November 14, 2006

Media Advisory — Union leader to visit SIU

Union leader Henry L. Bayer will visit Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Wednesday, Nov. 15, as part of the fall lecture series sponsored by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

Reporters, photographers and camera crews are welcome to attend a news conference featuring Bayer at 9:15 a.m. on Nov. 15 in the lobby of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

Bayer will speak in the SIUC Student Center Ballroom D at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Bayer is executive director of Council 31, the Illinois affiliate of the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees. Council 31 is the bargaining representative for more than 75,000 state, university and local government employees throughout Illinois.

For more information, contact Institute assistant director Matthew C. Baughman at 618/453-4009.