I am happy to announce I have received the early endorsement of Rights & Democracy! RAD (http://www.radvt.org) is an organization dedicated to bringing Vermonters together and supporting legislators who will stand for policies that lead to healthy, happy and just communities. TOGETHER WE WIN!!
Please consider filling out their community survey. It's a good survey and your input is important to understanding the issues we face in our communities and state. Before we can find a solution, we've got to know the problem. Thank you. http://www.radvt.org/community_survey
I am very proud to announce the endorsement of the Vermont-NEA!
The Vermont-National Education Association is the union of Vermont educators,13,000 professionals who teach the state's children every day.
As the state's largest union, Vermont-NEA is proud to represent the men and women who make a difference in the lives of students in classrooms across Vermont. Join us as we work to keep the best and brightest in our classrooms and help make Vermont a great place to live and work.
I am honored and proud to have received the endorsement of the Vermont State Employees' Association (VSEA).
It is important we safeguard collective bargaining rights and remember the historical importance of labor unions. Their role in providing benefits and work rules that contributed to the protections of all workers must always be appreciated. The forty hour work week and weekend, the federal minimum wage, time and a half for overtime and improved working conditions to name a few.
These protections didn't just happen by themselves. There was hard work and much sacrifice involved. Our history is important to our future, we must not forget.