United Steelworkers 16th International Civil and Human Rights Conference
United Steelworkers 16th International
Civil & Human Rights Conference
September 26-30, 2012
Millennium Hotel in Cincinnati, OH
To All US & Canadian Local Union Presidents and Recording Secretaries
We will use this conference to educate, energize and mobilize around the upcoming 2012 elections, and one of our most precious civil and human rights – voting, and will build on our conference theme, POWER OF THE BALLOT!
All Civil and Human Rights Committee members are urged to participate, and there is no limit to the number of delegates a local union can send, nor is attendance restricted in any way.
Participants are urged to pre-register using the online registration form above.
The conference registration fee is $200.00 U.S. or $ 200.00 Canadian. This fee includes one ticket to the Civil & Human Rights Banquet to be held Saturday night. (Additional banquet tickets may be purchased at the conference for $75.00 each.) After registering online, please print and send a copy of your local’s registration form along with a check made payable to “USW Secretary-Treasurer,” that totals the registration fee(s) for each participant and send to the: USW Civil & Human Rights Department, 5 Gateway Center, 9th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. A copy of the completed registration form with the name of each registrant and the total payment due must be included.
Click Here for a pre-registration form for those who are unable to register online. Registration forms may be faxed to 412-562-2495 and the check mailed to headquarters at the address above with a copy of the completed form.
Participants will still be able to register once they arrive at the conference; however, the registration fee must be paid by Local Union check or cash. We will not be able to accept credit cards at the conference venue.
A block of rooms has been set aside at The Millennium Hotel Cincinnati at a rate of $110.00 per night, plus applicable taxes and fees. To make your hotel reservation, please call 800-876-2100 and specify that you are attending the USW Civil and Human Rights Conference; or, make your reservations online at: www.millenniumhotels.com/cincinnati. (Enter the group code - 1209STEELW where prompted). The cutoff date to obtain the group rate is September 4, 2012. You may also fax Guest Reservation Form (below) to (513) 357-8688 using the enclosed fax information page.
In cooperation with Professional Travel Inc., we have made special arrangements for air transportation to the Conference. Reservations may be made by calling 877-499-1149 hit prompt “4” (Group Meetings). When calling, please identify yourself as a participant in the USW Civil and Human Rights Conference, and provide Code 92512CVGUS.
I look forward to greeting your delegation at the Conference