From Metro Washington Labor Council AFL-CIO <[email protected]>
Subject Hiring Hall: Starbucks workers strike today
Date March 22, 2023 9:48 AM
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Starbucks workers strike today

D.C. Compass workers need a raise

Seen & Tweeted: CPD Staff Union

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Day of Action for Starbucks Workers United: Wednesday, Mar 22, 2023
See story below for details on local actions.

District of Columbia COPE Meeting - March 2023: Wed, March 22, 2pm - 3pm
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Metro DC CLUW: Wed, March 22, 6pm - 7pm

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Fairfax County Dems Labor Caucus: Wed, March 22, 7pm - 8pm

Meeting for union members and friends of labor who live or work in FairfaxCounty.
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Starbucks workers strike today

Starbucks workers are staging a National ULP strike today. "The message of the strike is getting a seat at the bargaining table," reports Chris Roell of Workers United. In the metro DC area, workers at the Arlington Courthouse and Olney Md Starbucks are striking. The Arlington picket line is 7:30a-11:30a, Olney picket line: 7;00am - Noon. There are also actions at these DC locations: 1730 Pennsylvania Avenue (10a); 1455 K St., NW (9a); 14th & H St NW (10:30a); 1401 New York Ave NW (10:30a); Foxhall Square (AU), 3301 New Mexico Ave NW (9a). [link removed] Details here.


D.C. Compass workers need a raise

As reported at yesterday's MWC Delegates Meeting, Compass cafeteria workers in Washington, D.C. are demanding a raise. Members of UNITE HERE 23, they feed the students at prestigious universities including George Washington University, American University, Catholic University of America, and Gallaudet University. Compass cafeteria workers prepare meals for visitors and staff at some of the most-visited museums in the country such as the Smithsonian, and at the World Bank. "While Compass cafeteria workers show up every day to serve at these wealthy and renowned institutions in our nation's Capital," says an [link removed] online petition, "they struggle to pay their bills. Join food service workers in their fight to share in the prosperity -- Compass workers need a raise!"


Seen & Tweeted: CPD Staff Union

"Undaunted and unafraid," tweeted the [link removed] Center for Popular Democracy Staff Union yesterday. "We're united in our demand for #OpenBargaining and for the contract and workplace we need and deserve -- and we're ready to act together to make it real." The CPD union is part of Newspaper Guild Local 35.

Labor Quote: Dolores Huerta
"Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world."
Huerta is co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union.

Today's Labor History

This week's Labor History Today podcast: [link removed] The Strange Career of "the Working Class". Last week's show: [link removed] Fred Redmond: "Why Labor History Is Important"

Mark Twain, a lifelong member of the International Typographical Union (now part of CWA), speaks in Hartford, Conn., extolling the Knights of Labor's commitment to fair treatment of all workers, regardless of race or gender - 1886

800 striking workers at Brown & Sharpe in Kingstown, R.I. are tear-gassed by state and local police in what was to become a losing 17-year-long fight by the Machinists union - 1982

A bitter six and one-half year UAW strike at Caterpillar Inc. ends. The strike and settlement, which included a two-tier wage system and other concessions, deeply divided the union - 1998

David Prosten

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Hiring Hall: DC-area union jobs, plus [link removed] click here for more listingshttp://www.dclabor.org/hiring-hall.html !

Administrative
[link removed] Accounts Payable Accountant, IBT, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/8/2023) District of Columbia

[link removed] Administrative Assistant - Microsoft Specialist, SMART, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/8/2023) District of Columbia
[link removed] Executive Assistant, SMART, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/8/2023) District of Columbia

Communications

[link removed] Managing Director of Communications, Partnerships, and External Affairs, AFREF, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/13/2023) District of Columbia (National search)
[link removed] Social Media Strategist, Concerted Action, remote / work-from-home (Posted: 3/16/2023)

[link removed] National Press Secretary, LCV, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/17/2023) District of Columbia
[link removed] Communication Director, NWSEO, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/14/2023)

[link removed] Assistant Director - Executive Speechwriter, SEIU, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/7/2023) District of Columbia

Interns

[link removed] DC Hotel Workers Rising: Summer Organizing Cohort, UNITE HERE 25, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/16/2023) District of Columbia

Legal

[link removed] Legal Administrative Assistant / Paralegal - Legal Department, AAUP, based in Washington, DC (Option for Remote Work) (Posted: 3/10/2023) District of Columbia (National search)

[link removed] Attorney, AFT, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/9/2023) District of Columbia (National search)
[link removed] Internship - Law Clerks (on-site), UFCW, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/8/2023) District of Columbia

Misc

[link removed] Director of Finance & Operations, AFL-CIO (AFL-CIO Technology Institute), based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/9/2023) District of Columbia

[link removed] Labor Relations Specialist - Field Services & Education Department, AFGE, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/10/2023) District of Columbia
[link removed] Campaigns Director, Athena Coalition, Full-Time | Remote - United States (Posted: 3/16/2023)

[link removed] Associate Manager of Development Administration, LCV, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/14/2023) District of Columbia
[link removed] Assistant Pension Processing Manager, SEIU, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/15/2023) District of Columbia

[link removed] Audit Associate, SMART, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/8/2023) District of Columbia
[link removed] Information Management Coordinator (on-site), UFCW, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/8/2023) District of Columbia

[link removed] Executive Assistant, Public Affairs, MCEA, based in Rockville, MD (Posted: 3/14/2023) Maryland
[link removed] Staff Representative - AFT-WV Organizing/Professional Educators Group (PEG), based in Charleston, WV (Posted: 3/17/2023) West Virginia

[link removed] Strategic Planning & Resources Specialist, ALPA, based in McLean, VA (Posted: 3/17/2023) Virginia
[link removed] UniServ Director - Territories 16 and 17, VEA, based in Fredericksburg, VA (Posted: 3/20/2023) Virginia

Organizing

[link removed] Organizers - Cannabis Program, UFCW, (Posted: 3/10/2023) District of Columbia
[link removed] Organizer-In-Training - Public Sector Campaign, SEIU, based in Fairfax, VA (Posted: 3/13/2023) Virginia

Political

[link removed] Coalition Political Director, Athena Coalition, Full-Time | Remote - United States (Posted: 3/16/2023)
[link removed] Government Relations Assistant, SMART, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/16/2023) District of Columbia

[link removed] Organizational Specialist - Political and Legislative Affairs, MSEA, based in Annapolis, MD (Posted: 3/17/2023)

Research

[link removed] Coalition Senior Researcher, Athena Coalition, Full-Time | Remote - United States (Posted: 3/16/2023)
[link removed] Economic Research Officer, ITUC CSI IGB, based in Washington, DC (Posted: 3/15/2023) District of Columbia

[link removed] Strategic Researcher (Program Officer II), Solidarity Center, based in Washington, DC (hybrid telework/in-person schedule) (Posted: 3/20/2023) District of Columbia

[link removed] Research Assistant - Full-Time, ITLC, based in Silver Spring, MD (hybrid) (Posted: 3/9/2023) Maryland

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