“Women must speak up. Even though sometimes we are in the minority, we know that our voices often lead others through turbulent times. A great leader knows her strengths and uses them to make positive change. I am a voice for women.”
“We have to really start looking at education and we have to go deeper. We have to focus on teacher practices to make learning more student-based and get them beyond the surface of learning.”
“My superheroes are my BASAS family, my union family, within Food and Nutrition Services. Real heroes to me are the staff who come to work every day, who show up in the blink of an eye."
Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., spent a day walking in workers’ – teachers’ – shoes, in Michigan.
When we think about organizing precarious “gig” workers, the task seems biblical: The workers may be ready, or not, but the spirit and the flesh are weak.

Nearly 50 years ago, Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act, promising every worker the right to a safe job. Unions and our allies have fought hard to make that promise a reality—winning protections that have made jobs safer and saved lives.

But our work is not done.

What do U.S. voters want? A new poll commissioned by the Alliance for American Manufacturing – a labor and Steelworkers ally – has a succinct answer: Four-fifths want U.S.-made rebuilding of our subways, roads and bridges. Nine percent don’t.