The New Labor Beacon under KC AFL-CIO Ownership and Labor Leader Profile: United Steelworker District 11 Director Emil Ramirez

The Kansas City Labor Beacon is under new ownership – the Kansas City AFL-CIO.  We’ll hear from Labor Beacon editor Tristen Amezcua- Hogan and publisher Abril Negrete about the past, present, and future of the paper.  Then, in our continuing Labor Leader Series, we’ll talk to Steelworkers District 11 Director Emil Ramirez about his almost forty years as a union leader starting as a pipefitter for the gas company in Topeka.  We’ll ask about his history and his vision for the future of the labor movement.

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