Browsing Items (9 total) Tagged  ‘civil disobedience’

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

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…

Protesters face Los Angeles Police in Century City during the 1990 Justice for Janitors strike.

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 from the 2000 Justice for Janitors strike taken from the SEIU website.

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

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…

The Justice for Janitors campaign of SEIU local 399 declares their intention to strike and launch non-violent civil disobedience actions to win recognition from the multinational building service contractor ISS. The pamphlet quotes janitor Laura Diaz…