Conference on Labor and South Africa

by Labor Committee Against Apartheid
New York, New York, United States
Early 1985
Publisher: Labor Committee Against Apartheid,
4 pages
Type: Brochure
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Brochure publicizing a rally on March 1, 1985 and conference on March 2, 1985, featuring representatives of the emerging Black trade union movement in South Africa: Edward Mogane, President of the Building, Construction and Allied Workers Union of South Africa, Council of Union of South Africa (CUSA); Emma Mashinini, General Secretary of the Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union of South Africa; and Nelson Nthombeni, President of the National Union of Textile Workers, Federation of South African Trade Unions (FOSATU). Other people who will speak at the rally or conference include John Hudson, Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union, Co-ordinator, Labor Committee Against Apartheid; Stanley Hill, Associate Director, District Council 35, AFSCME; William Ratteree, Representative, International Labor Organization; William Lucy, Secretary-Treasurer, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, President, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists; Judge William Booth, President, American Committee on Africa; Al Bilik, Deputy Director, District Council 37, AFSCME; Henry Nicholas, President, National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employee; Jennifer Davis, American Committee on Africa; Dumisani Kumalo, ACOA/District Council 1707 AFSCME; Bill Henning, Local 1180, Communication Workers of America (CWA); Richard Leonard, Author of South Africa at War; Jean Sindab, Washington Office on Africa; Salih Booker, Consultant on Africa, Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives; Sandy Boyer, Co-Coordinator, Labor Committee Against Apartheid; Jim Bell, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU)/District 65 United Auto Workers Union (UAW); Eric Frumin, ACTWU; Prexy Nesbitt, Distract 65 UAW (Chicago); Ken Nash, New York City Labor Film Club; Congressman Major Owens; John Banovic, Secretary-Treasurer, United Mine Workers; and Jack Sheinkman, Secretary-Treasurer, Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. The art exhibit in the D.C. 37 Gallery has been provided by Artists Against Apartheid; Kate Pfordresher designed the graphics for the Conference. • Workshop I: MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY: ROLE OF THE DIVESTMENT MOVEMENT • Workshop II: UNITED STATES POLICY TOWARDS AFRICA • Workshop III: SOLIDARITY WITH THE INDEPENDENT BLACK TRADE UNION MOVEMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA • Workshop IV: EDUCATION: THE NEXT STEP
Used by permission of former members of the New York Labor Committee Against Apartheid.
Collection: New York Labor Committee Against Apartheid, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections