Joined the union in 1980 as a Vocational Counselor at JEVS, helping people with emotional and social disabilities become job ready. He was voted Shop Steward, Vice-President and President of the Local before election as DC 47 and then re-elected as President of Local 1739. From a union family, Fred has been reading and negotiating contracts for 40 years. He feels responsible for protecting people’s standard of living. Collective bargaining and negotiating fair terms of your employment is “union strong”.
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