In 2021, Organized Labor is Again Flexing its Muscles
By Ray Curry, UAW President
Jobs. Racial justice. Workplace safety. Equity.
These issues, front and center in the minds of millions of Americans for years, were deeply intensified by the pandemic of 2020 and 2021. As the pandemic took full effect, devastating job losses hit minority workers and their families especially hard and the critical role of health and safety protections were never more clearly at the forefront of our conversations than during this terrible pandemic.
But as 2021 took hold and a new administration began its work, the long overdue fight to improve working conditions and labor rights was set into motion by President Joe Biden in first days in office…