Labor Secretary Solis Standing With Workers In Fight For RightsSolis, who comes from a union family, said she is "so inspired and proud" of CWA and the hundreds of thousands of union and non-union workers nationwide who are taking on the states' aggressive union-busting agendas.
Shamefully their targets are "the men and women who care for our neighbors, teach our kids, keep our communities safe and clean, and run into burning buildings when others will not," she said. "They do their work with little fanfare and don't expect recognition, but through unions they have a voice in the workplace and in their future, and that's what's put us in the middle class."
Thanking Solis, CWA President Larry Cohen said, "Those were historic words, a member of the cabinet standing with us as clearly as you do, and speaking for the president of the United States."
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