DECATUR TRADES & LABOR ASSEMBLY ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT
Decatur Trades & Labor Assembly, AFL-CIO, representing more than 13,000 union members and retirees in Macon County, has announced the election of Lamarcus Williams as their president.
Williams is currently president of the United Steel Workers Local 193G employed at Fuyao Glass. He is an active union member and had previously served Decatur Trades & Labor Assembly as a delegate and member of the executive board.
Lamarcus will begin his term on October 22 when he is handed the gavel by former President Bill Francisco – who has served as president for 4 two-year terms.
“I have full confidence in Lamarcus Williams as our president and wish him continued success with the organization”, stated Francisco. “Macon County has great union density and we need active, engaged leadership to strengthen the labor movement. Lamarcus is the man for the job.”
The mission of Decatur Trades and Labor Assembly, AFL-CIO, of Macon County is to improve the lives of working families—to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our state and the nation. The organization is a key part of the nation’s largest and strongest labor federation—the AFL-CIO, which unites 10 million working women and men of every race and ethnicity and from every walk of life. The leadership is elected by the delegates of 33 local unions affiliated with the central labor council