From:   J Wedes <jwedes@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Friday, September 30, 2011 9:36:27 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] CONFIDENTIAL (so far): 1199/SEIU support
 


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:
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>> 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:
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>>> 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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