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Interview with Apolonio “Polo” Duran

 Apolonio “Polo” Duran comes to the WJW board from the Regional Council of Carpenters/Carpinteros Latinos Unidos. Here, Polo speaks about his experiences as a worker, union rep, and board member. Polo’s parents were agricultural workers as he was growing up, and Polo and his brother often chipped in on weekends and holidays. This experience shaped …

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The Issue of Misclassification: WJW Supports Carpenters

WJW Stands with Carpenters to End Misclassification! WJW stands with community allies, union members, construction workers, carpenters, faith leaders, and more to fight the issue of misclassification. These photos of WJW staff and allies are from a protest of the contractor Suburban Drywall in July 2022. Suburban Drywall benefits from the practice of misclassifying workers …

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