Born in Virginia, Lloyd attended West Virginia state. He was selected in the 9th round NBA draft.
In the latest instance of a group of low-wage, hard-to-organize workers banding together and joining unions, taxi drivers in Washington, D.C., are joining Teamsters Local 922.
"Any anti-poverty approach must raise up the rights of workers to join a union and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions."
Today's action by the U.S. Senate confirming Richard Griffin as NLRB general counsel is the final piece needed to ensure a fully functioning National Labor Relations Board.
The workers have been living in dormitory-style housing for up to six months, getting paid only $1.50 per hour and a $50 a day allowance.
He strongly advocated for aid to the freed slaves to enable them to take their full place in American society.
Overburdened U.S. diplomats are not pushing the Colombian government to live up to its written commitments on workers' rights and other rights that Colombia agreed to fulfill.
The three-year pacts cover workers at the Webster Car Wash and WCA/Rico Pobre Car Wash in the Bronx and the Jomar Car Wash and Sutphin Car Wash in Queens.
Parents, teachers, students and cafeteria workers cheered the decision by Chicago Public Schools last summer to replace frozen, canned and pre-plated meals with fresh food.
A string of recent Teamsters organizing victories has added almost 800 new members in seven locations in the last few months.