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Interview with Doug Marian

This month, WCA highlights the union leadership and achievements of Doug Marian who serves as the Business Representative for United Association Plumbers Local 78 (UA 78). Marian joined the union in 1979, and later became an organizer in 2001.


Interview with Summer Zachary

Summer Zachary, an Journeyman Sounding Installer with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 11 epitomizes an industrious woman in labor, who represents working women across the nation in the fight for equal pay between men and women.

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