All Local 1549 members are urged to attend Local 1549's Political Action Advocacy Training on Saturday, February 4, 2017.
The training will begin at 9 a.m., at DC37 headquarters, 125 Barclay St., NY, NY 10007, Room 1. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Invited guest speakers are DC37 Executive Director Henry Garrido, NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and NYS AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Terrence (Terry) Melvin.
Local 1549 President Eddie Rodriguez is urging all members to attend. "In light of the November election, it is more important than ever that union members are armed with the tools needed to fight back against anti-union forces," President Rodriguez said.
Alma Roper, Local 1549 Executive Vice President, has stated that, "workers across the country are in danger of losing benefits, pensions and protections that unions have fought so hard to achieve. Education is crucial."