New York, NY – From the concrete canyons of New York City to the hollers of West Virginia, smart phones have emerged as the best organizing tool American workers ever had. Why then, are they now also being blamed for undermining, perhaps, the quintessential feature of trade unionism itself — apprentice training.
New York, NY – “One of my goals is to get everybody together; a lot of people think the unions are hard to get into,” Ironworkers Local 197 Apprentice Erick Garay tells LaboPress. “But I want people to realize — I’m Hispanic. I’m 36-years-old, and I made it — you can, too.”