Presentation to MOSES MAYEKISO

by Illinois Labor Network Against Apartheid
Forest Park, Illinois, United States
April 1, 1993
5 pages
Type: Program
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English

Presentation to Moses Mayekiso, General Secretary of NUMSA (National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa) and President of the South African Network of Civic Organizations (SANCO) and the Alexandra Civic Organization, made at by Rosetta Daylie, Associate Director, Council 31 AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) on behalf of the Illinois Labor Network Against Apartheid at the Solidarity Reception sponsored by the Chicago/Alexandra Sister Community Project on April 1, 1993 at Malcolm X College. Participating unions in the Labor Network includes affiliates of ACTWU (Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union), ATU (Amalgamated Transit Union), AFGE (American Federation of Government Employees), AFT/IFT (American Federation of Teachers), BCTWU (Bakery, Confectionary and Tobacco Workers Union), CWA (Communication Workers of America), CCHHSA (Cook County Hospital Staff Association), HERE (Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees), INA/D21 (Illinois Nurses Association/District 21), IAMAW (International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers), IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers), IBT (International Brotherhood of Teamsters), ILGWU (International Ladies Garment Workers Union), NALC (National Association of Letter Carriers), NEA/IEA (National Education Association), OCAW (Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers), RWDSU (Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union), SEIU (Service Employees International Union), UAW (United Auto Workers), UE (United Electrical, Radio and Machine Worker), UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers), UMWA (United Mine Workers of America), USWA (United Steelworkers of America). The presentation also mentions the International Metalworkers Federation; BTR; Shell Oil; Ford; Caterpillar; Crown, Cork and Seal; General Motors (GM); Maremont/Gabriel Shocks; multinational corporations; reactionary leadership in the U.S.; Alexandra Township; union-to-union ties; privatization, unilateral economic restructuring; Inkatha Freedom Party, IFP; disinformation; South Africa's Chicago Consulate; sanctions; work hostels; Bantustans; arms; oil; COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions); voting rights; democratic resistance; ANC (African National Congress); a living wage; Johnnie Jackson; the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW); Kathy Devine; Harold Rogers; the Chicago Committee in Solidarity with Southern Africa (CCISSA); and the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU).

Used by permission of a former member of the Illinois Labor Network Against Apartheid.
Collection: Kathleen M. Devine papers