From:   Jackie DiSalvo <jdisalvo@nyc.rr.com>
Sent time:   Saturday, October 01, 2011 6:42:16 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   RE: [september17discuss] CONFIDENTIAL (so far): 1199/SEIU support
 

Sure, great that you can give the working group report; I try to do it but need other people to do it as well, especially tonight when I can’t be there.

 


From: september17@googlegroups.com [mailto:september17@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Kelley Wolcott
Sent: Saturday, October 01, 2011 3:12 PM
To: september17@googlegroups.com
Subject: Re: [september17discuss] CONFIDENTIAL (so far): 1199/SEIU support

 

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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