From:   Ben <bf0189@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Saturday, October 01, 2011 8:27:20 AM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] CONFIDENTIAL (so far): 1199/SEIU support
 

Can we tweet it yet? (@OccupyWallSt) Thanks

 

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 11:36 PM, J Wedes <jwedes@gmail.com> wrote:

>

> Awesome. Keep it up yall

>

> On Sep 30, 2011 11:32 PM, "Gary Roland" <opesr.nyc@gmail.com> wrote:

>>

>> Great job guys...

>>

>> ~GARY

>>

>>

>> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 11:16 PM, gail zawacki <witsendnj@gmail.com>

>> wrote:

>>>

>>> You're right, sorry, I had it mixed up with this one:

>>>

>>>

>>> http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/29/nyc-transit-union-joins-o_n_987156.html

>>>

>>>

>>> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 11:04 PM, J.A. Myerson <jesse.myerson@gmail.com>

>>> wrote:

>>>>

>>>> No you didn't. The vote didn't even happen until 1:30 or so.

>>>>

>>>> JAM

>>>>

>>>>

>>>> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 10:38 PM, gail zawacki <witsendnj@gmail.com>

>>>> wrote:

>>>>>

>>>>> It IS wonderful but I read that story this morning on HuffPo!

>>>>>

>>>>> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 10:01 PM, J.A. Myerson

>>>>> <jesse.myerson@gmail.com> wrote:

>>>>>>

>>>>>> Hi, all.

>>>>>>

>>>>>> If you haven't heard: today, 1199, the largest local union in the

>>>>>> country, voted unanimously to support us. THIS IS CONFIDENTIAL until

>>>>>> tomorrow morning. The 1199 press team is working with us on media roll-out

>>>>>> and agreed that I should break the story tomorrow on Up with Chris Hayes on

>>>>>> MSNBC (big platform, very pro-labor host, &c.) -- tune in and then let's

>>>>>> play this up big. Here's their statement.

>>>>>>

>>>>>>> “On Friday, September 30th, 1199 SEIU’s executive leadership voted

>>>>>>> unanimously to support the Wall Street protesters demand that corporate

>>>>>>> America be held accountable for the current economic crisis.

>>>>>>>

>>>>>>> Corporations and the wealthy should pay the fair share in taxes they

>>>>>>> owe to middle-class Americans so this country can get back to work.  We need

>>>>>>> jobs, not cuts.

>>>>>>>

>>>>>>> 1199 SEIU is the largest healthcare workers union in NY.  It

>>>>>>> represents over 350,000 workers in NY, NJ, MA, MD, Washington D.C. and FL.”

>>>>>>>

>>>>>> This support is going to be amazing: 1 week's worth of food, RNs to

>>>>>> train our medical team, the formulation and development of a committee to

>>>>>> liaise with us, continued support as conditions change, mobilization on

>>>>>> actions, a motion to the Central Labor Council to recruit other labor

>>>>>> support -- the works!

>>>>>>

>>>>>> We ought to be awfully proud of this one; 1199 is one of the great

>>>>>> organizations working for justice and equality in America (it was Dr. King's

>>>>>> favorite union, while he lived).

>>>>>>

>>>>>> In solidarity!

>>>>>>

>>>>>> JAM

>>>>>>

>>>>>> --

>>>>>> J.A. Myerson

>>>>>> http://www.jamyerson.com

>>>>>> 347.688.0241

>>>>>>

>>>>>

>>>>

>>>>

>>>>

>>>> --

>>>> J.A. Myerson

>>>> http://www.jamyerson.com

>>>> 347.688.0241

>>>>

>>>

>>

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