From:   Ben <bf0189@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Saturday, October 01, 2011 8:32:27 AM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] CONFIDENTIAL (so far): 1199/SEIU support
 

Will do!

 

On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 10:29 AM, J.A. Myerson <jesse.myerson@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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

>> >>>>

>> >>>

>> >>

>

>

>

> --

> J.A. Myerson

> http://www.jamyerson.com

> 347.688.0241

>

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