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Stage 2: L.A. unions and people who need them meet face to face, The Federation News, January/February 1989, pp. 4-5.
An article in the L.A. County Federation of Labor Newsletter profiles the Labor Immigrant Assistance Project (LIAP) and the California Immigrant Workers Association (CIWA), both efforts by the labor movement to reach out to new immigrants.
A Justice for Janitors cartoon featuring the superhero janitor "Mopman" instructing immigrants about the limits of supervisors' rights to demand documentation of their legal status.
"Muchas nacionalidades y consignas se mezclan en larga marcha de ayer," La Opinion, Oct 16, 1995. Vol. 70, Iss. 31, p. 3A
"Many nationalities and slogans mix in yesterday's big march." An immigrant rights march in October 1995 draws Latinos from Mexico and several Central American countries. Participants demand better wages, access to education for their children,…
"New Questions Arise for Salvadorans in Los Angeles Immigrants: As war ends, thousands must decide whether to uproot their lives and if it's safe to return," Los Angeles Times, Jan 12, 1992. p. 1
Salvadorians displaced by a civil war which lasted more than a decade now face a tough decision as news of the war's end spreads. The countless immigrants, having formed one of the largest foreign populations in the United States, now consider…
As the AFL-CIO Executive Council convenes in Los Angeles, the author surveys recent successes in unionizing immigrant workers and asks if Los Angeles represents the future of work and the labor movement.
Organizer Wins Post of President Latina Leads Takeover of Union From Anglo Males, Los Angeles Times, May 6, 1989, p. 1
Article detailing the rise of Maria Elena Durazo to the leadership of Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees (HERE) Local 11.
Santa Knows When You Are Naughty to Janitors!! In order to put pressure on building owners to improve conditions janitors would try to publicly embarrass them by staging shows in front of their…