BANGOR, Maine (WABI) Maine workers are gathering this week for the Maine AFL-CIO Biennial Convetion.
Papermakers, ship builders, nurses, and are in Bangor for the two day event.
Together, they are discussing working conditions, unity, and other issues that unions have.
The event provides a new perspective for workers.
“For me this is my very first time coming here and it's very interesting to learn just how each worker is having the same struggles no matter where they are crossed, what fields they are, working people are all fighting the same fight,” said Monique Babineau, Member of Maine State Nurses Association.
Awards will be handed out to several organizations, including the Professional Firefighters of Maine.