Feb. 15 NYC Labor Contingent

For more information:
NYCLAW01@excite.com
Michael Letwin–917.282.0139

Yesterday, the NYPD informed march organizers that it will NOT hold spots for specific contingents to assemble at the 1 Ave. rally site. As a result, labor WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ASSEMBLE on 1st Ave. @ 60-63 streets, or at any other predetermined 1 Ave. site.

To ensure a coherent presence, the labor contingent WILL *LEGALLY* ASSEMBLE as previously-announced:

11 a.m. Grand Army Plaza (Manhattan), northwest corner of Fifth Avenue at 59 St. (Subways: N/R/W to 5 Ave., 4/5/6 to 59 St., F to 57 St.) http://jamesrr.com/nyc/html/central_pk.html http://www.centralparknyc.org/virtualpark/southend/grandarmyplaza/

11:30 Sharp. **LEGAL** feeder march (i.e., on sidewalk, if necessary) to 1 Ave. rally site.

Labor speakers at the rally:
**Dennis Rivera, Pres., 1199SEIU
**Larry Cohen, Exec. VP, CWA
**Brenda Stokely, Pres., AFSCME DC 1707; Co-Convener NYC Labor Against the War

BRING YOUR UNION’S BANNERS! Please RSVP by return e-mail your union’s attendance and expected number of participants!

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NYC-AREA LABOR ENDORSERS OF 2/15 ANTIWAR RALLY (list in formation)

**1199SEIU
**AFM L.1000
**AFSCME DC 37
**AFSCME DC 1707
**AFT Local 3882
**APWU NY-Metro/Local 10
**Bergen Co. (NJ) CTLC
**BTWJ
**CBTU-NYC
**CWA District 1
**CWA Local 1180
**CWE-UFT
**Federation of Union Reps.
**IAM Lodge 340
**IWW-NYC-GMB
**NJ Labor Against the War
**NJ Industrial Union Council
**NY Taxi Workers Alliance
**NY Teachers Against the War
**NYC Labor Against the War
**NWU/UAW Local 1981
**Org. of Staff Analysts
**PACE Local 1-149
**PSC-CUNY/AFT Local 2334
**TWU Local 100
**UAW Region 9A NYC
**UNITE Local 169
**UUP/AFT Local 2190
**Working Families Party

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http://www.unitedforpeace.org
646.473.8935

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