Local 802 marches forward


The first and most important thing I need to say this month is simply this: VOTE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8! That is the date of the midterm elections and even though many of us vote in historically blue districts in historically blue states like New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, the polls are tightening and it’s virtually important that we all vote. (If you vote in Pennsylvania, our closest swing state, your vote is especially crucial — please do everything you can to volunteer and get out the vote.) There is a strong sense of dread in the air as we contemplate the real possibility of losing Congress, which would mean a stalling of President Biden’s pro-labor and pro-arts agenda and a step backwards for the rights of women and all working people. [read more]