Trevor Smith, Business Agent for the Laborers Local 292
Nov 6, 2018
Interview by Lori Province: Trevor talks about the importance of local politics and how his union helps their members engage with their officials. For more information, go to https://nwlaborers.org/ or http://www.nwlett.org/.
We Do The Work Comments:
> Republicans use scare tactics to win elections.
> Farmworkers who were blacklisted were awarded with a financial settlement.
> To have ‘freedom’ includes responsibilities.
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