Monday, December 8, 2008

Audio from today's press conference...

Below are links to audio from today's press conference at City Hall on the ongoing worker occupation of Republic Windows & Doors. The first is Alderman Joe Moore, explaining that 15 alderman are urging the Chicago City Council to pass a resolution calling for the City to divest from Bank of America if the bank refuses to extend credit to the owners of Republic Windows & Doors so that they can pay the workers their severance. The second piece of audio is Carl Rosen, President of the Western Region of the United Electrical Workers Union (UE) announcing at the press conference that the union is seeking a means to keep the factory in operation under new management…

http://www.archive.org/details/JoeMooreOnRepublicWindowsOccupation

http://www.archive.org/details/CarlRosenCityHallRepublicOccupation

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