WASHINGTON – United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai will travel to Chicago, Illinois from Monday, August 30th to Tuesday, August 31st.
On Monday, August 30th at 2:00 PM CT, Ambassador Tai and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-9) will tour the Block Steel Corporation. The tour of Block Steel is open press.
The Ambassador and Rep. Schakowsky will meet with members of the Chicago Federation of Labor at 5:00 PM CT. The opening remarks at the meeting are open press.
On Tuesday, August 31 at 11:15 AM CT, Ambassador Tai and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) will tour Aurora Specialty Textiles. Following the tour, they will hold a press conference with women-led manufacturing firms and union representatives. The tour and press conference are open press.
Ambassador Tai will return to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, August 31.
TOUR OF BLOCK STEEL CORPORATION
WHO: United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-9)
WHERE: Block Steel Corporation, 6101 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077
WHEN: Monday, August 30, 2021 2:00 PM CT
MEETING WITH THE CHICAGO FEDERATION OF LABOR
WHO: United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-9), members of the CFL
WHERE: Chicago Federation of Labor, 180 N Stetson Ave Suite 1529, Chicago, IL 60601
WHEN: Monday, August 30, 2021 5:00 PM CT
TOUR AND PRESS CONFERENCE AT AURORA SPECIALTY TEXTILES
WHO: United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14)
WHERE: Aurora Specialty Textiles, 2705 N Bridge Street, Yorkville, IL 60560
WHEN: Tuesday, August 31, 2021 11:15 AM CT
Press interested in covering any of these events must RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, August 29 at 8:00 PM ET.