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SEIU 1021 activists arrested barricading de Young Museum entrance
On September 7th, 2012, 19 SEIU 1021 members were arrested barricading the entrance to "Friday Night at the deYoung," a weekly art event at San Francisco's deYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park, in support of museum workers engaged in bitterly contested contract negotiations for the past year.
|SEIU 1021 members barricaded the entrance to the deYoung Museum and faced|
arrest to get museum managers to listen to museum workers and return to the bargaining table.
|Stephen Lockwood, senior art registrar and leader of the bargaining unit at the|
deYoung Museum thanked everyone who had turned out to support the 95
museum workers organized in this chapter of SEIU 1021
|Supervisor John Avalos praised museum workers and said this is a fight they must win together.|
|Supervisor Eric Mar said he is a former 1021 shop steward and there's no place for union busting in San Francisco.|
|"SEIU, what did you come to DO?" Archbishop Franzo King of the St. John Coltrane African Orthodox Church|
"SEIU, what did you come to DO?" Archbishop Franzo King of the St. John Coltrane African Orthodox Church
For the KPFA News transcript, see http://www.anngarrison.com/audio/seiu-1021-members-arrested-barricading-entrance-to-san-franciscos-deyoung.