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BALCONY Members are busy in June and July staging symposiums, holding rallies, having forums, and presenting fund raisers. We urge you to check out these events and, when you can, please participate. Presenters include the CWA Local 1180 and District Council 37, the NYC Union Carpenters and Contractors, The American Rights at Work, The Workers Defense League, and the Milberg Law Firm.

 

 

Fightback Rally June 14th

 

Sponsored by CWA local 1180 and District Council 37

 

Fightback

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BALCONY MEMBER EVENT - JUNE 20, 2011

American Rights at Work

 

  Presenting the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Awards  

 

WHEN:

 

Monday, June 20th

 

5:30pm Reception with drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres

7:00pm Program

 

WHERE:

 

National Museum of Women in the Arts

1250 New York Avenue NW

Washington, DC

 

2011 AWARDEES:

 

James Cromwell

 

For his unwavering support of the labor movement through his work with SAG, his stance against Wal-

Mart's unfair business practices and support for the Employee Free Choice Act.

 

United Streetcar

 

For their outstanding labor-management partnership, creation of green jobs, and sound investments in the community.

 

A Special Tribute to the Founders of American Rights at Work

 

In honor of those whose vision created an organization dedication to defending and advancing organizing and bargaining rights, and built American Rights at Work into a vibrant partner of the labor movement.

 

Founding Committee: Paul Booth, Larry Cohen, Jeff Farmer, Mark Fleischman, Tom Snyder, Greg Tarpinian, and Tom Woodruff

 

Early Supporters: Stewart Acuff, Morton Bahr, William Bergfeld, Patti Devlin, Joseph Hansen, Edwin Hill, James Hoffa, Gerald McEntee, Christyne Neff, Jerry O'Connor, Terence O'Sullivan, Bruce Raynor, Elizabeth Shuler, Andrew Stern, John Sweeney, Richard Trumka, and John Wilhelm

 

Initial Labor Support: AFL-CIO, AFSCME, CWA, IBEW, IBT, LIUNA, SEIU, UFCW, and UNITE HERE

 

ABOUT THE EVENT:

 

The gala evening is the signature event of American Rights at Work and has two primary goals. The first goal is to bring together the labor community, in its broadest definition, including all those who support it, to celebrate the efforts of American Rights at Work. The second goal of the gala is recognize individuals who have done outstanding work to help further workers' rights and also good companies that treats workers with dignity and respect, and have positive labor relations with their unions. The Celebration usually attracts capacity crowd of 400-500 that reflects our commitment to broadening and diversifying those who care about workers' rights. Attendees include international union presidents, the media, Congressional representatives and staff, our supporting foundations, corporate representatives, and the leadership of many of our progressive partners.

 

For more information, click here:  EVENT

    

 

WORKERS DEFENSE LEAGUE, Inc.

 

PO Box 618, Madison Square Station, New York, NY 10159

212/627-1931 · FAX 212/627-4628

 

75th Anniversary Dinner in honor of

John Wilhelm, Raglan George Jr., and Arthur Cheliotes

 

Cheliotes 

Arthur Cheliotes

 

 

 

I am writing to invite you to join with us in honoring John Wilhelm, President of UNITE HERE, AFL-CIO, at the annual dinner of the Workers Defense League. WDL will present the David L. Clendenin Award for Distinguished Service to Labor's Rights, to Brother Wilhelm.

 

WDL will also honor two outstanding New York union leaders, Raglan George Jr., Executive Director of District Council 1707, AFSCME and  

Arthur Cheliotes, President of Local 1180, CWA.

 

The award dinner will take place on Tuesday evening, June 21, 2011 at the United Federation of Teachers Building, 52 Broadway, in New York City.  

 

Ticket prices are $185 per ticket, or $1,800 for a table of ten.

 

We also invite you to take an "ad" in the Dinner Journal. Cards for both ticket and ad orders, and a reply envelope, are enclosed. (Please send ads by Monday, June 6, 2011 for inclusion in the Journal.)

 

Since 1936, the Workers Defense League has championed the union cause and assisted workers in need.Today,WDL counsels and assists thousands of individual workers with unemployment insurance claims and other rights. In the current economic crisis, its expertise in unemployment insurance is especially important.

 

The annual WDL Dinner is its major fund raising event of the year.  

 

Please support this important allied organization, and join us at the celebration for John Wilhelm, Raglan George Jr., and Arthur Cheliotes.

 

 

In solidarity,

 

Leo Gerard President, WDL

           

 

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Click for Advertising Form 

 

 

 

 

 

BALCONY MEMBER EVENT - JULY 26, 2011

 

Milberg

 

 

Building on the success of its inaugural 2010 conference, Milberg LLP will once again bring together thought leaders in the institutional investor community to discuss issues critical to fiduciaries. With a

Milbergcombination of a keynote presen­tation from Charles Ferguson, director and producer of the Oscar-winning documentary Inside Job, and lively panel debates, this year's conference will continue the Exchange's mission of providing quality educational programing to fiduciaries.

 

Featuring renowned experts and leaders in the legal, investment management and journalism fields, our panels will untangle complexities facing institutional investors, shareholders, and trustees, and offer first-hand insights and advice on litigation strategies, government regulation, corporate governance, and preserving shareholder value.

 

Join us for this unique educational and networking opportunity.

 

Moderated by:

 

Todd Benjamin, CNN Analyst

 

Arthur R. Miller, Milberg LLP & Professor at NYU School of Law

 

Confirmed Speakers and Panelists include (many more to come):

 

Peggy Foran, Chief Governance Officer, Prudential

 

Timothy H. Johnson, Director, Allegheny County

 

Patrick Oster, Editor, Bloomberg

 

Arthur Cheliotes, President,
Local 1180 Communications Workers of America, AFL - CIO

 

Dean Starkman, Editor, Columbia Journalism Review

 

Hon. Marina Corodemus, Managing Partner, Corodemus & Corodemus LLC

 

Antonio Vasquez, Trustee, State University Retirement System of Illinois

 

Bradley Heinrichs, President, Foster & Foster

 

Daniel W. Hynes, Former Comptroller, State of Illinois

 

Albert G. Kroll, Managing Partner, Kroll Heineman Carton LLC

 

William McGuinness, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

 

Timothy Smith, Director of ESG Shareowner Engagement, Walden Asset Management

 

Forum Venue and Time:

 

The Metropolitan Club One East 60th Street New York, NY 10022

8:45 am - 6:00 pm

 

This is a complimentary educational forum not to be missed.

 

Register Now online at www.3-i-X.com 

or contact Cynthia Lopez at 212.946.9341.

 

 

Click here to register:  MILBERG  

 

 

 

 


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