Pride Day March-Join Us this Saturday

​Pride at Work, UAW Local 2322 and other organizations invite you to join the “Labor Contingency” and march with us in the 36th Annual Pride March in Northampton, MA  ~ Saturday, May 6th​. Union Members and Allies from around the county will join forces to show their Solidarity and Pride! *We will gather at 11:30 at Hampton Ave parking lot in the Blue Flag staging area (look … Continue reading

March with UAW for Immigrants and Refugees

WE MARCH ON MAY 1ST! SANCTUARY TODAY, LIBERATION TOMORROW Did you know that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in Springfield is tripling in size? Did you know that there are 25 workers in 4 Northampton workplaces who are fighting against wage theft and sexual harassment? 12:00pm: Potluck at PVWC (20 Hampton Avenue, Suite 200, Northampton) 1:30pm: People Power March in Northampton (leaving from PVWC office) 5:30pm: Join the UAW … Continue reading

Voices of Working People’s History

Western Massachusetts Jobs with Justice presents: Voices of Working People’s History a program of dramatic readings and lots of songs, with emphasis on Western Mass. voices ~ inspired by Howard Zinn ~ telling the story of the origins of May Day as International Workers’ Day in Chicago with an inspiring introduction to US labor history up to present-day voices of workers rising up. Friday, May 5, 2017 7:00-9:00pm {doors … Continue reading

Annual Scholarship Announcement

FOR UNION CHILD OF UNION MEMBER Each year, the Pioneer Valley Central Labor Council AFL-CIO awards up to six $500 college scholarships to high school seniors who are children of members of unions affiliated with the Central Labor Council. They conduct the program “in house” with two local impartial judges not affiliated with any local union associated with the Central Labor Council.   They judge the … Continue reading