March 09, 1999
CARLSBAD, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/
-- WebGalaxy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WEBY) is pleased to announce
that it has entered into a letter of intent to provide comprehensive
custom Internet services to the Laborers' International Union
of North America (LIUNA). Founded in 1903, the Laborers' International
Union of North America (LIUNA) is made up of more than 750,000
working women and men throughout the United States and Canada.
LIUNA is one of the largest unions affiliated with the American
Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).
LIUNA's International headquarters are located in Washington,
In accordance with terms, WebGalaxy, Inc.
will develop custom versions of United Labor Online (ULOL) and
other Internet applications for LIUNA. WebGalaxy will retain the
right to solicit paid sponsorships for LIUNA's version of ULOL.
The parties anticipate the service will begin in the U.S. within
In August of 1998, the Hotel Employee and
Restaurant Employee International Union (HERE), a 300,000 member
organization, signed a letter of intent with WebGalaxy. In January
of 1999, WebGalaxy signed agreements with the United Food and
Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) with approximately 1,500,000 members
and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers
International Union (BCTGM) with approximately 135,000 members. Currently WebGalaxy has
signed agreements with Unions that represent approximately 2,750,000
WebGalaxy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WEBY), is introducing United Labor Online (ULOL) in the first half of 1999. WebGalaxy currently has signed agreements with Unions that represent approximately 2,750,000 U.S. workers. ULOL is a combination of online services all meant to support and
enhance the collective communication, buying,
social and political power of Unions and their members. The services
and products of ULOL include:
-- A national dial-up Internet service for
subscribers with GTE Corporation providing the backbone - (NYSE:
-- Custom home pages, e-mail and personal
web sites for individual Union and friend of labor subscribers.
-- Custom content development and Web hosting
for Union affiliates.
-- A centralized messaging data base for
-- Product and service discount shopping area for Union subscribers with custom storefronts and back end support from Value America -- http://www.valueamerica.com.
WebGalaxy, Inc., through it's product United
Labor Online (ULOL), is positioned to become the leading Internet
Service Provider, web site designer, host and web site destination
for labor Unions, labor Union members and their families in the
United States and Canada. For further information, visit WebGalaxy's,
World Wide Web site at http://www.webgalaxy.com.
SOURCE WebGalaxy, Inc.
CONTACT: Mark Vincent of WebGalaxy, Inc., 760-431-0118
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