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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Nat'l Black Chamber of Commerce Hosts Luncheon on Unions

The National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) host as luncheon conference at the National Press Club today to voice opposition to organized labor’s anti-growth agenda and the potential harm it could inflict on African American-owned businesses and the greater small business community. Speakers discussed how the so-called Employee Free Choice Act and a string of recent labor-related executive orders signed by President Obama stand to damage minority-owned businesses. Speakers included:

Harry Alford, President and CEO, National Black Chamber of Commerce
John F. Biagas, CEO, Bay Electric Co.
Josh Ulman, Ulman Public Policy and Federal Relations
Mike Little, Chairman of the Board, National Black Chamber of Commerce
John Macklin, National Association of Minority Contractors
Michelle Bernard, CEO of the Independent Women's Forum, MSNBC Political Analyst

The National Black Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity within the United States and via interaction with the Black Diaspora. The NBCC reaches 100,000 Black owned businesses.

AAEA President Norris McDonald is pictured with NBCC President Harry Alford at the luncheon.

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