Discussion of Labor Topics Important Part of SC Progressive Network Conference

SC AFL-CIO President Erin McKee was among the 30+ attendees present for the Fall Conference of the SC Progressive Network.  The event was held over a two-day period at the Santee State Park.  

Also attending, President-emeritus Donna Dewitt and Greater Columbia Central Labor Council Sec.-Treas. William Christopher, as well as several other members of the National Writer's Union.

SC House Member Gilda Cobb-Hunter was present and talked about legislation generated by the SC AFL, a bill that would have required equal pay for women.  The leader of that House Sub-committee ran the clock out on that bill in the spring of 2017 and it was not allowed to leave the subcommittee. 

Other labor topics discussed during the conference included the need for better awareness of the labor movement in South Carolina.