There’s a lot at stake for our families and communities in Boston’s next mayoral election.

Every year on May Day, we remember that injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere — and we proudly stand united as working people.

On the last day of Womens History Month we honor workers who fought against discrimination in Boston.

Stuart Appelbaum, president of the RWDSU, thanked Biden for his support of the organizing drive. He said in statement, "As President Biden points out, the best way for working people to protect themselves and their families is by organizing into unions. And that is why so many working women and men are fighting for a union at the Amazon facility in Bessemer, Alabama." Appelbaum told NPR in January that the Bessemer warehouse workers wanted to join a union over concerns with grueling productivity quotas and wanted more input on workplace policies.

As #BlackHistoryMonth comes to a close, we honor Caron Reese, Iron Workers Local 7 member activist and leader.

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As this #BlackHistoryMonth comes to a close, we honor two black educators and activists. Karen Lewis, who died earlier this month, was the dynamic leader of the Chicago Teachers Union and led a historic strike that built power for Chicago teachers and educators across the country. Johnny McInnis, of the Boston Teachers Union, has spent his life fighting for education justice and leads boldly here in Boston today.

Member leaders of UNITE HERE Local 26 have shaped their union and the world. In this last week of #BlackHistoryMonth we honor Jerry Works and Mark Sims.

Today we celebrate Massachusetts Nurses Association member, Judith LaGuerre, BSN, RN-BC and historical leader, Mary Mahoney for their incredible achievements in their professions, their unions and in the worlds of all they have cared for. #BlackHistoryMonth

In this last week of #BlackHistoryMonth, we celebrate local black union leaders from several GBLC unions and a historical leader from the same union or trade who paved the way. Today we share the story of UFCW Local 1445 Stop & Shop shop steward and executive board member, Jose Lopes who has been a grocery worker for 40 years.

This afternoon, leaders of the labor movement gathered at the White House to meet with President Biden and Vice President Harris about our shared goal of revitalizing America’s infrastructure.