Pride at Work Statement on President Biden’s State of the Union Address

i Mar 2nd Comments Disabled by
For Immediate Release – March 2, 2022 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Statement on President Biden’s State of the Union Address WASHINGTON – Last night, President Biden delivered his first State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress. In the speech, the President urged Congress to pass the PRO Act and the Equality Act, both of which have been passed by the House, but have been languishing in the Senate for almost a year.…

Pride at Work Congratulates Workers at First Union Starbucks

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For Immediate Release: December 10, 2021 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Congratulates Workers at First Union Starbucks Washington, DC – On Thursday, workers at a Starbucks coffee shop in Buffalo, NY voted to unionize, making this location the first unionized Starbucks store in the United States. Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, reacted: “Despite a significant anti-union campaign that paraded current and former Starbucks executives through the store, these workers in Buffalo weren’t falling for it…

Pride at Work Applauds House Passage of Build Back Better Act

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For Immediate Release: November 19, 2021 Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Applauds House Passage of Build Back Better Act Washington, DC – This morning, The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act, a landmark bill that provides a once in a generation investment into America’s working people. Though we continue to fight for the inclusion of key provisions that are missing as the bill heads to the Senate for consideration, Pride at Work supports…

Pride at Work Congratulates Newly Elected AFL-CIO Leadership

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WASHINGTON – Today, the AFL-CIO Executive Council elected AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler as their new president after the passing of former president Richard Trumka. United Steel Workers Vice President, Fred Redmond, was elected to replace Shuler as Secretary-Treasurer. Shuler is the first woman to be elected president of the AFL-CIO and Redmond is the first African American to be elected Secretary-Treasurer. “There is no better choice to lead our great Federation than Liz Shuler and Fred Redmond,” said Pride at…

Pride at Work Mourns the Passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

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Pride at Work Mourns the Passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Pride at Work is saddened to hear the news of the passing of AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka. President Trumka dedicated his life to fighting for working people across the country and around the world.  He was an ally to LGBTQ working people as well, speaking loudly and often about the need to pass the Equality Act and other LGBTQ inclusive legislation. Within the labor movement, he was an…

Statement on President Biden’s Reversal of Transgender Military Ban

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: ian@newheightscommunications.com                     jdavis@prideatwork.org The Union Veterans Council and Pride at Work commend President Biden for lifting ban on transgender Americans in the military Washington, D.C. – The Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO, and Pride at Work, AFL-CIO commend President Biden for his reversal of the Trump-era ban on patriotic Americans serving in the military. “This is the first step towards addressing the deep scars left by President Trump’s un-American attacks on patriotic LGBTQ service members. While we have…

Workers’ Advocates Sue Over 11th-Hour Trump Admin Rule Giving Federal Contractors Expanded Ability to Discriminate

i Jan 21st Comments Disabled by
For Immediate Release Thursday, January 21, 2021 Workers’ Advocates Sue Over 11th-Hour Trump Admin Rule Giving Federal Contractors Expanded Ability to Discriminate Unlawful Rule Allows Fed Contractors to Claim Religious Objections to Justify Discriminating Against Women, LGBTQ+ Workers Trump Rule Cements Administration’s Legacy as Enemy of Civil Rights Portland, O.R. — Today, Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., Pride at Work, and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) challenged a Trump administration rule that dramatically expands the ability of federal contractors and subcontractors…

The Union Veterans Council and Pride at Work call for the immediate reversal of the Trump-era ban on patriotic Americans serving in the military

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2021 Contact: ian@newheightscommunications.com jdavis@prideatwork.org Washington, D.C. – The Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO, and Pride at Work, AFL-CIO call for the immediate reversal of the Trump-era ban on patriotic Americans serving in the military. Banning transgender Americans from volunteer military service is an insult to our troops, the LGBTQ community, and our nation’s founding principles. Over the past four years, we have seen members of the transgender military community attacked and discriminated against, forcing active-duty servicemembers…

Pride at Work Applauds President Biden’s Executive Order to Prevent and Combat LGBTQ Discrimination

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For Immediate Release – January 21, 2021 Media Contact: Jerame Davis – jdavis@prideatwork.org Pride at Work Applauds President Biden’s Executive Order to Prevent and Combat LGBTQ Discrimination WASHINGTON – On his first day in office, President Biden signed an executive order to declare the administration’s policy to prevent and combat LGBTQ discrimination as well as any overlapping forms of discrimination. The order instructs all agencies and departments to undertake the actions necessary for the federal government to enact this policy,…

Statement on the attack at the US Capitol

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Statement by Pride at Work Executive Director, Jerame Davis, on the attack on the US Capitol today: “What we’re witnessing at the Capitol today is nothing less than an attack on our country and on our people brought to life by a president who refuses to accept that millions turned out to elect Joe Biden by overwhelming margins. “Let there be no doubt, this is what terrorism looks like: an angry mob violently invading our Capitol and threatening our elected…