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SEIU1021 Tenderloin Housing Clinic Workers Demand Justice From ED Randy Shaw
SEIU 1021 Tenderloin Housing Clinic workers rallied and spoke out about the efforts of Executive Director Randy Shaw to attack their healthcare benefits and other conditions. Shaw and THC also publish "Beyond Chron" but there has been no coverage of this story and the firing of SEIU 1021 shop steward and other workers at the clinic who charge they have been illegally discriminated against because of their race and union activity.
SEIU 1021 Tenderloin Housing Clinic Demand Justice From THC ED Randy Shaw
SEIU 1021 THC Workers Protest Attacks On Healthcare-Petition ED Randy Shaw-
Dozens of SEIU San Francisco Tenderloin Housing Clinic workers on 7/23/2010 and spoke out against the attack on their heatlhcare benefits by the agency and it's director Randy Shaw. They presented a petition and talked about how these attacks threaten their lives and their families. Randy Shaw and THC have also censored any notice about this fight with the THC workers and the firing of Nate Homes on their Blog, The Other Chron.
BeyondChron Censors SEIU 1021 Charges Of Anti-Labor Tactics and Union Busting-No Report On THC Organ
Beyond Chron is published by the San Francisco-based Tenderloin Housing Clinic. Clinic Director Randy Shaw is the paper's editor.
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Nate Holmes takes fight to Randy Shaw
Nate Holmes and community supporters protest unethical practices of
Tenderloin Housing Clinic and Nate's wrongful termination
Nathaniel Holmes vs Randy Shaw, Part 1
Action against a union buster. Here's what the flyer for the event said:
Let's Send The Message to Randy Shaw: If You're Pro-Labor Then Quit Stalling The Arbitration Process for Nate Holmes!
Monday, July 13, 2009
Note: This is about Randy Shaw, not Modern Times Bookstore.
Last year Randy Shaw, Executive Director of the Tenderloin Housing Clinic (THC), unjustly terminated Nate Holmes' for being an active, militant union member in the workplace. Shaw is known for writing on progressive issues and has a new book out on Cesar Chavez that he will be presenting at Modern Times bookstore as part of LaborFest this year. This is precisely why Shaw should know better than to treat workers, especially workers of color like Nate, with contempt and to flagrantly violate the union contract that protects them.
Please join community activists and union members to let Randy Shaw know that writing books doesn't let him off the hook. His event will be at 7pm, but we will be meeting at 6:30pm outside of Modern Times bookstore to let those who are coming to hear Shaw's presentation know the truth!
To read more about the situation go to: http://www.bluoz.com/blog/index.php?/...
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Nate Holmes fighting for justice