[act-ma] 4/24 A Special Bread & Roses STRIKE Centennial Double Feature!

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Wed Apr 25 00:10:41 PDT 2012


*A Special Bread & Roses STRIKE Centennial Double Feature! *
Saturday, April 28
Space 5:  Lawrence Heritage State Park,
One Jackson Street

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.:
*Labor Today – 100 Years After the Strike *
• Peter Olney, Organizing Director of the International Longshore and 
Warehouse Union (ILWU) on the West Coast.
• Tom Marvin, "Community/Labor Coalitions: Some Lessons from 
Indianapolis." Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
• Rand Wilson, strike strategist and Organizing Director at SEIU Local 888.
Participants will also include union members who were recently on strike 
in the Merrimack Valley.

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.:
*"The Importance of Strike Activity in Building New Unions" *
• Steve Early, author of The Civil Wars in U.S. Labor
• Joe Burns, staff attorney and negotiator, Association of Flight 
Attendants / Communications Workers of America and author of Reviving 
The Strike.
Participants will also include union members who were recently on strike 
in the Merrimack Valley.

These workshops are part of the Lawrence History Center's academic 
symposium on the Bread & Roses Strike of 1912.
Register online at: www.lawrencehistory.org <http://www.lawrencehistory.org>
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/For more info about these workshops call Rand Wilson at (617) 949-9720 
<tel:%28617%29%20949-9720> /rand.wilson at gmail.com /or Steve Early at 
(617) 617-930-7327 <tel:617-930-7327>. /
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