Posts Tagged ‘joslyn williams’

AFL-CIO Labor Council Backs Bowser

Democratic mayoral hopeful Muriel Bowser's campaign got a boost from labor this morning, receiving the endorsement of the District's AFL-CIO union coalition in front of the national union's 16th Street NW headquarters.
The Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO's divided membership couldn't agree on a candidate in the primary, but its executive board decided last week to endorse Bowser, according to [...]

Labor Council Won’t Endorse in the Mayor’s Race

With Vince Gray's veto of the Large Retailer Accountability Act/Walmart bill just a week old last September, local Metropolitan Washington Labor Council AFL-CIO boss Joslyn Williams predicted that Gray would have a tough time winning the union coalition's endorsement. The nearly 200 unions affiliated with Williams' group proved him right last night, with Gray and all of his [...]

Tommy Wells Sides With Union at Shaw Giant Opening

District ribbon cuttings aren't generally known for their controversy, with political rivals willing to make nice at least as long as they're holding those big scissors. Mayoral hopeful and Ward 6 councilmember Tommy Wells took a different approach at last night's O Street Market Giant opening in Shaw, though, helping union workers pull off a protest [...]