PROGRAM: The State of Unions – Union Issues in Today’s Environment. A discussion about local union issues.
Panel moderated by: Cherika Carter, the Field Mobilization Director for the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO. This program will educate everyone on the issues that affect the lives of millions of union members. An example is a recent anti-union resolution adopted by Gig Harbor based on the Freedom Foundation (Koch Brothers) anti-union initiatives calling for public negotiations for union workers in Gig Harbor, largely the police represented by the Teamsters. Panelists include Patty Rose, Pierce County Central Labor Council AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer; Pedro Oguin, Co-Director of Organizing for Teamsters Local 117; Steve Miller, IAM 160; Todd Iverson, member of ILWU Washington Area District Council and Executive Board, ILWU Local #23 at Port of Tacoma; Stacey Opiopio, UFCW Local 21 Membership Action Director.
Date: Thursday, September 5, 2019
Time: 6 pm – Social/Potluck Dinner
6:30 pm Meeting
Location: Givens Community Ctr
1026 Sidney Ave, Port Orchard, WA 98366
We have a potluck dinner each month which everyone enjoys. In order to make sure we have a nice variety of substantial dishes we’d like to try something new. Please bring a main course dish, salad or side dish, or dessert – according to the first letter of your last name:
A-H Main Course
I-P Salad or Side Dish