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Subject DC Labor Endorsements At-A-Glance
Date November 8, 2022 10:47 AM
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DC Labor Endorsements At-A-Glance

ICYMI: Recent labor election coverage

Labor Photo: DC teachers deliver petition

Labor Quote

Today's Labor History

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Today's Labor Calendar

[link removed] Click here for the complete calendar and details, including all DMV-area Labor-to-Labor GOTV activities. Got something to add or update? Email us at mailto:[email protected] [email protected].

Union City Radio: 7:15am, WPFW-FM 89.3 FM
2-minute audio version of the Metro Washington Labor Council's Union City newsletter.

ELECTION DAY: Info on voting & labor endorsements: Tue, November 8, 7am - 8pm
Labor Endorsements: [link removed] Click here for labor's endorsements in DC, Maryland and Virginia.

DMV Voter's Guide: [link removed] Click here for information on voting (how, where and when).

Photos: We love to see our union brothers and sisters getting out the labor vote! Please send your photos to us here: mailto:[email protected] [email protected]

[link removed] GOTV with CLUW and APALA: Tue, November 8, 9am - 9pm

NoVA Labor GOTV Canvassing: Tue, November 8, 9am - 4pm
4536 John Marr Dr Annandale VA ([link removed] map)

Maryland Labor Phone Bank (shifts at 10a, 4p and 6p): Tue, November 8, 10am - 8pm
[link removed] RSVP HERE (NEW LINK!)

Maryland Labor to Labor Walks (multiple locations): Tue, November 8, 10am - 8pm

[link removed] Info/RSVP here (NEW LINK!)

Starbucks union election rally: Tue, November 8, 3pm - 4pm
Starbucks, 2200 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201

[link removed] NoVA Labor Arts Caucus: Tue, November 8, 3pm - 4pm

Missed last week's Your Rights At Work radio show? Catch the podcast herehttps://anchor.fm/christopher-garlock/episodes/The-Future-We-Need-e1di2r6 : [link removed] Can the hotel workers' union save the Democrats?

DC Labor Endorsements At-A-Glance


Here are our top endorsements - Wes Moore for Maryland Governor, Aruna Miller for Maryland Lt. Governor and Elissa Silverman for DC City Council At-Large (photos above). [link removed] CLICK HERE for all the labor-endorsed candidates in Maryland, DC and Virginia.

Below are the DMV-area candidates endorsed by the Metropolitan Washington Labor Council AFL-CIO; [link removed] CLICK HERE for details.

TOP LEFT PANEL: Calvert County Commissioners: Rick Piereck (top left), Darrell Roberts (top middle); Charles County Commissioners: Thomasina Coates (top right), Reuben B. Collins, II (bottom left); Ralph Patterson (bottom middle); Amanda Stewart (bottom right).

TOP RIGHT PANEL: District of Columbia; Charles Allen (top left); Muriel Bowser (top middle); Eleanor Holmes Norton (top right), Elissa Silverman (bottom left), Phil Mendelson (bottom second from left), Brianne Nadeau (bottom second from right), Zachary Parker (bottom right).

BOTTOM LEFT PANEL: Montgomery County; Marc Elrich (top left), Evan Glass (top middle), Natali Fani Gonzalez (top right), Will Jawando (row 2 left), Dawn Luedtke (row 2 middle), John McCarthy (row 2 right), Kristin Mink (bottom left), Laurie Anne Sayles (bottom middle), Kate Stewart (bottom right)

BOTTOM RIGHT PANEL: Prince George's County; Angela Alsobrooks (top left), Wala Blegay (top, 2nd from left), Aisha Braveboy (top, 2nd from right), Edward P. Burroughs (top right), Tom Dernoga (row 2 left), Wanika Fisher (row 2, middle), Ingrid Harrison (row 2 right), Calvin Hawkins Jr. (bottom left) , Jolene Ivey (bottom, 2nd from left), Eric Olson (bottom, 2nd from right), Krystal Oriadha (bottom right).

ICYMI: Recent labor election coverage
[link removed] Democrats need union voters if they hope to keep control of Congress

[link removed] Shuler: What's at stake in the mid-term elections
[link removed] Labor Quote: Pat Moran
[link removed] CLUW song/video: It's About Our Choice

[link removed] Early voting skyrockets; did it help workers?
[link removed] Why 1199SEIU is supporting Wes Moore

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Labor Photo: DC teachers deliver petition

WTU 6 President Jackie Pogue Lyons and Local 6 General Vice President Regina Bell on the steps of the Mayor's office yesterday on their way to deliver a petition for a union contract for DC teachers that received over 1700 signatures from parents, educators, students, and other community members.

Labor Quote: Bob Casey
"The only reason we win, most often, is because of organized labor"

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey at a campaign rally on November 5.

Today's Labor History

This week's Labor History Today podcast: [link removed] Who belongs in the labor movement? Last week's show: [link removed] Pride on the line.

In one of the U.S. auto industry's more embarrassing missteps over the last half-century, the Ford Motor Co. decides to name their new model the Edsel, after Henry Ford's only son. Ford executives rejected 18,000 other potential names - 1956

President Franklin D. Roosevelt announces plans for the Civil Works Administration to create four million additional jobs for the Depression-era unemployed. The workers ultimately laid 12 million feet of sewer pipe and built or made substantial improvements to 255,000 miles of roads, 40,000 schools, 3,700 playgrounds, and nearly 1,000 airports (not to mention 250,000 outhouses still badly needed in rural America) - 1933 photo: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers dig a channel to drain agricultural fields. Photo courtesy of U.S. Forest Service.


20,000 workers, black and white, stage general strike in New Orleans, demanding union recognition and hour and wage gains - 1892

David Prosten

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