Post Tagged with: "Hector Figueroa"

Bill de Blasio, Letitia James and Scott Stringer were elected with support from the Working Families Party. (Photo credits from left, Kevin Case, Creative Commons license; Jehangir Khattak/Voices of NY; Ethikus, Creative Commons license)

Breakthrough Year for Working Families Party

Elections 2013, Politics, Revson Covering NYC November 18, 2013 at 5:55 pm

The Working Families Party had a banner election year, pushing their candidates to victory not only in citywide races but in the City Council and district attorney’s office. The success didn’t come overnight, reports Amsterdam News.

Hector Figueroa, president of SEIU, is one of the most prominent labor leaders in the country. (Photo by David Sachs/ SEIU, Creative Commons license)

Latino Leaders at the Forefront of Unions

Labor, Latino September 5, 2013 at 3:52 pm

Although the number of unionized workers is at its lowest in nearly a century, various Latino leaders at the forefront of important unions throughout the nation are keeping the fight for workers’ rights alive, reports El Diario-La Prensa.