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.
Sponsored by CWA
local 1180 and District Council 37
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MEMBER EVENT - JUNE 20, 2011
the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Awards
Monday, June 20th
5:30pm Reception with
drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres
National Museum of
Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue NW
For his unwavering
support of the labor movement through his work with SAG, his stance
Mart's unfair business
practices and support for the Employee Free Choice Act.
For their outstanding
labor-management partnership, creation of green jobs, and sound
investments in the community.
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.
Committee: Paul Booth, Larry Cohen, Jeff Farmer, Mark Fleischman,
Tom Snyder, Greg Tarpinian, and Tom Woodruff
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
Labor Support: AFL-CIO, AFSCME, CWA, IBEW, IBT,
LIUNA, SEIU, UFCW, and UNITE HERE
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
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Anniversary Dinner in honor of
Wilhelm, Raglan George Jr., and 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
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
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.
Leo Gerard President,
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MEMBER EVENT - JULY 26, 2011
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
combination 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.
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.
Todd Benjamin, CNN
Arthur R. Miller,
Milberg LLP & Professor at NYU School of Law
Speakers and Panelists include (many more to come):
Peggy Foran, Chief
Governance Officer, Prudential
Timothy H. Johnson,
Director, Allegheny County
Patrick Oster, Editor,
Local 1180 Communications Workers of America, AFL - CIO
Dean Starkman, Editor,
Columbia Journalism Review
Hon. Marina Corodemus,
Managing Partner, Corodemus & Corodemus LLC
Trustee, State University Retirement System of Illinois
President, Foster & Foster
Daniel W. Hynes, Former
Comptroller, State of Illinois
Albert G. Kroll,
Managing Partner, Kroll Heineman Carton LLC
Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Timothy Smith, Director
of ESG Shareowner Engagement, Walden Asset Management
Venue and Time:
Metropolitan Club One East 60th Street New York, NY 10022
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.
here to register: MILBERG
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