ALAA Roots — An Unofficial Site

May 1, 1998

1998.05.01: Union Bulletin

Filed under: Austerity and Budget Cuts,Labor Solidarity,Political Action — nyclaw01 @ 12:52 pm

From: Michael Letwin
Sent: Friday, May 01, 1998 12:52 PM
To: LAS All
Subject: Union Bulletin
Importance: High

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Contents

**Reminder Today, May 1:  Important Labor Rally

**Job Posting: New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc.

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**Reminder

Today, May 1:  Important Labor Rally

An LAS ALAA/1199 delegation (other staff is also welcome) will gather at 5 P.M. this afternoon in the lobby of 90 Church Street in order to join an important cross-Union demonstration demanding:

*Union Wage Jobs

*Organize the Unorganized/No Sweatshops

*Stop Privitization

*Rebuild the Crumbling City Infrastructure

*Save Public Education, Social Security and Health Care and

*Save CUNY Open Admissions

There will be a 3 P.M. picket line at the WEP office, 109 E. 16 St.

The Rally begins 4 P.M. at Union Square South, E. 14 St. at Broadway.  LAS staff will meet at the rally under our Union signs and banners.

Information:  Lucy Herschel, 1199 delegate, Prisoners Rights Project, 212-577-3948.  ALAA members interested in carrying Union banner please call 343-0708 to make arrangements.

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**Job Posting:  New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc.

NYLPI Disability Law Center seeks Staff Attorney to:

(1) engage in litigation and non-litigation advocacy through its five experienced in-house attorneys and its participating private law firms;

(2) work with disability rights lawyers and advocates in New York State and across the nation to develop a strategy for implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and other anti-discrimination laws;

(3) provide training to persons with disabilities, advocates and lawyers;

(4) provide back-up legal support to advocates and lawyers across the country; and

(5) foster public awareness of the rights of people with disabilities through written materials and public education.

In addition to undertaking responsibilities for on-going work, the staff attorney will have the opportunity to develop cases in support of NYLPI’s soon-to-be-launched access campaign for persons with disabilities in New York.

Requires 4 years+ litigation experience; disability or other public interest experience desirable.  Strong writing, analytic and public speaking skills essential.  Salary commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits.

Resume and cover letter by June 1, 1998 to: New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, 30 W. 21 Street, 9th  Floor, NY, NY 10010 – Attn: hiring.

Persons with disabilities and persons of color are encouraged to apply.

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