Browsing Items (5 total) Tagged  ‘Turkey of the Year’

A flyer used during the "Turkey of the Year" rally in 1989. This flyer exposes the Security Pacific Bank for its unlawful treatment of it workers. The Janitors working within this building were illegally fired after peacefully protesting illegal…

Press release detailing a Justice for Janitors action in November 1989. Awarding the "Turkey of the Year" was meant to embarrass companies who allowed their employees to be fired for organizing. The "human sized turkey" to award the prize was…

Unos 200 conserjes salieron en defensa de 12 de sus compañeros del Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Limpieza,
Local 399, que fueron reemplazados por gente con menos salario y sin beneficios en los edificios ubicados en el
611 de la calle Wilshire y…

George Hardy, president of Local 399, along with Justice for Janitors demonstrators, heckle an anti-union building manager, granting him the "Turkey of the Year" award.

Janitors in Los Angeles were outraged when they heard four custodians that took part in a union drive seeking increased pay and fringe benefits were fired. The janitors responded by giving a “Turkey of the year” award to the manager at Banco…