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Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Remarks at Detroit Labor Day Celebration Monday, Sept. 1st

News from theMetro Detroit AFL-CIO
Contact:  Roger Kerson, roger@rkcommunications.net  734.645.0535


Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Remarks at Detroit Labor Day Celebration Monday, Sept. 1st

DETROIT – Vice President Joe Biden will visit Detroit to deliver kickoff remarks at the city’s Labor Day parade gathering on September 1st.  The annual event, which attracts participants from across southeastern Michigan, celebrates the achievements of Michigan’s working men and women and our unions.

Who:         Vice President Joe Biden

What:        Kickoff Remarks at Detroit’s Labor Day Parade Gathering

When:       Monday, September 1st at 9:30 a.m.

Where:      Event staging area, Michigan Avenue and Trumbull Street,

                 Detroit. Details on exact location to follow.

Vice President Biden will speak prior to the start of the parade, which will proceed down Michigan Avenue and then Woodward Avenue to Hart Plaza on the Detroit riverfront.

“Joe Biden is always welcome in Michigan,” said Rick Blocker, president of the Metro Detroit AFL-CIO.  “On every critical issue we face – raising the minimum wage, access to health care, the right to organize – he’s been a strong voice for working families.  It’s a great honor to have Vice President Biden join our Labor Day celebration.”

Note to reporters and editors:  Vice President Biden’s remarks will be an OPEN PRESS event. Press credentials and a government-issued ID will be required for admission.  Details will follow on security and logistics, including entry location to the event for working media.



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