Labor Day 2013

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NYS Labor Day Events 2013

The Labor Movement in New York State has much to be proud of this year.  From raising the state’s minimum wage and securing a long overdue increase in unemployment benefits to organizing victories throughout the state, there were many successes.  But, as always, there is clearly unfinished business and new challenges ahead.

On Labor Day, we join together to celebrate our accomplishments as a movement as well as the contributions of workers to the strength of our country, state, and local communities.  We also celebrate our commitment to one another, and rededicate ourselves to the never-ending fight for social and economic justice for all men and women.

This year, show your solidarity and the pride you have in being a union member by joining your sisters and brothers at a Labor Day celebration near you.

News Coverage:

Albany Times Union Op Ed- Mario Cilento, President NYS AFL-CIO
http://m.timesunion.com/tu/db_40512/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=0iVe4QQL]

WNY ALF: Letter to Editor Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO President & Richard Lipsitz, WNY ALF President
http://www.buffalonews.com/opinion/another-voice/too-many-workers-remain-in-the-economic-shadows-20130902

Buffalo Labor Day
http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/south-buffalo/union-members-celebrate-the-labor-movement-at-annual-parade-in-south-buffalo-20130902

Rochester Labor Day
http://wxxinews.org/post/labor-day-parade-keys-ties-civil-rights-movement

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/gallery?Avis=A2&Dato=20130902&Kategori=NEWS01&Lopenr=309020030&Ref=PH&odyssey=mod%7Cgalleriespic%7Cnews

Central NY- Syracuse
http://centralny.ynn.com/content/top_stories/693417/labor-day-at-the-fair/

http://blog.syracuse.com/opinion/2013/09/this_labor_day_support_organiz.html

Hudson Valley
http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2013/September/02/LaborDay_msg-02Sep13.html

Albany
http://www.saratogian.com/articles/2013/09/03/news/doc5225c3c0bc513075522846.txt

Massena Labor Day
http://www.mpcourier.com/article/20130903/DCO/709039866

Syracuse – Monday, Sept 2nd

Greater Syracuse Labor Council
Solidarity March
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 10:30 AM
State Fairgrounds
Syracuse, NY

Contact:  Wendy Colucci  (315) 422-3363

Ithaca – Monday, Sept 2nd

Mid State CLC & Tompkins Worker Center
Labor Day Picnic
Monday, September 2, 2013 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Stewart Park
Ithaca, NY

Contact:  Bonnie Wilson (607) 372-3153

Rochester – Monday, Sept 2nd

Rochester Central Labor Council
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM for a press conference
474 E. Ave, Rochester, NY

11:00 AM – Parade Kick off
East Ave & Alexander Ave
Rochester, NY

Contact:  Erin Moody  (585) 263-2650

Buffalo – Monday, Sept 2nd

Buffalo AFL-CIO Council
Monday, September 2, 2013
Cazenovia Park
Parade at 12:00 PM
Buffalo, NY

Contact:  Rose Hennessy  (634) 7132 x44

Massena – Monday, Sept 2nd

Jefferson Lewis CLC
Labor Day Parade
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Center St & Willow St, Massena, NY
Picnic to follow @ Springs Park, Massena, NY

Contact:  Ron McDougall  (315) 323-1244

Albany – Monday, Sept 2nd

Albany Labor Day Solidarity Picnic
Monday, September 2, 2013 from 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cook Park
Colonie, NY

Contact:  CD ALF  (518) 452-0404

Albany – Friday, Sept 6th

Capital District Area Labor Federation
Friday, September 6, 2013
Rally at 5:00 PM @ Academy Park
Parade at 6:00 PM to Corning Preserve
Picnic/Fireworks to follow
Albany, NY

Contact:  CD ALF  (518) 452-0404

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