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IMMIGRANT RIGHTS LEADERS FROM ACROSS NATION RALLY TO PROTEST SHERIFF BACA’S IMMIGRATION POLICY AND TO PROMOTE GROUNDBREAKING LEGISLATION: “RESTORE TRUST IN LAW ENFORCEMENT. STOP THE ARIZONiFICATION OF CALIFORNIA: END S-COMM” Who: Over 200 Immigrant rights leaders and day laborers from across the country, including key leaders from Arizona, Alabama, and Georgia What: Rally…
Day laborers, taxi drivers and freelance workers are among the groups that have formed nontraditional alliances. Although they can’t legally bargain on behalf of workers, they can advocate for the same benefits that unions would. “We consider ourselves part of the labor movement without being unionized,” said Omar Angel Perez, executive director
The U.S. Supreme Court turned down a Southern California city’s appeal seeking reinstatement of its ordinance that prevented day laborers from gathering on busy street corners and soliciting work from passing drivers. The Redondo Beach ordinance allowed police to arrest men who were seen motioning to passing motorists and allegedly causing t
“Immigration policy is work policy, ” AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) conference in Los Angeles this morning. The AFL-CIO stands “shoulder to shoulder” with immigrant workers, Trumka said, to beat back the enforcement of anti-immigrant initiatives on the state and local level that are a thr
Como una victoria de los jornaleros fue calificada la decisión de la Suprema Corte de negar una petición de la ciudad de Redondo Beach de revisar una decisión que declaró anticonstitucional una ordenanza que prohibía solicitar trabajo en las calles. “La negación hoy de una revisión de la Corte Suprema es una victoria singular de la Primera Enmiend