Workers are organizing through unions and other organizations to improve their lives. Union representation provides a voice on the job and the opportunity to improve wages, benefits and working conditions.
What made Larry unique was his commitment to grassroots coalition building. He organized rider coalitions, bargained for the public good, initiated progressive ballot measures and embedded the issue of climate change in the politics of the ATU.
'All we are asking is for them to invest in their dedicated employees so residents can continue to get quality care. We want to feel respected and valued and we want to have a voice through our union.'