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City Waste Union Solidarity Press Conference Flyer, New Orleans, LA

Title (Dublin Core)

City Waste Union Solidarity Press Conference Flyer, New Orleans, LA

Description (Dublin Core)

A digital flyer for the Solidarity Press Conference organized by the City Waste Union. Hoppers (a.k.a. garbage collectors excluding drivers) employed by Metro Services Group through a temp agency are on strike and have subsequently been fired. The hoppers are on strike to demand PPE and hazard pay during the COVID-19 pandemic. Metro Services Group replaced striking hoppers with prison laborers who are paid below minimum wage.

Date (Dublin Core)

05/18/2020

Creator (Dublin Core)

City Waste Union

Contributor (Dublin Core)

Kathryn O'Dwyer

Controlled Vocabulary (Dublin Core)

Labor
Protest
English Business & Industry

Curator's Tags (Omeka Classic)

hopper
garbage collector
sanitation worker
essential worker
strike

Date Submitted (Dublin Core)

5/18/20

Date Modified (Dublin Core)

3/11/21

Accrual Method (Dublin Core)

4822

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