April Verrett Elected 1st Black President of SEIU

LA Sentinel | May 23, 2024
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History was made on May 20 with the election of April Verrett as the first Black president of the Service Employees International Union, which represents nearly 2 million workers in health care, property service and government service.     

Verrett’s election occurred during the opening of the SEIU convention in Philadelphia.  She succeeds Mary Kay Henry, who retired after serving as the first woman to head the 103-year-old union.    

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