Labor Unions to March Down Hollywood Blvd. in Support if Striking Writers Solidarity March Expected to Draw Thousands

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WHAT:

Striking members of the Writers Guild of America, West will be joined by members of the Service Employees International Union, California Nurses Association, Teamsters, actors, musicians, elected officials, and union supporters in a Solidarity with Writers march and rally on Hollywood Blvd.

WHO: Speakers scheduled to appear include: WGAW President Patric M. Verrone, United Healthcare Workers-West (SEIU-UHW) President Sal Rosselli, Teamsters Joint Council 42 President Jim Santangelo, Teamsters (Local 399) Division Director Leo Reed, L.A. City Council President Eric Garcetti, WGA Negotiating Committee Chair and WGAW Board member John F. Bowman, actress and SAG member Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy). Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys will perform LIVE at 1:15 p.m. at the start of WGA solidarity march at Hollywood Blvd & Ivar Ave. intersection.

WHEN:

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

1:00 p.m. Assemble / 1:30 p.m. March & Rally

WHERE: March will start at the intersection of Hollywood Blvd. at Ivar Ave. (between Cahuenga Blvd. and Vine St.) in the heart of Hollywood, CA.

CONTACT:

At the post-march rally, a press truck will provide an audio bridge and elevated view of speakers. Space is limited, so for more information, please contact Gregg Mitchell at (323) 782-4651, or e-mail: Gregg Mitchell