Pioneer Valley AFL-CIO Commemorates America's Workers at Labor Day Breakfast

Speakers included:

Mike Bissonnette, Mayor of Chicopee
Rick Brown, President of the Pioneer Valley AFL-CIO
Suzanne Bump, Massachusetts State Auditor
Frank Callahan, Massachusetts Building Trades Council President
Robert Haynes, Massachusetts AFL-CIO President
Mary Clare Higgins, Mayor Northampton
George Noel, Director of Dislocated Worker Programs
Domenic Sarno, Mayor Springfield
Steve Tolman, State Senator and likely the new Massachusetts AFL-CIO President

Massachusetts AFL-CIO President, Robert Haynes, and Northampton Mayor, Mary Clare Higgins made what may likely be their last appearances at the Pioneer Valley AFL-CIO. Mayor Higgins is stepping down to work at an anti-poverty agency while Robert Haynes is retiring in October when he will likely be replaced by State Senator Steve Tolman as the head of Massachusetts' umbrella labor organization.

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President Rick Brown gets interviewed by local press.
Thanks to volunteers Patti Rogers and Dave Lamontagne for helping to check in Friday's attendees.
Tony Taylor and Antonette Pepe.