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Pittsburgh: 300 Union Workers Gather to Support EFCA Bill

Posted by carldavidson on April 16, 2009

efca-pittAngry Workers:
Sen. Arlen Specter
Receives Thousands
of Protest Letters

By Ann Belser
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

April 15, 2009 – Dewitt Walters, of the United Steelworkers, instructs union members and supporters to march two-by-two on the sidewalk along the Boulevard of the Allies yesterday as they walk to Sen. Arlen Specter’s Pittsburgh office to deliver petitions supporting the Employee Free Choice Act. Union members rallied at the USW headquarters before the march.

Local labor organizations figured maybe 50 people would want to come along to hand-deliver thousands of letters, written in favor of pending legislation, to U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter’s office.
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