Following organizing by workers in the Fight for $15 and a Union and SEIU, President Biden fired Peter Robb, Trump’s NLRB general counsel in a victory for the fight for union rights.
Following news that @POTUS asked Trump-appointed NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb to step down Wednesday, Terrence Wise, Kansas City McDonald’s worker and longtime leader in the #FightFor15 and a Union issued this statement#FirePeterRobb pic.twitter.com/kK07aATAFn
— Fight For 15 (@fightfor15) January 20, 2021
“The NLRB is supposed to be there to help workers get a union,” said Terrence Wise, a Fight for $15 and a Union leader. “That hasn’t been the case. [Robb] has led the fight against unionization,” Wise said.
This is a victory for workers, and it shows how things are changing because of the leaders our movement elected. With Robb’s firing, we’ve overcome another obstacle in our fight for union rights, higher pay, and racial and economic justice.