Franklin County Democrats / Forum on Unions
dynamically presented by two experts
Gary McGrane of JayProgram Associate, University of Maine Bureau of Labor Education John Evans of New SharonBusiness Agent, Iron Workers Local 7
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Please contact Anne Gellerso we have some idea of howmany chairs to set up andhow much coffee to make.Thanks.
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U. Maine Bureau of LaborEducationIron Workers NewEngland District Council
Unions in Maine: Interactive Forum
Sunday, March 204 - 6 p.m.Shadagee Community Room5 Shadagee LanePhillips
We need a few people to bring appetizers to share.
We will approve minutes and hear treasurer'sreport and then turn the session over to Gary andJohn.
Brief history of labor unions in Maine, with focuson labor laws
The role unions have played in establishment of the middle class, to include the weekend, the 8-hourwork day, health and safety regulations
The right to form and promote unions
Why unions are being attacked by the politicalestablishment
Current situation for unions in Franklin County,with actual examples
Discussion of what action the Franklin CountyDemocrats can take to support union members inFranklin County and Maine
Directions to Forum
Shadagee Lane is a right turn off Seward Ave. At theentrance to the Shadagee Apartments complex is a signannouncing the complex. The community room, a longsingle story, is the first building on the left. Enter throughthe first door of the building.
From the South
(Farmington, Strong), take Rt. 4 toPhillips. Pleasant Street is the first right (to the East) pastthe Avon Town Office which will be on the left (West) and300 feet short of the right turn (to the East) onto PleasantStreet. On Pleasant Street, and within 50', turn left (to theNorth) onto Dodge Road then 300 ft later, take the right
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