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Friday, January 2, 2009

AFL-CIO Martin Luther King Jr.
Holiday Observance

When: January 15–19, 2009
Where: New Orleans, Astor Crowne Plaza, 739 Canal St.
Conference Cost: $150.00. Includes conference attendance, awards dinner, labor breakfast and all conference materials. Late registration fee after Monday, Dec. 29, 2008.
Hotel Cost: $123 plus 13 percent tax. Participants should make reservations directly with the hotel at 866-750-4202.
The 2009 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observance is set for Jan. 15–19 in
New Orleans, days before our first African American president is sworn in. Read on..
We will celebrate the monumental election of President-elect Barack Obama to the highest political office in the country, examine what this election will mean for our nation and working families and perform community service in a city that continues to suffer from the effects of Hurricane Katrina.

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