UNITE HERE Local 7 Affiliates with Metro Council

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

UNITE HERE Local 7 Affiliates with Metro Council(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)Baltimore-based UNITE HERE Local 7, which represents over 100 metro-area workers at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, has affiliated with the Metro Council. “We’re proud to welcome our Local 7 members to the Council,” said Metro Council president Jos Williams, “and we’re especially pleased to welcome back Local 7 president Roxie Herbekian, a former Council Board member and longtime local leader and activist.” Herbekian said that “UNITE HERE Local 7 looks forward to working with the Council and affiliated unions.” Tomorrow, on International Workers' Day, Herbekian urged area activists to “join BWI Hudson News workers for a picket as they demand respect, job security, wage increases, a fair overtime policy, and decent benefits!” The May 1 picket at BWI (D pier, upper level) runs from 11:30-2:30p. Contact information for Local 7 is on the Council’s Online Directory.


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