Wednesday January 18: Military Veterans and Public Sector Unions – Preserving good jobs for those who served.

Press Conference in Room 22 to encourage veterans to talk to their elected representatives

DES MOINES: - On Veterans Day at the Iowa Capitol, Veterans will gather there on Wednesday January 18th for a Lobby Day on behalf of Veterans issues. Many Veterans also happen to be union members, so when union rights are under attack, so are Veterans rights to collective bargaining and a decent job

WHO: Veterans

Will Fischer, Executive Director Union Veterans Council of the AFL-CIO

Mark Fallis, Retired Des Moines NALC Letter Carrier

Danny Homan, President AFSCME Iowa Council 61

More speakers TBA

WHAT: Press Conference and Lobby effort towards the preservation of on good public sector jobs and the impact a loss of these jobs could have on veterans.

WHEN: Wednesday January 18, 2017 12:00 PM.

WHERE: Room 22, Iowa State Capitol, 1007 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA.


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