Today as the Democratic National Convention kicked off in Philadelphia, BCTGM Local 300 member and laid off Nabisco worker Michael Smith was meeting labor delegates,union leaders and political activists to give voice to the nation’s working families negatively impacted by unfair U.S. trade laws.
Smith met briefly this afternoon with U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D. Minn.). Ellison, who is a strong supporter of America’s working families. The Congressman first met Smith following his testimony to the Democratic Platform Committee on June 9.
Stay tuned for more worker news from the DNC, where Smith and BCTGM representatives continue to spread the news of the union’s boycott of Made-in-Mexico Nabisco products and the Check the Label campaign.