Press Release: Labor Unions and Members to Join Occupy Oakland Day of Action; Labor to sponsor actions throughout the day, cook-out for all at City Hall
On Wednesday, November 2nd, Alameda County labor unions and members will be joining the Day of Action called by the Occupy Oakland General Assembly. Union members and the rest of the 99% will be participating in a massive city-wide mobilization to speak out in support of good jobs, protection from foreclosure and predatory banking practices, funding for quality public education and services, and a system where everyone, including the top 1% and the corporations, pays their fair share.
Community and labor partners are hosting a noontime march and bank action, and the Alameda Labor Council will be sponsoring a cook-out for the entire Occupy Oakland community in Frank Ogawa Plaza from 4:30-8pm. Additionally, some local unions in the Bay Area will also be holding actions at their worksites to demonstrate their support for the Occupy movement.
WHAT: Labor unions and members join the Occupy Oakland Day of Action
WHEN: Noon- Bank march & action (meet at City Hall) 5pm- Mass mobilization at Occupy Oakland 4:30-8pm- Union-sponsored cook-out for all at City Hall
WHERE: Oakland City Hall – 14th and Broadway