Friday, December 1, 2017

The Unionization Seed

On June 29, 2017, the workers of The Pleasure Chest's NYC locations voted unanimously for union representation by the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU). The above poem was written before the vote and uploaded to my Facebook, Vimeo, and YouTube accounts to show why I was one of those unanimous votes. My reasons for voting are also expressed in interviews I did for Gay City News and Into.

We are presently in union contract negotiations, and some key matters to us workers were constantly disregarded. So it led to the tale told in this video that is on my Facebook and Twitter accounts:

These events transpired because we were treated as if we are powerless when we are not. Before this, earlier in the week, something else happened that is summed up by this Facebook post of mine that I'll close with....

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