Browsing Items (13 total) Tagged  ‘Century City’

Local 399 condemned the LAPD beating of Rodney King, while connecting it to the LAPD attacks on a Justice for Janitors demonstration in Century City on June 15. The press release reflects the suspicion that working people and communities of color…

Members of Justice For Janitors engaged in civil disobedience training shortly before a demonstration, preparing each other for expected resistance from law enforcement. The brutal beatings they endured from police during their historic strike won…

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Justice for Janitors picketers gather before their massive march through Century City for a civil disobedience training.

Newsletter of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor descrbing the win of the JFJ Campaing in Centry City after facing much police brutality.

On June 15, 1990, the LAPD armed with nightsticks attacked group of peaceful demonstrators outside Century City that included women and children. Not intimidated by police brutality, the demonstrators continued to protest until fair working…

Jono Shaffer attempts to reason with police in an effort to continue this protest in Century City. It was shortly after this that the police use excessive force against the protesters, resulting in an increased amount of media attention on the JFJ…

During a lengthy 1990 strike against building service employers in the Century City area of Los Angeles, the Justice for Janitors campaign led a major act of civil disobedience by sitting down in the middle of a busy intersection. When protesters…

Video clips compiled by the SEIU of the confrontation in Century City.

From Century City to downtown Los Angeles and now in the South Bay, union organizers and janitors in the "Justice for Janitors" campaign have been giving faces and voices to society's most anonymous and often lowest-paid workers. By waving signs,…

The infamous 1990 demonstration in Century City by Justice for Janitors resulted in severe beatings of unarmed protesters by police and the miscarriage of an unborn child. In response, the victims involved are pressing charges against the Los Angeles…