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Sen. Smith, Teamsters Join Together In Rally Raising Awareness Of Worker Issues

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Sen. Smith, Teamsters Join Together In Rally Raising Awareness Of Worker Issues

Senator, Union Want Voters to Focus on Needs of Hardworking Minnesotans

PR Newswire

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Teamsters from around the nation will join Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) at a rally tomorrow in downtown Minneapolis to raise public awareness about workers' rights and the issues they face on the job in advance of the November election.

International Brotherhood Of Teamsters. (PRNewsFoto/International Brotherhood of Teamsters)

Union members and organizers, who are in town as part of a Teamsters organizing conference, will begin events with a march before being joined by Sen. Smith, a champion of workers, at the Hennepin County Government Center. At a time when wages are too low, retirement nest eggs and health benefits are being threatened and unions and worker rights are under attack, all workers – union and non-union alike – must stand together and vote for elected officials who will put the interests of the people before the powerful.

WHO:

U.S. Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.)


200 Teamster members and organizers



WHAT: 

March and rally to raise awareness of worker rights in advance of November election.



WHEN: 

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018


11:45 a.m.



WHERE: 

March begins at IDS Tower, 80 S. 8th Street, Minneapolis


Ends at Hennepin County Government Center, 300 S. 6th Street, Minneapolis


Rally with Sen. Smith to follow at plaza in front of facility 

 

 

Contact:
Jarrod Skelton, (812) 760-9890
jskelton@teamster.org

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SOURCE International Brotherhood of Teamsters

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