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February 24, 2004

2004.02.24: Antiwar Bulletin: 1199 & UAW Endorse Protests

Filed under: ALAA History,Antiwar,Key Documents — nyclaw01 @ 2:35 pm
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From: Michael Letwin
Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2004 1:07 PM
To: 1199 Members; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: Antiwar Bulletin: 1199 & UAW Endorse Protests

Bush’s “war on terror” has inflicted thousands of casualties amongst G.I.s, Iraqis and Afghans.  It has squandered untold billions of dollars that erode funding for human services like Legal Aid.  It has been accompanied by attacks on on the rights of immigrants, Muslims, labor and dissenters.

And it is based on lies.

Those are some reasons why LAS parent unions 1199 and UAW Region 9A have endorsed mass antiwar protests in NYC on March 20, the first anniversary of the war against Iraq.

To help, please circulate the flyer (below and attached) and reply by return e-mail.  More information will be forthcoming.

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March in NYC with Labor’s Contingent For
U.S. Out of Iraq & Bring the Troops Home Now!
*End War & Occupation in Palestine, Afghanistan, Everywhere!
*Stop Bush’s War on Workers – At Home & Abroad!
*Fund Jobs, Health Care & Schools – Not War!
*Fight Racism – Defend Immigrant, Civil & Labor Rights!

Sat., March 20, 2004, Noon
Madison Ave. & 23 St., Manhattan

The  March 20 antiwar protests have been endorsed by the following Metro-NYC labor bodies (list in formation):
*1199SEIU
*CWA Local 1180
*NYC Labor Against the War
*UAW Region 9A NYC

For more labor info, contact:  nyclaw@comcast.net, 917.282.0139

Cosponsored by
**March 20 Mobilizing Committee http://www.unitedforpeace.org/article.php?list=sub&sub=31
**March 20 National Coalition http://www.internationalanswer.org/campaigns/m20/index.html

Union Labor Donated 2.24.04

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