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Press Conference/Picket against abusive employer of domestic workers
Date Wednesday June 08
Time 5:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location Details
When: Wednesday June 8, 2005
Where: Menlo Park
Time: We are meeting at La Raza Centro Legal, 474 Valencia Street, Suite
295 at 5:45 a.m. – uggg, I know…and will be driving other domestic
workers and day laborers to the picket/press conference in Menlo Park.
Event Type Protest
Organizer/Author


We’re Going to Hold Yet Another Abusive Employer Responsible
Want to Join Us?

This time the worker is a domestic worker, Dominga Lugo. She worked for a
housecleaning company for over ten years and was subjected to widespread
abuse including working without pay, receiving regular immigration related
threats, working with pure bleach and being forced to clean on her knees
without protective equipment, working without breaks, traveling from one
clients house to another in dangerous vehicles that would break down and
explode, having her tips stolen, etc. etc. etc.

Although Dominga has a wage claims for thousands of dollars, her main goal
in bringing the case is to improve conditions for the current workers who
she believes are subjected to the same abuse. We have talked to one other
former worker of the same company who confirms that she too suffered the
abuse.

So please join us to tell this employer that she will no longer get away
with exploiting, harassing, and violating the rights of these workers. We
will also be passing out know your rights information to the current workers
as they enter the workplace.

When: Wednesday June 8, 2005
Where: Menlo Park
Time: We are meeting at La Raza Centro Legal, 474 Valencia Street, Suite
295 at 5:45 a.m. – uggg, I know…and will be driving other domestic
workers and day laborers to the picket/press conference in Menlo Park.

Please e-mail me if you can drive or would like to participate and I’ll give
you the exact directions. We could also use breakfast donations – coffee,
donuts, etc.

Thanks so much!
Hillary


Hillary Ronen
San Francisco Day Labor Program
La Raza Centro Legal
(415) 553-3415
hillary@lrcl.org


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