‘Why we joined the union’

Volume 118, No. 12December, 2018

Marc Mommaas

I joined Local 802 when I was hired by the New School as a part-time teacher. I joined the union to honor the work that my colleagues and Local 802 staff have achieved in negotiations with the New School. Thanks to the efforts of all parties, we are earning fair pay, healthcare and retirement options. That is a very big deal. For my complete bio, see