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19 of us home care workers arrested seeking fairness
by Elfie and Maia Ballis/SunMt (elfie [at]
Sunday Aug 31st, 2003 12:46 PM
19 of us home care workers arrested seeking fairness
We home care workers block entrances to Fresno CountyÕs Hall of Records to unblock the minds and hearts of Fresno County supervisors who illegally refuse to bargain with us for a fair contract. They ignore our words. Maybe they will listen to our bodies. To help us and yourself 559.265.4890. See us blocking and being arrested:

Supervisors boot us home care workers to keep down all Fresno workers. Get story:

Arrested were: Gerald Williams, Dana Simon, Joann Patrick, Gerald Holl, Mike Rhodes, Frank Martinez, Audra Makuch, Jim Compton-Schmidt, Carolyn Buckley, Pam Whalen, Connie Lara, Ana Lopez, Tamara Fritzchle, Cora Bahling, Patrick A. Sigala, Antonia Landin, Jackie Peppars, Florine Furlow, and Lisa Y. Flores.

For background on our struggle: