From:   J.A. Myerson <jesse.myerson@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Saturday, October 01, 2011 1:58:37 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] CONFIDENTIAL (so far): 1199/SEIU support
 

Absolutely. It's wide open now. Let's celebrate it!

On Oct 1, 2011 3:11 PM, "Kelley Wolcott" <misskellz@gmail.com> wrote:
> Is it ok to announce it in GA tonight? I would like to be able to give a
> labor report and encourage everyone to attend the DC 37 rally on Tues. and
> the Beyond May 12th Coalition march on Wednesday.
>
> On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 12:09 PM, J Wedes <jwedes@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> tweeting now.
>>
>> On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 12:08 PM, Kelley Wolcott <misskellz@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Wonderful news! Very exciting!
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 10:32 AM, Ben <bf0189@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> 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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