Keynote speaker is AFL-CIO Sec.-Treas. Fred Redmond
National AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Fred Redmond will highlight the opening of the Missouri AFL-CIO’s 31st Biennial Convention in St. Louis beginning this Sunday, Aug. 21 through Aug. 23, President Jake Hummel announced this week.
Delegate registration begins this Sunday, Aug. 21 from 1-5 at the Le Meridien Hotel, 7730 Bonhomme Ave., Clayton. A welcome reception will follow from 4-6 p.m.
PROGRAM LAUNCHES MONDAY
The convention kicks off at 9 a.m. Monday with a welcome from St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, opening remarks from Redmond and several guest speakers. Committee meetings and workshops will take up day followed by a 4:30 p.m. reception.
Election and installation of State Council officers will be held Tuesday, Aug. 23 followed by presentations from Monday’s meeting and official COPE endorsements for candidates in the November election.
Any union who has not yet finalized delegate credentials should immediately call Julie Dominique at 573-634-2115, Ext. 114.