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‘Pan y Rosas’/‘Bread and Roses," Celebrating Domestic Workers

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Date:
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Type:
Meeting
Organizer/Author:
Michael Lyon
Email:
Phone:
415-215-7575
Location Details:
City College Mission Campus, Room 109
1125 Valencia (betw. 22nd-23rd Sts.)

‘Pan y Rosas’/‘Bread and Roses’:
International Women’s Day event
Celebrating the Past and Present of Domestic Workers

Wednesday, March 7, 6:30-8:30 PM
City College Mission Campus, Room 109
1125 Valencia (betw. 22nd-23rd Sts.)
See map at http://tinyurl.com/84nmesp
# 14, 49, 12, 48 buses, 24th St. BART

Join us for an event that will commemorate the Past and Present of Domestic Workers. Domestic workers are fighting for justice on many fronts, including:

** marches and picket lines around particular abusive employers:
Read more at http://tinyurl.com/843bj5a

** allying with employers demanding justice to pass the California Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, which finally extends commonplace workplace protections to domestic workers: Read more at http://tinyurl.com/43ht82k

** international organizing to pass an International Labor Organization:
Read more at http://tinyurl.com/82obf2u

Below: June 27th, 2005. Domestic workers and day laborers gathered at Giron's Housecleaning Services to demonstrate against the company's illegal acts and unjust treatment of its employees. The early June rally was in support of Dominga Lugo's suit for unpaid wages against her former employer. Photo by Bill Carpenter, Indybay Media
Added to the calendar on Tue, Feb 21, 2012 9:21AM
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