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Fast for USC Workers
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UCLA, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment Library
Organizing Los Angeles Workers, 1980-Present
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Scope/Content: Dolores Huerta, Jesse Jackson support USC workers.
Scope/Content: In 1999, UNITE HERE leader Maria Elena Durazo led workers, clergy, and activists in a fast to protest the failure of the University of Southern California (USC) to negotiate with their workers. In an editorial printed in the Los Angeles Times, Durazo compared the fast to those of United Farm Worker leader Cesar Chavez. "How could I ask others to work harder in the labor movement, to take even greater risks for their children and their co-workers, unless I was willing to fast side by side with them?" she wrote in explanation of the fast.
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Labor unions--California--Los Angeles
Labor union locals--California--Los Angeles
Huerta, Dolores
Jackson, Jesse
Los Angeles (Calif.)
UNITE HERE, Local 11
University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections

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