NYS Farmworkers March for Justice 2005: Vigil of Solidarity & Dinner

Starting Date: 04-29-2005
Starting Time: 7:00pm
Address

St. Joseph's R.C. Church
106 S. Main St.
Albion, New York 14411
United States
585-589-7640
Description
This event kicks off the NYS Farmworker March for Justice organized by CITA.

Dinner is free but donations will be accepted.

Can't come to the kick-off: Tell NY Senate Majority Leader, Joe Bruno, to End Farmworker Discrimination by signing this petetion: http://www.unionvoice.org/campaign/cita

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On Saturday April 30 farmworkers and allies will begin a 4-day march for justice from CITA's offices in Albion to demand passage of a bill for equal labor rights. Since the 1930s farmworkers have been excluded from the same rights and protections that most other workers take for granted such as a day of rest per week, overtime pay, disability insurance, and collective bargaining protections. The New York Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act would remove these exclusions and grant farmworkers the equality they deserve.
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