Thanks to Will Coley for Recording Audio at our 2012 National Assembly.
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…Details
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 directorDetails
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 tDetails