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UC-wide Worker's Rights Day of Action

Date:
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Event Type:
Protest
Organizer/Author:
Jesse Yeh
Location Details:
Sproul Plaza, University of California, Berkeley campus

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

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