Silver's Show of Labor Strength

sheldonsilver Silver's Show of Labor StrengthLast night it was Eliot Spitzer. Now, it’s Sheldon Silver’s turn to show off his support heading into the upcoming legislative session.

A group of influential labor leaders are hosting a breakfast reception with the Assembly speaker on Thursday, December 6.

The list includes Stuart Appelbaum, president of the Retail, Wholesale & Department Store Union (R.W.D.S.U.); Gary la Barbera, president of the N.Y.C. Central Labor Council; Randi Weingarten, president of the United Federation of Teachers; and Edward Malloy, president of Building & Construction Trades Council.

Suggested donations, which go to the Democratic Assembly Campaign Committee, range from $1,000 to $10,000.

The fund-raiser is taking place at 8:30 a.m. at the R.W.D.S.U. Building (30 East 29th Street).