Ada Edwards, a former Houston city councilor, spoke along with the pastor at St. John's Methodist Church. When you win, we all win, she told the hundreds of workers at the rally.
"The labor movement and the faith community are joined at the hip."
Two hundred thirty members of USW Local 624 have been on strike since May at the Husky Energy refinery, mainly over family issues.
The Anheuser-Busch-owned beer distributorship wanted to implement its own business model but apparently forgot the Teamsters.
Some arguments can best be won with the opportune use of a good example.
A total of 82 percent of union members voted on the demands. Of those, 63 percent voted to reject Crystal's contract offer.