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City Waste Union Solidarity Press Conference at City Hall, New Orleans, LA

Title (Dublin Core)

City Waste Union Solidarity Press Conference at City Hall, New Orleans, LA

Description (Dublin Core)

Socially distanced press conference in support of striking hoppers organized by the City Waste Union held in front of City Hall. 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.

Contributor (Dublin Core)

Kathryn O'Dwyer

Creator (Dublin Core)

Peter Gustafson

Date (Dublin Core)

05/18/2020

Subject (Dublin Core)

Labor
Protest
Government Local

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4825

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