Hitting the Streets for Thunderous Thursday

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Hitting the Streets for Thunderous Thursday(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)

Three demonstrations today 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 12:30p 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 Resistance.org, Flush the TPP, and Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch.


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