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Teamsters Protest KeyBank at Arena

Saturday, December 13, 2008 General News J E 4
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Teamster members on strike at Oak Harbor Freight Lines will protest outside of KeyArena in Seattle on Saturday, December 13. KeyBank, the corporate sponsor of KeyArena, is the main financier of Oak Harbor Freight. About 600 Teamsters in Oregon, Washington and Idaho have been on strike against Oak Harbor Freight for 12 weeks. Now Oak Harbor has taken the outrageous step of cutting off health care to its retirees.



In addition to financing Oak Harbor Freight, KeyBank has a history of charging excessive and hidden overdraft fees. The bank was also part of an industry effort to stop a Senate bill that would have prevented over 1/2 million home foreclosures.



WHO: Striking and retired Oak Harbor workers fighting to restore health care coverage for retirees. Teamsters will be dressed in pig costumes and wearing tuxedos.



WHAT: Protest in support of striking Oak Harbor Freight Lines Teamsters and retirees



WHERE: KeyArena

East side, main doors

(part of the Seattle City Center, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle)



WHEN: Saturday, December 13, 2008

6:00 p.m.



Contact: Gary Bolen, +1-206-235-3751 or David White, +1-202-624-8730, DWhite@teamster.org, International Brotherhood of Teamsters



/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Dec. 12/



SOURCE Teamsters Joint Council 28, Tukwila, Washington
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