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Wednesday May 3: May Day Celebration

on Sat, 04/22/2017 - 4:34pm
05/03/2017 - 7:00pm

FORUM – Winning Workplace Justice

WHEN: 7 pm, Wednesday May 3, 2017

WHERE: Legacy Books and Café, 5249 Delmar (near Union) 63108

Jason LaChanceSMART Local 36

Maria LagorioUnited Food and Commercial Workers Union

Lakenya Roberson, United Food and Commercial Workers Union

Erika Roedl, Marxist Student Association

Jerome Bauer, Green Party of St. Louis [moderator]

International Workers Day (May Day) is a time for people to honor and extend the struggles of labor to protect its rights and defend social justice. The forum will cover topics such as race and racism in the workplace, "right to work" legislation and its important effects on labor organizing. How can we overcome inter-union turf wars and foster inter-union solidarity? How can students and alumni support union organizing on campus? What can we learn from past failures and successes?