UFCW Local 770, the grocery workers union in Los Angeles, has several important actions planned during the next two weeks, culminating in a massive march and rally at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood on Sat. Jan 31 which is expected to draw at least 20,000 people.
Check the UFCW Local 770 calendar for more details. Link
Sun Jan 17
Back to Picketing Ralph's
19781 Rinaldi St
Porter Ranch / Northridge
(Exit the 118 at Tampa, go west)
City Council member Dennis Zine and Congressman Brad Sherman, among others, will speak.
Mon Jan 18
Rally at the end of the Martin Luther King march
Crenshaw and MLK
Wed Jan 21
Shame on Safeway!
Vons / Safeway main office
618 Michillinda Av
(at Huntington Dr off the 210)
Local 770 President Rick Icaza will speak, as will locked out workers, religious leaders, community activists, and more. This will be a major event, please try to make it
Fri Jan 23
EDD demo in Van Nuys.
The state of California still has not scheduled a hearing to determine when locked out workers will get unemployment benefits. Major politicians are expected to speak.
Fri Jan 24-25
Church vigils for fallen strikers
One striker was caught in a gang cross fire and killed while driving to a picket line at 2 am. There have been suicides.
Thu Jan 29
Adopt a Store rallies
If your organization adopted a store, be there in force.
Fri Jan 30
Congressional hearing regarding strike.
Sat Jan 31
Massive march & rally
Supporting Striking & Lock-out UFCW Wokers
Great Western Forum
3900 West Manchester Blvd. (at Prairie Ave.)
Call LA County Federation of Labor at 213-381-5611 ext 15