Brother Leigh Scott Walker passed away on April 1st, 2021. He was 68 years old. Brother Walker was obligated on May 20, 1989 and was a 31 year member of Local 728. He is survived by his sibling, Local 728 member John L. Walker.
On his first day in office, newly inaugurated President Biden sent a letter asking General Counsel Peter Robb of the National Labor Relations Board for his resignation—and advising him that if he did not resign, he would be fired.
President Biden, who has a stronger union background than any incoming president for decades, has promised to adopt a strong pro-worker agenda, and he has already assembled a labor-focused economic team.