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Stand up against the Attacks on All Working Families!


Despite historic joblessness throughout our State, Indiana Legislators have already slashed unemployment benefits by 25%.

They have introduced broad proposals to lower our wages, decimate the public schools and strip us of our rights for collective bargaining. This is an unprecedented attack on unions, and we are all affected, whether we belong to union or not. Unions set standards for benefits, wages and working conditions. Without collective bargaining rights, the livelihoods of all Hoosiers are driven downward.

We support the Democrat Representatives who have taken a stand to slow down this radical agenda.

This is a historic fight and the voices of all workers must be heard. The time is now to work for good paying jobs, advanced manufacturing, and quality public education. This is not the time to attack the people who make Indiana strong!


Be there. Get on the Bus to Indianapolis.



Buses Leave Every Day Mon-Fri; Feb. 28-March 4 at 7:30 a.m.
                              McBride Hall, 1301 Texas St., Gary, IN

And on March 10: HUGE MARCH to stand up for Indiana Workers. Call your Local Union or District 7 for more details.

RESERVE your seat! Call 219-886-2596
                                   (or 219-384-4155 after 5:00 p.m.)

Sponsored by United Steelworkers District 7
We Welcome EVERYONE to join us on the bus.
All Supporters, Friends and Family included!

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