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SF Forum On San Francisco Public Worker Pensions & Defending Them
Date Sunday October 02
Time 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
518 Valencia St. near 16th St.
San Francisco
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorUnited Public Workers For Action
An educational forum will be held on the public worker pensions in San Francisco, how they came about, why they are under attack and how to defend them. San Francisco city workers and their unions over decades have won important gains on their pensions which are now under assault. This forum will look at the history of how these pensions and healthcare benefits came about and how they are being attacked and undermined.

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United Public Workers Education Forum
San Francisco Public Worker Pensions,

How They Were Established,

How They Are Being Attacked
And 
How To Defend Them
Sunday October 2, 2011 2:00 PM

518 Valencia St/16th St.

San Francisco, California

Free, Wheelchair Accessible

Public worker pensions and healthcare retirement benefits are under a concerted political and propaganda attack by corporate media. In fact many media pundits say public workers pensions are even the cause of the economic crisis. This forum will examine the history of the fight for public pensions and retirement benefits in California, how they are being undermined now and what should be done about it. Get your questions answered on Proposition C and D from the experts who know how the system works.

Initial Speakers:

Claire Zvanski, Member SEIU 1021 and IFPTE Local 21, Chair Health Service Board

David Novogrodsky, Former Executive Director IFPTE Local 21
David Williams, SEIU 1021 West Bay Retirees Chapter President
Sharon Johnson, Former Executive Director SF Commission On Women and former member of San Francisco Health Service Board
Sponsored By
 United Public Workers For Action UPWA
UPWA.info
For information (415) 867-0628

More info at
http://blip.tv/laborvideo/sf-city-workers-retirees-healthcare-with-claire-zvanski-5517562
http://www.upwa.info
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