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Guillermo "Memo" Rivera is Deputy Organizing Director for Service Employees International Union, Local 775. He collected this binder of materials that relate to SEIU 775's involement with the effort to raise the minimum wage in SeaTac to $15 an hour, get labor-friendly council members elected and voters registered, and organize port and airport workers. Rivera became an organizer for Local 775 in 2005, and his involvement with organizing at the airport and SeaTac on workers' issue began in 2001 with SEIU's "Fight for a Fair Economy Campaign." This went from a broad-based door-knocking campaign to hear abour workers' issues to meetings with airport workers in 2012. Rivera served as the field director on that campaign, and was also involved in the SeaTac Mimimum Wage Proposition 1 campaign in 2013.
Digital scans of a binder of materials collected by Guillermo "Memo" Rivera during his activities as Deputy Organizing Director for Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 775
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