[act-ma] CME: “Time for change in the labor movement" Sun 11/17

Sandra Rosen sar8 at verizon.net
Tue Nov 13 12:06:06 PST 2012


CME SPECIAL EVENT
Saturday, November 17 @ 3 p.m.

“Time for change in the labor movement"

Unions cannot effectively go on as we have. In the 1930s we had to  
move past craft unionism into industrial unionism; the labor movement  
today is again overdue for change. Today as the crisis of capitalism  
continues to unfold, attacks on workers and unions are escalating.  
What will it take to successfully resist these attacks? The labor  
movement is not going away; the question is: What internal and  
external changes are necessary to achieve lasting victories.  The  
talk addresses some of the necessary change, and calls for discussion  
and new ideas.

Our speaker, John Lambiase, was a long-time president of UE District  
6, which includes the GE locomotive plant in Erie, Pa. He led several  
successful organizing drives and struggles that resulted in good  
contracts. He brings wit and deep insights into important issues.



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