News

Below is a letter from SEATU leadership to all members concerning the COVID-19 epidemic, along with links to several new and existing resources that have been made available to SEATU members.

PDF icon Letter to SEATU Members

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka called it “the most significant step Congress has taken to strengthen labor laws in the United States in 85 years and a win for workers everywhere.”

The U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 6 passed the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (HR 2474), with bipartisan support. The final tally was 224 in favor and 194 against.

Convention themes aren’t always so literal, but at the 2019 SEATU Triennial Convention, “Building for the Future” was a slogan that delivered.

The convention took place on Sept. 10-11, at the union-affiliated Paul Hall Center in Piney Point, Maryland, and brought with it news of solid membership growth, new contracts and multiple new constructions, the latter of which potentially will provide jobs for hundreds and hundreds of SEATU members before the next convention.

The last member of the AFL-CIO Executive Council to have served during World War II passed away July 30.

Morton Bahr, president emeritus of the Communications Workers of America (CWA), was a shipboard radio operator during the war before he came ashore to begin a career that culminated in heading the union that dealt with telecommunications workers.

The following news release has been issued by the office of U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise. To access it on the congressman’s website, click HERE

For Immediate Release: February 12, 2019
Contact: Congressional Office of Whip Steve Scalise – 202-225-3015