What: First National Asian Pacific American Workers’ Rights Hearing
Overview: APALA (Asian Pacific Labor Alliance) is proud to convene the First National Asian Pacific American Workers’ Rights Hearing and the first event focused on Asian Pacific American workers co-hosted by the new leadership of the AFL-CIO.
Hear from Asian Pacific American workers about the challenges they face in exercising their right to organize – including employer abuse, immigrant exploitation, wage theft and union suppression – and strategies developed to continue the fight for worker solidarity and economic justice.
When: Friday, November 13 2009 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Where: AFL-CIO 815 – 16th Street NW, Washington DC, 20006
Invited Panelists Include
Hilda Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor
Congressman Mike Honda (CA-15)
Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-32)
Arlene Holt-Baker, AFL-CIO Executive Vice President
John Delloro, President, APALA
Sarita Gupta, Executive Director, Jobs with Justice
Larry Shinagawa, Director, University of Maryland – Asian American Studies Program
Greg Cendana, President, United States Student Association
Light refreshments will be served.
To RSVP, please contact Anna Stuart at 202-508-3733 or firstname.lastname@example.org.