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Solidarity Benefit And Screening For Conn-Selmer UAW364 Elkhart Workers

Sunday January 21, 2007 2:00 PM
Acme Works Hall
1741 N. Western
Chicago, Illinois

FOR 9 MONTHS, 230 MUSICIAN instrument makers at the Vincent Bach Conn-Selmer plant in Elkhart, Indiana have been on strike. This is the longest ongoing strike in the United States. The company that owns this plant, is Steinway Musical Inc. This large musical instrument maker was taken over by CEO Dana Messina and other speculators who got their "training" under stock manipulator Michael Milken. They have sought to destroy the healthcare and pension rights of the workers and drive out those workers who were over 50 years of age. Also over 120 replacement workers (scabs) have been brought into the plant to break the back of the strike.

Join strikers and other labor activists on Sunday January 21, 2007 at 2:00 PM where they discuss their struggle.

Also the benefit will stream the new film "Mother Jones, The Most Dangerous Women in America" by labor historian and videographer Rose Feurer.

Donation: $3.00 - $10.00
Please bring food if you can for the Food Bank
If you are unable to come but would like to make contribution to the food bank make it out to
Food 4 Strikers
58558 Ardmore Dr.
Elkhart, IN 46517

For information about the benefit and screening contact
ckaihatsu@gmail.com or Red1pearl@aol.com

Sponsored by Chicago Support Committee For Conn-Selmer UAW Elkhart Strikers, LaborBeat, Chicago Independent Media Center. Labor Action Coalition, UAW Members for Democracy

You can also watch a video about the strike on google at

You can call speculator Messina at (310) 445 6511
Steinway PI Long IL, NY 718-721-2600
Steinway Piano 305-774-9878
Steinway, DM News 212-344-8759
Steinway and Sons 617-426-1900

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