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Workers Are Rising -- and Winning

Mary Kay Henry | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics
Mary Kay Henry

If you work hard, you should make enough to live a good life and provide a better one for your kids. That's a conviction worth fighting for and a sentiment that rings true for most people, not just in Seattle but everywhere.

Six Reasons to Cheer for Unions This International Women's Day

Mary Kay Henry | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics
Mary Kay Henry

In spite of these strides, millions of female workers are getting the squeeze in today's economy. Even as women break the glass ceiling in business and politics, they still earn on average, 77 cents to every dollar earned by men -- and unions are a big part of the solution.

In 2013, Low-Wage Workers' Frustration Led to Action; 2014 Will Be a Year of Change

Mary Kay Henry | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics
Mary Kay Henry

The movement to transform low-wage jobs into jobs that can support a family is just getting started. Expect a lot more change in 2014.

For Any Working Mom, Child Care Is Essential

Mary Kay Henry | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Mary Kay Henry

In California and nationwide, our youngest citizens' futures must be at the top of our agenda. This is not the time to be timid, or deal with it in K-12 proposals and politicking. Later is too late; the research keeps mounting about where we need to put our money and why.

We Are Better Than DOMA

Mary Kay Henry | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Mary Kay Henry

As a country that counts equality among our basic values, we should never single out one group for harsher treatment. We're better than that.

Sam Stein

Who's Targeting Latino Voters?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Service Employees International Union, one of the most influential labor organizations in Washington, D.C., is undertaking a compreh...

Sam Stein

SEIU, Labor Directly Lobby Geithner On Elizabeth Warren's Behalf

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The labor community is going to lend its considerable political clout to the effort to get Elizabeth Warren confirmed as the first head of the newly-c...

Mary Kay Henry Elected SEIU President

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The nation's fastest growing labor union elected its first woman president Saturday. The Service Employees International Union sel...

Mary Kay Henry, California Labor Leader, Earns Key Support In Race For SEIU Presidency

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A giant New York-based local union is poised to vote to support California labor leader Mary Kay Henry (above) for the presidency of America's largest...

Sam Stein

SEIU To Sit Out General Election If Preferred Candidate Doesn't Win Primary

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a bold warning shot to Democratic lawmakers, the new president of the powerful Service Employees International Union says that members are prepared...