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Join us at the next general meeting on the Filipino airport workers' struggle!
Date Monday February 04
Time 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
>SEIU Local 790 Offices >1390 Market Street (corner 9th St.), Suite 1118 >San Francisco, CA
Event Type Meeting
Organizer/AuthorEduardo Capulong
>From: Eduardo Capulong >Subject: Filipino airport workers meeting: Monday, February 4 >Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 14:07:25 -0800 > >***PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY*** > >Join us at the next general meeting on the Filipino airport workers' >struggle! >Monday, February 4, 7 pm >SEIU Local 790 Offices >1390 Market Street (corner 9th St.), Suite 1118 >San Francisco, CA > >Thousands of immigrant airport workers across the country stand to lose >their jobs because of a post-9/11 requirement that mandates all pre-board >screeners to be U.S. citizens. This anti-immigrant requirement has nothing >to do with -- and in fact will compromise -- travel safety. At San >Francisco Airport, more than 500 overwhelmingly Filipino screeners are set >to lose their jobs in the coming months -- unless we act now. Numerous >workers and activists have already been hard at work in this struggle. At >our January 28 meeting, we heard updates from union and other activists, >and resolved to support each others' work. Join us at the next meeting to >build wider support and plan for collective action. > >We stand in solidarity with and call on all Filipino community, immigrant >rights and labor activists -- and everyone disgusted by the recent attacks >on immigrants and workers -- to join us in this key battle. > >Sponsors, supporters and participants: Service Employees International >Union Local 790; INS Watch; La Raza Centro Legal; Filipino Workers >Association; Filipino Bar Association of No. CA; Labor Immigrant Organizing >Network; International Socialist Organization; Hotel Employees and >Restaurant Employees Union Local 2; Services, Immigrant Rights and >Education Network (SIREN); Ray Quan, SEIU Local 790; Socialist Workers >Party; International Action Center; Workers World Party; Arab American >Anti-Discrimination Committee. (*Endorsements welcome!)
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