Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Support U of M workers



The University of Minnesota AFSCME clerical and health care workers are going on strike for a living wage and the Carleton Democrats are fully behind their efforts. A full explanation can be found here.

What can we do?

From the AFSCME 5 website. http://www.afscmemn.org/

  • HONOR OUR PICKET LINE beginning September 5.
  • PICKET WITH US at a location listed below:

West Bank: Humphrey Institute turnaround (19th Ave S & 3rd St S)
East Bank: Washington Ave & Union St
Dinkytown: Donhowe Building (University Ave & 15th Ave S)
St.Paul Campus: Student Center (2017 Buford off Raymond Ave)

  • RALLY TO GET THE UNIVERSITY TO SETTLE
    Morrill Hall, Wednesday, September 5, 12:00 Noon
  • EMAIL U of M PRESIDENT BRUININKS at UPres@umn.edu and demand that the U fairly settle AFSCME's contract
  • DONATE TO THE U WORKERS SUPPORT FUND with checks payable to U Workers Support Fund at 1313 5th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
  • ATTEND OUR FUNDRAISER on September 15 at 7 p.m. at the Communication Workers of America, 3521 East Lake St, Minneapolis
  • CALL OUR STRIKE HOTLINE at 612-234-8772
Check back here from more information. If you have go to the U remember not to break the picket lines. We will publish our email to President Bruininks

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