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CWA Member Honored for Native American Heritage Month

November 16, 2023

November marks Native American Heritage Month. As part of its yearly celebration of the diverse contributions Native American leaders and activists have made to the labor movement and toward expanding the rights of working people, the AFL-CIO featured CWA Local 7019 member Robert Gilson. Robert is a descendant of the White Mountain Apache Tribe in Arizona and served seven years in the U.S. Army before going to work at U.S. West (now Lumen), where he is a broadband technician. He encourages his workgroup to get active in the union so they will always have a voice at the table and because the union knows how to ensure equality for all.

Robert Gilson Native American Heritage Month