Rand Wilson has worked as a union organizer and labor communicator since the early 1980s. He started in the labor movement as a member of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers Union (OCAW) Local 8–366 where he led several organizing drives and served on the executive board. He went on to work for the Communications Workers of America (CWA), serve as the founding director of Massachusetts Jobs with Justice, and work for the Teamsters union and Service Employees Union Local 888. Active in electoral politics, Wilson helped establish a Working Families Party affiliate in Massachusetts; volunteered as national coordinator for Labor for Bernie, and is active in Our Revolution. He has written and lectured about contract campaigns, strikes, and strategies to build workers’ political power and is a trustee for the Somerville Job Creation and Retention Trust, an elected member of the Ward Six Somerville Democratic Committee and convener of Somerville Stands Together.