From:   J.A. Myerson <jesse.myerson@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Saturday, October 01, 2011 8:29:43 AM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] CONFIDENTIAL (so far): 1199/SEIU support
 

Yup.

On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 10:27 AM, Ben <bf0189@gmail.com> wrote:
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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