Posts Tagged ‘Mary Kay Henry’

Mary Kay Henry:
A New Deal for America’s Working Poor

In this interview from our June/July 2018 issue, Mary Kay Henry, the international president of the two-million-member Service Employees International Union, talks to Patricia Harty about the Fight for $15 (minimum wage) campaign, how President Trump is ruining America, and growing up Catholic – one of 10 children – in a Detroit suburb. Mary KayRead more..

The Irish Role in the American Labor Movement

As you celebrate Labor Day weekend, consider the contribution that the Irish have made, and continue to make to the American labor movement. Peter “P.J.” McGuire the Father of Labor Day It was Peter “P.J.” McGuire who first proposed a national holiday for workers. Born to Irish immigrants on the Lower East Side, New YorkRead more..

Mary Kay Henry

Mary Kay Henry is president of the two million-member Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and her leadership is rooted in a deep-seated belief that when individuals join together they can make the impossible possible. Under her leadership, SEIU has won major victories to improve working families’ lives by strengthening and uniting healthcare, property services, and publicRead more..