Sincere apologies for the delay in posting this.
ON APRIL 14TH, 2016, WORKERS WILL RAISE THE ALARM ACROSS WASHINGTON STATE ON POVERTY WAGES, SCHEDULING AND EFFORTS TO TURN BACK THE CLOCK ON WORKERS RIGHTS!
There are 4 actions and everyone is welcome to join at whichever spot is convenient. You can walk with the group from place to place OR join at any time along the route. It all starts at:
Seattle / Capitol Hill
11:00 • Cal Anderson Park
E Denny Way & Nagle PL
Raise the alarm on grocery store workers rights: Join the Grocery Store Workers Bill of Rights float and workers demanding support for local grocers, local workers and the communities they serve every day. Property investment firm Gerding Edlen plans to bring New Seasons Market to the Capitol Hill light rail station despite its terrible health and safety record and poor benefits it offers employees. Join us to demand a local, union grocery store at the light rail station
Then on to:
12:30 • Seattle University
12th Ave & E Marion St
Raise the alarm on SU adjunct professors rights: Stand with SU adjunct Professors fighting for a union and a voice on the job.
Seattle / Downtown
12:30 pm • Starbucks
Pike Place Market, Seattle
Raise the alarm on insecure schedules: Starbucks baristas are leading the fight for secure schedules in Seattle. Despite public commitments by the company to improve scheduling practices, baristas continue to struggle with unpredictable, unstable schedules, and executives have failed to meet with workers to discuss their concerns.
1:30 PM • WELLS FARGO REGIONAL HEADQUARTERS
999 third Ave, Seattle
Raise the alarm on the extreme agenda of the Freedom Foundation and its links to Wells Fargo: A top regional Wells Fargo executive is a key funder of the Freedom Foundation, an extreme right-wing group which opposes the minimum wage, attacks unions, and otherwise tried to block workers rights.
Stand with NW Accountability Project; OneAmerica; Raise Up Washington; SEIU Locals 6, 775NW, 925, and 1199NW; Teamsters 117, UAW 4121; UFCW 21; Working Washington; and other organizations.