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Wallace, Local Workers to Discuss Rauner’s Destructive Corporate Agenda at Press Conference


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From State Representative Litesa Wallace                          
For Immediate Release:                                                                           
May 2, 2017                                                                                            
                                                                                                      

Wallace, Local Workers to Discuss Rauner's Destructive Corporate Agenda at Press Conference
                                                                                      
ROCKFORD, Ill. – State Rep. Litesa Wallace, D-Rockford, will join local workers Thursday at 10 a.m. at the E. J. "Zeke" Giorgi Center's Worker's Memorial to speak out against Gov. Bruce Rauner's agenda of putting corporate profits ahead of workers' safety.
 
States that have sought to reduce workforce safety regulations and limit worker bargaining power have recently received national attention due to the increase of worker injuries and fatalities. A recent story from Bloomberg Businessweek put a spotlight on the frequency of avoidable injuries that now take place in the state of Alabama.
 
Wallace is instead calling for real reforms that lift up the middle class, not tear it down.
 
For more information, please contact Wallace's constituent service office at 815-987-7433 or at litesa@staterepwallace.com

Who:   State Rep. Litesa Wallace
                        Local workers and their advocates
 
What: Press conference to highlighting the need to protect Illinois workers
 
When: Thursday, May 4
10 a.m.
 
Where: Workers Memorial outside of E.J. "Zeke" Giorgi Center
200 S. Wyman St.
Rockford


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