IAM Local 2068 President Rick Pease will join Activate L!VE this week to give us the latest on the more than 170 members who have been on strike since December 8, 2018 for better wages, benefits and working conditions at Silgan Containers in Rochelle, IL.
Nakisha Lewis, Director of the AFL-CIO Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Department will also be on the show to give us a preview of the 2019 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference. “The Fierce Urgency of Now” is the theme of the conference, which will take place January 18-21, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
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