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SF Speak-out and Video With Chicago UE Republic Workers

ue_chicago_workers_rally_at_occupied_plant.jpg
Date:
Sunday, April 26, 2009
Time:
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Laborfest
Location Details:
ILWU Local 34
2nd St and Embarcadero on the North side of AT&T Park

Leaders of the UE Chicago occupation of the Republic Window company will be coming to San Francisco on Sunday April 26, 2009 at 2:00 PM. The will be speaking and screening a video of their successful occupation.

4/26/2009 SF Speak-out and Video With UE Chicago Republic Workers And Screening
Sunday April 26, 2006 2:00 PM

ILWU Local 34

2nd St and Embarcadero on the North side of AT&T Park

The UE Republic workers of Chicago who occupied their factory to demand their pay and compensation as a result of their factories closure

will be speaking and screening a labor film of their occupation on Sunday April 26, 2009 at 2:00 PM in San Francisco at ILWU Local 34 next to AT&T at 2nd St & Embarcadero St. in San Francisco. Armando Robles, UE Local 1110 President; Melvin Maclin, UE Local 1110 VP; Mark Meinster, UE Organizer will be participating from Chicago and screening a video.

The meeting which is being hosted by ILWU Local 34 and also sponsored by Laborfest.net, UPWA.info, Transport Workers Solidarity Committee and other unions and organizations will be the first eye witness report of this important event which electrified the US labor movement. As a result of protests throughout the country including San Francisco at the Bank Of America, the workers won their demands. Bay area workers who are in struggle will also speak at this forum.

This visit is organized in conjunction with the Santa Cruz/San Jose Reel Works Festival http://www.reelwork.org


Donation Requested

(415)642-8066 or laborfest(at)laborfest.net

YouTube - Angry Laid-off Workers Occupy Factory in Chicago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNIQ1-ghsPs
Added to the calendar on Tue, Apr 7, 2009 9:30AM
§UE Workers & Supporters rally in front of Chicago plant
by Laborfest
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UE Chicago Republic Workers rally and built support for their occupation.

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by Laborfest
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Speak-out and Video
With UE Chicago Republic Workers

April 26 (Sunday), 2009 2:00 PM
At: ILWU Local 34 Hall
2nd St and Embarcadero (Kings St.) on the North side of AT&T Park
(Donation Requested)

The UE Republic workers of Chicago who occupied their factory to demand their pay and compensation as a result of their factories closure will be speaking and screening a labor film of their occupation on Sunday April 26, 2009 at 2:00 PM in San Francisco at ILWU Local 34 next to AT&T at 2nd St & Embarcadero St. in San Francisco.
The meeting which is being hosted by ILWU Local 34 and also sponsored by LaborFest, UPWA, Transport Workers Solidarity Committee and other unions and organizations. This will be the first eyewitness report of this important event which electrified the US labor movement.
As a result of protests throughout the country including San Francisco at the Bank of America, the workers won their demands. Bay area workers who are in struggle will also speak at this forum.
Join with Armando Robles, UE Local 1110 President; Melvin Maclin, UE Local 1110 VP; Mark Meinster, UE Organizer.

To endorse, support or to get more information about this labor solidarity event contact:
(415) 642-8066 or laborfest [at] laborfest.net

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