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Philadelphia May Day Celebration!



Since May 1, 1886


Elmwood Park @ South 71st St. and

Buist Ave. in Southwest Philly (19142)


➢ Pat Eiding – President, Philadelphia AFL-CIO

➢ Tom Paine Cronin – Director, Comey Inst. of Industrial Relations @

St. Joe’s Univ./Pres. (Ret.) AFSCME DC 47

➢ Cathy Brady – SEIU Healthcare PA / Friends of Elmwood Park

➢ Kathy Black – President, Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW,

Philadelphia Chapter)

➢ T. J. Buonomo / Aaron Hughes – Iraq Veterans Against the War

➢ Rev. Chester Williams – President, National Alliance of Postal and

Federal Employees Local 509

➢ Royce Adams – International Longshoreman’s Association (ILA)

Local 1291

(Other Labor and Community Speakers • Music to be Announced)

Sponsored by: The Pennsylvania Labor History Society (PLHS) and the

Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health (PHILAPOSH)

For more info: Contact us at 215-301-2633 or

“MAY DAY” is the Global Day to

Honor All Workers. Come and Learn

of the True American History of MAY

DAY and The Connection to The

Historic Struggle for The 8 Hour Day.

Sponsoring Organizations

PA Labor History Society


Supporting Organizations

American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) D.C. 47

American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 1723

American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 2187

American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Tn-County local and the APWU Bulk Mail Center

The Battle of Homestead Foundation

Brotherhood of Maintenance and Way Employees (BMWE) Local 2910

CATA (Farm Workers Support Committee, S. Jersey, S.E. PA, DelMarVa Peninsula)

Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) Phila., Chapter

Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) National

Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) Phila. Chapter

Communications Workers of America (CWA) Dist 13, Phila. Area

Delaware Valley Veterans for America

Jewish Labor Committee

Kaolin Mushroom Workers Union

Kensington Welfare Rights Union (KWRU)

League for Industrial Democracy (Johnstown Pa.)

Lehigh Valley Building Trades Council

National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees (NUHHCE/AFSCME), District 1199C

National Writers Union (NWU) Phila.

New Jersey Industrial Union Council

The Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO

Pennsylvania Federation, Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division/IBT

Pennsylvania State Education Association, Southeastern Region

Pennsylvania State Education Association, Staff Association

Philadelphia AFL-CIO (Retirees Chapter)

Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (Retirees Chapter)

Philadelphia New Sanctuary Movement

Philadelphia Regional Anti-War Network (PRAWN)

Social Democrats USA (Johnstown Pa.)

Student League for Industrial Democracy (Johnstown Pa.)

United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America Local 155

United Steelworkers of America (USWA) Local 10-234

Young Social Democrats USA (Johnstown Pa.)

To have your organization listed, pass the MAY DAY Resolution

on our website ( and contact us

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