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|Reel Work Labor Film Festival Day #3: Labor Rights|
|Date||Saturday April 23|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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SEIU Union Hall, Santa Cruz
517 Mission St # B, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|proletariate1984 [at] yahoo.com|
Saturday, April 23, 7 pm • SEIU Union Hall, Santa Cruz Theme: Labor Rights. American Dream
(Barbara Kopple & Cathy Caplan, 1990, 98 min, USA).
(Barbara Kopple & Cathy Caplan, 1990, 98 min, USA)
Fiercely independent meatpackers of Local union P-9 overwhelmingly reject a $2/hour wage cut contract offer and strike Hormel in Austin, Minnesota, in 1985. P-9's international Food and Commercial Workers Union disagrees with the Local's strategy. After six months of scabs, replacement workers, union in-fighting and leadership struggle, and National Guard occupation, the Local is forced to submit. Was it worth it?
Event Host: Global Consciousness 101