About the Art
Annika Connor's Wolf Pack is a 30" x 40" watercolor currently on exhibition at Google's NY offices since January 2020. As an actor & member of SAGAFTRA union since 2007, Annika Connor knows the value and benefits of union solidarity and importance of unions to protect workers.
Annika Connor is an artist & actor. A modern-day Renaissance woman, Connor is primarily known for her watercolor and oil paintings. Connor uses strong symbolism and passionate imagery to ignite the imagination. Connor also owns & runs Annika’s Art Shop https://annikasartshop.com/
Strong unions built the great American middle class. Everything that defines what it means to live a good life and know you can take care of your family – the 40 hour work week, paid leave, health care protections, a voice in your workplace – is because of workers who organized unions and fought for worker protections. Because of organizing and collective bargaining, there used to be a basic bargain between workers and their employers in this country that when you work hard, you share in the prosperity your work created.
Today, however, there’s a war on organizing, collective bargaining, unions, and workers. It’s been raging for decades, and it’s getting worse with Donald Trump in the White House. Republican governors and state legislatures across the country have advanced anti-worker legislation to undercut the labor movement and collective bargaining. States have decimated the rights of public sector workers who, unlike private sector workers, do not have federal protections ensuring their freedom to organize and collectively bargain. In the private sector, corporations are using profits to buy back their own shares and increase CEOs’ compensation instead of investing in their workers and creating more good-quality jobs. The results have been predictable: rising income inequality, stagnant real wages, the loss of pensions, exploitation of workers, and a weakening of workers’ voices in our society.Read Biden's Full Plan