January 27, 2014
UAW Participates in South Carolina Rally
By Marc McQuillen
On Tuesday January 14, 2014 the SC Progressive Network and the SC AFL-CIO held the “Enough Is Enough Rally” on the statehouse steps in Columbia, SC.
The event drew an estimated 800-1200 and focused on the states repeal of expanding Medicaid, voter suppression and the lack of proper education funding. We all thought it went well considering it was the initial endeavor and the weather was not very good.
The UAW was well represented and we had a prominent position on the steps to the right of the stage. We had members from Eastern Carolinas Retirees, Myrtle Beach and Sumter, Local 5841 Retirees (with their new banner!) out of Winnsboro and Local 2404, Charlotte.
I want to thank everyone for attending and working to help make our attendance at the rally a success especially with the cold and wet conditions earlier in the day.