KAYA Co-sponsors The First National Asian Pacific American Workers’ Rights Hearing

laborKAYA is cosponsoring the The First National Asian Pacific American
Workers’ Rights Hearing presented by the The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance. Details below:

When: Friday, November 13, 2009
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Where: AFL-CIO 815 – 16th Street NW Washington DC, 20006

Description
APALA is proud to convene the First National Asian Pacific American Workers’ Rights Hearing and the first event focused on Asian Pacific American workers co-hosted by the new leadership of the AFL-CIO.
Hear from Asian Pacific American workers about the challenges they face in exercising their right to organize – including employer abuse, immigrant exploitation, wage theft and union suppression – and strategies developed to continue the fight for worker solidarity and economic justice.

Invited Panelists include:
Secretary Hilda Solis, U.S. Department of Labor
Honorable Mike Honda, U.S. Congressman
Honorable Judy Chu, U.S. Congresswoman
Arlene Holt-Baker, AFL-CIO Executive Vice President
John Delloro, President, APALA
Wade Henderson, President & CEO, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Sarita Gupta, Executive Director, Jobs with Justice
Larry Shinagawa, Director, University of Maryland –
Asian American Studies Program
Greg Cendana, President, United States Students Association

To RSVP, please contact Anna Stuart at 202-508-3733
or astuart@apalanet.org.
Light refreshments served

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