Hannah’s husband is a union ironworker! Ironworkers are public workers that use iron and steel to form or reinforce buildings, bridges, and roads. Not only is it physically demanding, but highly dangerous too and workers have to wear safety gear to minimize any chance of getting an injury. Being an ironworker is an important job so it is only fair that they are treated justly and receive what they are owed. Hannah supports unions because of what they have done for her and her family. She aims to educate those who have little information about unions, showing them that they can be treated better in the workplace The unions fight for higher wages, better health care, and a safer work environment. Benefits that all workers need, especially ironworkers. Hannah believes that having unions in more professions can lead to greater things.
“There are so many unions! Do you belong to or have a family member in a union?”
“My husband is a Union Iron Worker and I have a great appreciation for all that unions do! As a union member’s wife, I’m grateful we are part of such an amazing community that fights for higher wages, better healthcare, and safe”