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Fri May 9 2014 (Updated 05/10/14)ASL Interpreters United Strike Against Purple Communications
Fri May 9 2014 (Updated 05/10/14)Union Strikes to Protest Changes in Employee Health Coverage & Carpal Tunnel Job Safety
On May 5, sign language interpreters who work at Purple Communications in Oakland went on a one-day unfair labor practice strike in Oakland. They were joined in the strike by workers in San Diego; Denver, Colorado; and Tempe, Arizona. The strike focused on the unfair manner in which the company changed the terms of employee health coverage. “This is about safety and health care,” said Carol Day, a veteran ASL interpreter who was picketing and handing out leaflets in downtown Oakland.
Members of ASL Interpreters United, an affiliate of the Pacific Media Workers Guild, TNG-CWA Local 39521, carried picket signs outside unionized Purple work sites, declaring the interpreters were “stronger together.” Only a handful of union-covered workers showed up intending to work at the four sites. In some locations, strike participation was close to 100 percent.
Read More | FCC to fine Purple Communications $11.9 million, company sought fraudulent reimbursements
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