Thunderous Thursday

Monday, April 21, 2014

Thunderous Thursday(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)Three demonstrations this Thursday, April 24 headline a full day of local labor actions that also includes a noontime discussion on copyright and an evening town hall on Fast Track. First up is the Postal Workers Protest at Staples at 11a at 19th & L, followed by Unite Here 23’s Stand with Seasons Culinary Workers at 12 noon at the NEA on 16th Street. Then at 12:30 the NWU hosts Copyright in the Digital Age: Creators in a landscape of Google Books and Orphan Works, and at 5:30p the AFL-CIO, International Labor Rights Forum and United Students Against Sweatshops hit the streets in Columbia Heights for a Global Day of Action for Bangladesh Factory Collapse Victims. Wrap up the day with the Fast Track Town Hall at 6:30p at the University of Maryland, College Park, sponsored by Communications Workers of America, Sierra Club, Maryland United for Peace and Justice, Divest Montgomery County, Popular, Flush the TPP, and Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch.


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