Join us for this month’s Labor Forward Forum. The forum is a free, online series held on the third Wednesday of the month from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. Each month, a School for Workers faculty member will interview advocates of the labor/worker movement to highlight their important work, celebrate their progress, and learn from their unique experiences.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at noon we are welcoming Colectivo Coffee workers, newly certified union members of with IBEW Local 494 (Milwaukee) and Local 1220 (Chicago) Colectivo Coffee workers. This event is free, but pre-registration is required to receive the webinar link.
About IBEW Local 494 and 1220 Colectivo Coffee
Workers at Colectivo started a campaign in the spring of 2020 to form a union. The NLRB has just announced its certification in March 2022. The campaign was long and the company has put up many barriers for the workers along the way. Click here to read the article from the Milwaukee Area Sentinel- The union-organizing campaign by Colectivo Coffee Roasters workers has just notched a big victory – that highlights IBEW Local 494 and 1220 Colectivo Coffee workers’ organizing campaign that led to victory.