FOR PLANNING PURPOSE Contact: Jesse Yeh
March 4, 2013 (510)599-2332 jesse.yc.yeh [at] gmail.com
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA STUDENTS TO HOLD FUNERAL FOR WORKERS’ RIGHTS IN SUPPORT FOR AFSCME CONTRACT NEGOTIATION
Students across the University of California system will hold a day of action this Thursday, March 7th, in support of AFSCME campus workers’ contract negotiation with the University. Mock-funeral will be held on the University of California, Berkeley campus, where students and campus workers will speak about the demise of workers’ rights and deliver a coffin full of petition to the administrator.
WHAT: “Funeral of Workers’ Rights” Day of Action, including “Noon Wake” rally and speak-out, “Funeral Procession” march, and delivery of petition coffin
WHEN: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Thursday, March 7th. Rally at noon
WHERE: Sproul Plaza, University of California, Berkeley (entry from intersection of Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, California)
SPONSORS: Student Labor Committee at UC Berkeley (an affiliate of United Students Against Sweatshop), Cal Students for Equal Rights and Valid Education (CalSERVE), Student for Democratic University, and UC Berkeley MEChA