Emergency Labor Meeting in Cleveland

by Paul Garver

Ninety-six union leaders and activists from 26 states and from a broad cross-section of the labor movement , gathering at the Laborers Local 310 Hall in Cleveland on 4-5 March 2011, pledged to make the fight against union-busting and the budget cuts/concessions in Wisconsin the centerpiece of an emergency action plan centered on two national days of action called by the labor movement on12 and April 4.

Participants in the Emergency Labor Meeting (ELM) discussed, amended and adopted a 15 point “Perspectives” document  (appended to this post) to serve as the framework for future efforts.
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