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More about the Irene Agosta Award for Outstanding Achievement in Rights for Union Women
Irene Agosta Memorial Award for
Outstanding Achievement in Rights for Union Women
2012 ~ Jenn Laskin, AFT Local 1936
2011 ~ Allison Guevara, AFT Local 2199
2010 ~ Bonnie Morr, UTU Local 23
2009 ~ Joan Lowe, AFT Local 6084
2008 ~ Jing Wright, UNITE HERE Local 483
2007 ~ Casey Carlson, AFT 2030
About Irene Agosta (1934-2006)
Sister Agosta was an extraordinary union activist and a leader in our movement. A proud member of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 415, AFL-CIO, from its founding in 1976, Irene's accomplishments were many - serving as Local President and Vice-President; representing County workers on numerous negotiating teams; working on the Pay Equity, Personnel, Member Recognition, Political Action, and countless other committees; serving as a long-term delegate to Santa Cruz County and later, Monterey Bay Central Labor Councils; representing SEIU Local 415 at the California State Council of Service Employees and a serving as a delegate to several SEIU International conventions.
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