Tag Archives: Solidarity Day III

After October 2, What Next?

wer_09-23-2010
WERC

Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign The October 2nd demonstration in Washington, D.C., is a great step forward. We are now beginning to take matters into our own hands, relying on ourselves, and acting collectively. Working people have been patiently waiting for the politicians to address our needs. Instead, they bailed out the banks and made the […]

Read More 0 Comments

All Out for October 2nd, But For Which Demands?

werc_09-02-2010
Workers Action

Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign The official organizing for the October 2nd Washington, D.C. demonstration, which we hope will be massive, has allowed us to catch a glimpse of a crucial ambiguity underlying the event. Will this demonstration be aimed at demanding that the government finally address the real needs of working people, now that it […]

Read More 0 Comments

Help the WERC to Build the October 2nd Demonstration for Jobs!

werc_8-15-2010
WERC

Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign Dear Sisters and Brothers: During the past several months, the Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign (WERC) has been urging the AFL-CIO to organize a Solidarity Day III demonstration that would focus above all on the need for the government to create millions of jobs to respond to the devastation that the surge […]

Read More 0 Comments

AFL-CIO Backs October 2nd March in Washington, D.C. for Jobs, Justice, and Peace

werc_7-20-2010
WERC

Dear Sisters and Brothers, We learned this morning that the National Executive Council of the AFL-CIO has voted to support and mobilize its members for the October 2, 2010, march on Washington to demand “jobs, economic security, comprehensive immigration reform, a safe and renewable energy policy and a reversal of national priorities from making wars […]

Read More 0 Comments

Report on Solidarity Day III Campaign: The Struggle Has Just Begun

WERC

We are disappointed to inform you that a Solidarity Day III event where the labor movement would mobilize and demand that the government institute a massive jobs-creation program is not going to take place — for now. Unfortunately, the top officials of the AFL-CIO failed to move on this proposal at its special meeting of […]

Read More 0 Comments

WERC Update: Toward a Labor-Led Solidarity Day III Demonstration in Washington, DC

werc_02-17-2010
WERC

Dear Sisters and Brothers, The endorsement by the South Carolina State AFL-CIO of the call for labor to organize a Solidarity Day III demonstration in Washington, DC has served to inspire others to join this campaign. We have recently received additional important endorsements that we are listing here: The Council of New Jersey State College […]

Read More 0 Comments

South Carolina AFL-CIO Resolution

werc_02-10-2010
WERC

In Support of a Labor-Sponsored March on Washington and Letter from the Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign Co-Conveners Introduction by Workers Action Workers Action is pleased to publish the following resolution from the South Carolina State AFL-CIO in Support of a Labor-Sponsored March on Washington Demanding Jobs. This is the first statewide AFL-CIO to endorse this […]

Read More 0 Comments

Support the March for Jobs in D.C. On October 10, Called by SEIU 1199 and NAACP

WERC

Dear Sisters and Brothers: We want to inform you of a potentially significant development unfolding within the labor movement. SEIU Local 1199, based in New York, and the NAACP have called for a Washington, D.C. demonstration tentatively on October 10, 2010, to demand jobs. [See article below titled “Labor and NAACP Plan October Rally,” reprinted […]

Read More 0 Comments