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TWO NATIONALLY SIGNIFICANT LABOR EVENTS TO TAKE PLACE IN ILLINOIS

 TWO NATIONALLY SIGNIFICANT LABOR EVENTS TO TAKE PLACE IN ILLINOIS
 Two labor events of national significance will be taking place in Illinois during the month of April 1992.
 On April 11, a Buy American Rally will be held in Peoria, Ill. Thousands of Illinoisans are expected to attend what is expected to be the largest rally of this type to date. Theme: "If it's made in America, it will play in Peoria!"
 Time: 11 a.m.
 Place: Peoria Courthouse, Main Street
 Speakers include Jerry Brown, president of UAW Local 974.
 The annual commemoration of Workers' Memorial Day (April 28) will be a special one this year in Illinois. AFL-CIO President Lane Kirkland will be coming to Springfield to dedicate the nation's first permanent sculpture in honor of Workers' Memorial Day. Over 300 Illinois unions contributed to this successful effort.
 Dedication ceremonies begin at 12:30 p.m. on the grounds of the Illinois State Capitol.
 CONTACT: Sue Altman of Illinois AFL-CIO, 217-544-4014.
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