by Clyde Weiss | June 19, 2012
LOS ANGELES — In a moving tribute on the opening day of AFSCME’s 40th International Convention, members from across the country spoke of the impact President McEntee had on their lives as unionists, on their fellow members, and on all working families.
“His leadership goes beyond the workers,” said Lillian Roberts, executive director of New York DC 37.
“It goes into our communities. Because we’re people who care about people, who will serve communities. Therefore, when he stands and fights for Social Security and all the benefits that we are enjoying, it’s for everybody. That’s why this union is so powerful.”
Watch video from the tribute to President McEntee here: