In 1989 the UAW feared decertication. They translated leaflets. Later the Aluminum, Brick and Glass Union had the same dilemma.They contacted Asian Alliance of Pacific Labor organizer Ho Lai an organizer with United Food and Commercial Workers Union. Together, they put house meetings on the agenda and Vietnamese-American workers showed up. Their work was successful in 3 key avenues.
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The State of Asian America: Activism and Resistance in the 1990's. Edited and Introduced by Karin Aguilar-San Juan, South End Press 1994.395 pages. .00.