This Wednesday, America celebrated Women’s Equality Day and commemorated the women’s suffrage movement. It’s been 95 years since the 19th amendment was ratified, granting millions of women the right to vote. Since then, women have used their right to vote to improve their lives, strengthen their families and protect their communities.
In the years before and since this historic achievement, the labor movement has provided women with a strong voice on the job. But even now, there’s still more work to be done to maximize the power of women at the polls. ? AFL-CIO National Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler explains the role of unions in ensuring equality for women in her latest blog on MomsRising.org.
Read her full blog here: http://www.momsrising.org/blog/women-deserve-a-voice-on-the-job-and-at-the-ballot-box.