Forum On "FMPR, SEIU & US Labor"
| FMPR, SEIU & US LABOR
DAVID vs. GOLIATH: HOW A REMARKABLE UNION WON THE BATTLE FOR DIGNITY, DEMOCRACY & QUALITY EDUCATION AGAINST THE BOSS, THE GOVERNMENT & ITS US LABOR ALLY
Friday, Nov. 21, 6:30-9:30pm
NYU SILVER ROOM 714
50 WASHINGTON PLACE
--trains to 8 St/Astor Pl; W. 4 St./Washington Square--
FORUM & PANEL DISCUSSION:
* Rafael Feliciano, FMPR President
* Mark Brenner, Labor Notes
* Lisa North, ICE (Independent Community of Educators)-UFT
* Marvin Holland, TWU (Transit Workers Union) Local 100 R&F Activist
A powerful coalition consisting of the Government, Boss, Courts--and a US Union that spent millions--couldn’t defeat the teachers of Puerto Rico, whose union stood firm defending quality public education, labor justice and union democracy in a stunning election victory in October of 2008.
What are the implications for other labor activists and the US Labor Movement as a whole?
Sponsored by: Federación de Maestros de Puerto Rico/FMPR Support Committee-NY
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