Northeast Pa. Workers Holding Events in Defense of Collective Bargaining and the Middle Class for Wisconsin Workers and All Workers

Mar 03, 2011, 15:34 ET from Pennsylvania AFL-CIO

ERIE, Pa., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unions and their supporters will be holding Worker Solidarity Events in Greenville, Pennsylvania, on Saturday March 5, 2011, and in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Monday, March 7, 2011, in support of collective bargaining rights for the working families of Wisconsin as well as working people in every state of the nation.

Saturday's rally in Greenville is being organized by the Mercer County Central Labor Council and Monday's parade/rally in Erie is being organized by the Erie/Crawford Central Labor Council.  Hundreds of workers will be attending these events.

There will be great visuals for still and video photographers and interviews with workers can be arranged through the contact persons for these events.


Greenville Solidarity Rally, (Live entertainment – "Cook's Music Menu," Speakers Program, and visit to State Representative Mike Kelley's new offices in Greenville)


Saturday, March 5, 2011, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Greenville Central Park


Andrew Harkulich, 724-854-0605, e-mail:

Dale Hightree, 724-813-6788, e-mail:

Or visit website:


Northwestern PA Solidarity Parade and Rally (Live entertainment – "DJ John" in Memory of Jack Fisher, and Speakers Program)


Monday, March 7, 2011


Forms at 5:30 p.m. and Begins at 6:00 p.m.


Erie Labor Temple, 1701 State St. Erie, PA 16501


Begins at 6:30 p.m. at Perry Square's Gazebo


Joshua Atkinson, 814-440-0229, e-mail:

Or visit web-site:

SOURCE Pennsylvania AFL-CIO