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October 4, 2011

2011.10.04: Occupy Wall Street Labor Support/Outreach Working Group Statement

Filed under: ALAA History,Key Documents,Labor Solidarity,OWS — nyclaw01 @ 4:25 pm

From:  Letwin, Michael
Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2011 4:25 PM
To: 1199 Members; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: Occupy Wall Street Labor Support/Outreach Working Group Statement

As the Occupy Wall Street Labor Support/Outreach Working Group we support the struggles of the labor movement for economic justice. Therefore, we have been involved in actions of the locked out Teamsters at Sotheby’s, the postal workers resisting layoffs and postal service privatization, and telephone workers fighting for a decent contract.

The following unions and labor organizations have expressed their support for Occupied Wall Street (list in formation):

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

AFSCME, District Council 37

Communication Workers of America (CWA), Local 1109

Federación de Maestros de Puerto Rico/Teachers’ Federation of Puerto Rico (FMPR)

Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)

International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 814

Labor for Palestine

Laborers’ International Union of America (LiUNA)

National Nurses United (NNU)

New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW)

Professional Staff Congress (PSC-CUNY)

Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU)

Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 1199

Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 32BJ

Transport Workers Union (TWU)

United Auto Workers (UAW), Region 9A

United Federation of College Teachers – Pratt Institute

United Federation of Teachers (UFT)

United Steel Workers (USW)

Writers Guild, East

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For further information, please contact

Jackie DiSalvo – jdisalvo@nyc.rr.com

Michael Letwin – nyclaw01@gmail.com

Annabelle Heckler – aheckler@unitedny.org

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