UNITE HERE and Fem2.0 to Co-Host #UnionWomen Tweet Chat
September 13, 2011
Join Fem2.0 and UNITE HERE! for a #unionwomen Tweet Chat on Wednesday, September 14th, from 2PM EST-3PM EST, to talk about the unique role women play in the labor movement and the benefits of union membership for women.
We'll be joined by Janel Charles, a housekeeper at a Hyatt hotel in Chicago, who is on strike this week to protest the treatment of housekeepers and other hotel workers.
As we've seen in recent months, the labor movement is under attack, and women's rights are being rolled back by anti-choice legislation and a culture of victim-blaming in the media. Members of both movements are coming together on Wednesday to talk about the attacks on our shared progressive values and how we can work together to ensure the safety America's female workers.
We'll be tweeting from @Fem2pt0 and @UNITEHEREUnion, so be sure to join us at #unionwomen on Wednesday!