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Boyle Fellow Blog: Greater Boston Labor Council’s Labor Day Breakfast 2023

September 27, 2023

*Authored by the Labor Guild’s 2023 Boyle Fellow, Bruce Tran* On September 1st, 2023, I attended the Labor Day breakfast event at the Boston Park Plaza. I had arrived early…

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In Memoriam: Former Guild Board Member Rafael Santana, Ironworkers Local 7

September 26, 2023

The Guild was saddened to learn of the passing of former Board Member Rafael Santana, formerly of Ironworkers Local 7. Rafael was on the Guild Board of Directors from 2006-2009.…

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Boyle Fellow Blog: Reflection On the NAACP National Convention 2023

August 8, 2023

*Please note: The commentary contained herein is the personal view and commentary of our Boyle Fellow as an individual and not representative of the Labor Guild as an entity.* On…

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A Statement From Executive Director Fr. Marc on the Tentative Agreement Between The Teamsters and UPS

July 26, 2023

The Labor Guild congratulates our many friends and former students who were involved in the recent successful negotiations between Teamsters International and United Parcel Service. As we recall how drivers and…

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Boyle Fellow Blog: 100th Anniversary of the Wagner Act

July 10, 2023

100 years ago today- July 5th, 1935- President Theodore Delano Roosevelt signed the historic National Labor Relations Act of 1935 (also known as the Wagner Act) into law. It empowered…

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In Memoriam: George Noel, Business Manager of OPEIU Local 6, VP of Massachusetts AFL-CIO

June 22, 2023

We mourn the recent passing of our friend and longtime Guilder George Noel. George rose through the ranks of labor and held many notable positions throughout his life. He was…

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Boyle Fellow Blog: “Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) Rebellion”- May 31st

June 12, 2023

*Please Note: The views expressed herein are from our Boyle Fellow as an individual and not representative of the Labor Guild as an entity.* My initial reaction upon entering the room…

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In Memoriam: Former Labor Guild President Richard Heffernan

June 6, 2023

We mourn the passing of longtime Guilder and former Labor Guild President Richard Heffernan. After serving in the Army, Richard returned home to work for New England Telephone from 1958…

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In Memoriam: Former AFL-CIO President Thomas Donahue

June 2, 2023

Thomas R. Donahue became executive assistant to AFL-CIO President George Meany in 1973 and, after Meany’s retirement in 1979, was elected secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO, a position he held for…

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Cardinal Sean O’Malley: “Migrants, Refugees Are Human Beings, Not Problems”

May 11, 2023

Our Executive Director Father Marc took some time to reflect on Cardinal Sean O’Malley’s discussion at the Catholic University of America in March. During his lecture at Catholic University in…

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