legislation ensures that millions of low-paid, hard-working New Yorkers will receive much-needed wage increases.

Tease photo

Our history is US history

During African-American History Month, we are reminded that the struggles and victories of people of African descent are central to our nation’s progress.

Tease photo

Why we’re marching on King Day

Jan. 18, millions around the world will observe the birthday of our beloved Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Tease photo

Political costs of inequality

As we approach year’s end, justice and equality advocates can point to important gains.

Tease photo

For low-wage workers, the time has come

Nov. 10, thousands of 1199ers will take to the streets, as will thousands across the U.S., to demand a $15 an hour minimum wage.

More stories