Women’s Institute for Leadership Development

WILD is a grassroots women’s organization that empowers women to become more effective leaders and organizers in the Massachusetts labor movement. Scheduled workshops are: Knowing & Advancing our Rights in a New Political Era, Coalition Building in Difficult Times, Reproductive Rights Through the Lens of the Workplace, Planning Creative Actions, Racial & Immigrant Justice, Becoming a Union-Building Steward. This Summer Institute session will be held; June … Continue reading

Office Closed -update

Our offices will be closed Tuesday, March 14th  AND Wednesday, March 15th due to the inclement weather.  Remember our office closings and delays are tied to the Holyoke public schools. We hope everyone stays safe and warm. Per the Boston office of the National Weather Service: “TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL TREATED SURFACES, AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED SURFACES. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST … Continue reading

UAW 2322 Job Posting

Position: Full Time (40 hours) Servicing Representative/Organizer based out of Holyoke, MA with focus on Early Education and Higher Education. Applicants must be a UAW member in good standing for at least one year prior to hire. We will not accept applicants that have not been a UAW member in good standing for one year.  Hours of work: Flexible full time work schedule (can be … Continue reading

Solidarity Magazine – Jan/Feb 2017

The latest edition of Solidarity magazine is online. In this edition, the focus on how we promote the interests of working people in light of the 2016 elections. Keeping our elected officials accountable to the American people is something every UAW member should be involved in. Other features include:   A story on a huge organizing win by graduate workers at Columbia University in New … Continue reading

​VICTORY IS NEAR! – Join Us Thursday

From the Pioneer Valley Workers Center: We’ve been working for well over a year on this and we’re pleased to be able to say that it is looking like we’ll have good news on the horizon…. What? Mayor David Narkewicz and City Counselors Alisa Klein and Maureen Carney will introduce an executive order and ordinance to stop wage theft in Northampton. Come to City Council … Continue reading