I hope that this email finds everyone well and enjoying their summer. While things have slowed down for our local since the RG&E contract was ratified, I want to take a moment to talk to everyone about the Janus v AFSCME Supreme Court case.
Our way of life is being challenged. Without strong unions, our wages will decrease, givebacks will become the norm, and safety standards will suffer. This is not just me saying this, but it is the reality that we have seen in states that become Right to Work. It is important that we stand strong and stand united. As our recent negotiations showed, when we stick together and do the little things like wear our Local 36 t-shirts or buttons, we show management and our elected officials that we are ready to fight back and stay union strong. Below I have included one way that you can help show our union's strength, by voting. Please continue to check future issues of The Conduit for more ways that you can help and take action.