Browsing Items (14 total) Tagged  ‘demonstration’

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USC campus police give message to demonstrators over a loud speaker.

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Janitors celebrate their victory over USC after the unjustified firing of a union supporter sparked protests. Their demonstrations, winning them public support from USC students, resulted in a new contract which guaranteed added job security as well…

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

"De acuerdo con los contratos, ellos deben de pagar un sueldo establecido por el Departamento de Relaciones
Industriales, ese salario en Sacramento es de 7.55 la hora", declaró a La Opinión Jennie Roitman, del Sindicato
Internacional de…

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…

"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,…

Janitors from across the county will gather at noon today at Warner Ranch Park in Woodland Hills for a march supporting their Valley counterparts, who organizers say are among the lowest paid in the Los Angeles area. At Warner Center and other San…

Members of the Justice for Janitors campaign, furious at their ever-declining wages and substandard working conditions, hold a demonstration condemning James Zellar, president of Rebuild LA, for making the issue more about race and instead of…

Members of SEIU assemble in 1994, protesting Proposition 187.

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…