Workers are the backbone of our economy and our society. Workers provide our food, build our roads, construct our schools, keep our communities clean, ensure our hospitals are running, and more.
But outdated labor laws written by ultra-wealthy corporations have hampered our fundamental right to join together and negotiate for better wages, benefits, and working conditions.
I know the value of a union. As an un-unionized teacher, I made less than $29,000 per year while unionized teachers less than a mile away earned better pay and better benefits.
That's why I'll be a fighter for the fair treatment of all workers and unions. Here's my plan: