Deborah Simmons talks about her work as a PFS Director and health care consultant in Health Care settings including Alta Vista in Las Vegas, NM. She shares her experience during the union organizing drive at Alta Vista which lead to her union membership in District 1199 NM Hospital Workers Union in 2014 to the present. Interview by Diane Pinkey.
The Working People's History of New Mexico Project (WPHNM) is an oral labor history project created to gather the labor stories of working people in New Mexico. While part of the interviews focus on the specific jobs that the interviewees performed, the interviews also explore labor-management relations as well as union, workers council, and social activism participation. The interviews contain information about family and social relationships and offer themes of social and historical interest in New Mexico and the US.