Thursday, November 19, 2009

[olympiaworkers] WTO 10th Anniversary Commemoration

From: "Kardas, Peter" <>

A message from SPEEA's Stan Sorscher, who is helping to organize a 10th
anniversary commemoration of the WTO meeting and protests in Seattle:

This month is the 10th anniversary of the 1999 WTO meeting in Seattle.

To mark the event, a two-day gathering is planned for Saturday, Nov. 28
and Sunday, Nov. 29. Please join the labor community to see how we can
move forward with a new trade policy for workers, families and

Saturday, Nov. 28 at Seattle University
Opening keynotes by Bob Hasegawa and David Korten
Many workshops during the day, including:

James Ploeser, Public Citizen 2:30-4 p.m.
Thea Lee, AFL-CIO at 4:15-5:45 p.m.

Sunday Nov. 29 at Town Hall - doors open at 6 p.m.
Featured speakers will include:

Leo Gerard, President of the United Steel Workers (by video)
Thea Lee, AFL-CIO Policy Director
Jim Sinclair, British Columbia Labour Federation

For more information, and handy flyers in pdf format, go to

Co-sponsored by Washington State Labor Council, M.L. King County Labor
Council and many community organizations.

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