Union member since 1980. First joined the ACT division as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor. James was a shop steward when the union went on strike in 1982. He has held positions as 1739 Vice President and now Treasurer. After many years as a hands-on advocate, handling grievances and fighting for member rights in labor management meetings, he is now focused on maintaining the financial solvency of the union and is part of contract negotiations. He monitors the impact of the BECK decision on union operations.
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