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News, Bulletins & Almanac 2018
Breaking News, Bulletins
& Almanac 2017
LABORERS' LOCAL 169 PRESIDENT & LONGTIME TRAINING
DIRECTOR TONY MAYORGA DIES AT 65
(19 Feb. 2018) Brother
Mayorga passed away at 3:01 p.m. PST at Renown Regional
Medical Center. He was hospitalized early last week
with a respiratory illness. His wife, family, close
friends, union sisters and brothers watched over him.
Please monitor this website for updates. If you are
not on the NevadaLabor.com
mailing list, you may want to join now. Whatever
your core beliefs, please send powerful prayers, projections,
thoughts, vibrations and emanations toward our friend,
Left to right, Maria
Zamora, Librado "Lee" Chávez
and Tony Mayorga. Lee Chávez
holds up a hand-crafted United Farm Workers of America flag signed
by his late brother. The flag is part of Ms. Zamora's collection
memorabilia which she displayed at the 2004 Chávez
Celebration. Ms. Zamora marched with César
in the 1960's and cooked for the multitudes as they trekked across
California. She traveled from California to attend the 2014 event
and has been our guest several times since. She
weaved wonderful stories for the audience in her
Hall of Fame address. As
family was well represented by
Reno resident Ramon Chávez
and his family. Tony
Mayorga served many years as director of training and President
of Laborers' Union Local 169, a founding sponsor of the celebration.
and a dozen family members attended the 2008-2011 events. Lee and
Tony are now gone. César Chávez
Nevada Labor Hall of Famer Maria will induct Tony into that exclusive
club on March 31, 2018.
& Construction Trades Council of Northern Nevada/AFL-CIO roasts
Brother Todd Koch into retirement on Saturday, 24 Feb. 2018 at Circus
Circus-Reno. Mandalay Ballroom doors open at 5:30, Dinner at 6:30 p.m.
here for sponsorship, table and ticket information. Show up and
make it hurt!
FROM THE PAST
Building Trades Council responds to GOP misrepresentation
Sen. Dean Heller attempts to stage
illegal political rally at federally-subsidized housing complex
on the picket lines
Day then and now
Painters Local 567 apprentices paint the
historic Lake Mansion
Credit Todd for the looks of this union-created website
you beautiful doll!
Chávez Celebration XVI
de César Chávez XVI
31 March 2018
31 de Marzo 2018
Circus Circus Reno / Doors open 5:30, Dinner 7:00 p.m.
table and ticket information
a Fox: Rosie in 1995
Parker Fraley, aka Rosie the Riveter, dies at 96
Mrs. Fraley’s connection to Rosie was made public in 2016, ending
years of speculation over who was the model for the fictional 1940s
By Margalit Fox / The New York Times front page 23 January
the hard way!