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Post date: 03/03/2011 - 22:53

U.S. LABOUR MOBILIZES FOR MASSIVE FIGHT

I know this isnt beer but this will effect us all sooner or later

The AFL-CIO concluded a two-day Executive Council meeting dedicated almost entirely to the events in Wisconsin and what the labour movement response should be. There is a widespread belief that this is a pivotal moment. The Unions of the AFL-CIO have decided to make April 4th a national day of action across the U.S. April 4th marks the tragic day in history when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated while in Memphis Tennessee supporting sanitation workers – public employees – in their fight for respect and dignity.

I know this isnt beer but this will effect us all sooner or later

The AFL-CIO concluded a two-day Executive Council meeting dedicated almost entirely to the events in Wisconsin and what the labour movement response should be. There is a widespread belief that this is a pivotal moment. The Unions of the AFL-CIO have decided to make April 4th a national day of action across the U.S. April 4th marks the tragic day in history when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated while in Memphis Tennessee supporting sanitation workers – public employees – in their fight for respect and dignity.

Yesterday, citizens from around Wisconsin took the first steps toward taking their state back by filing recall papers against eight Republican senators who have stood with Gov. Scott Walker and pushed his partisan attempt to take away collective bargaining rights for thousands of teachers, nurses, librarians and other workers.

www.aflcio.org

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