Browsing Items (8 total) Tagged  ‘police’

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

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 compiled by the SEIU of the confrontation in Century City.

Justice for Janitors spokeswoman Rocio Saenz stands beneath a mounted police officer, most likely during one of the many demonstrations during the 1995 contract campaign.

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…

The brutal assault by Los Angeles police officers on striking janitors and their supporters last week in Century City will be remembered in labor history as a classic example of the use of police force to defend corporate interests against workers'…