Fresno County Home Care Workers Shame Board of Supervisors for Refusing to Support Seniors, People with Disabilities, and their Caregivers

“No justice, no peace!” Activists led by seniors, people with disabilities, and their caregivers shame Board of Supervisors for turning their backs on the county’s home care program

VISALIA, Calif – Home care workers in Fresno County have not had a raise in 10 years. The County Supervisors offered an insulting 10 cent raise and arrested union members for protesting.

News Coverage:

  • Univision 21 (Fresno) Arrestan a activista Dolores Huerta en medio de protesta para exigir aumentos salariales
  • ABC 30 (Fresno) Civil rights activist, Dolores Huerta, among several arrested during protest in Fresno
  • Telemundo 52 (Fresno) Arrestan a la activista Dolores Huerta durante protesta
  • yourcentralvalley.com (KSEE 24/CBS 47) (Fresno) Hundreds of protestors say caregivers wage increased by only cents in last decade, County Supervisor call them liars *Supervisor Buddy Mendes interviewed in this clip*
  • FOX 26 6AM NEWS (Fresno) Synopsis of the day with information provided in media advisory
  • KRON 4 (Bay Area) Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta detained during rowdy Fresno County Board of Supervisors meeting
  • KGET 17 (Kern County) Dolores Huerta detained at Fresno Board of Supervisors meeting
  • Telemundo 52 (Los Angeles) Arrestan a Dolores Huerta durante protesta
  • Univision (Nacional) Arrestan a activista Dolores Huerta en medio de protesta para exigir aumentos salariales
  • KTLA 5 (Los Angeles) Dolores Huerta Arrested During Protest Seeking Raise for Fresno County Home Care Workers

Radio Coverage:

  • KPFA, Rally And Civil Disobedience To Support Fresno County Caregivers
  • Valley Public Radio, Labor Icon Dolores Huerta Arrested While Supporting A Wage Increase For Fresno County Caregivers

Web Articles Covering the Protest:

  • Hip Latina, Dolores Huerta Is Arrested Once Again for Standing Up for Workers’ Rights
  • We Are Mitu, Dolores Huerta Was Just Detained For Protesting For Workers’ Rights In Fresno County
  • GV Wire, Dolores Huerta Arrested in Labor Protest for Higher Wages
  • USA Today, 89-year-old civil rights leader Dolores Huerta arrested at California labor protest
  • Yahoo.com, Civil rights activist, Dolores Huerta, among several arrested during protest in Fresno

Print Coverage Online:

  • Fresno Bee, Dolores Huerta among Fresno protesters handcuffed in county building. Here’s why
  • SacBee, Dolores Huerta among Fresno protesters handcuffed in county building. Here’s why
  • San Joaquin Valley Sun, Dolores Huerta removed from protest at Fresno County Supervisors meeting
  • LA Times, Dolores Huerta is arrested once again, this time during protest to help Fresno home care workers
  • Associated Press, Labor leader Dolores Huerta arrested in worker demonstration
  • New York Times, Labor leader Dolores Huerta arrested in worker demonstration
  • Washington Post, Labor leader Dolores Huerta arrested in worker demonstration
  • U.S. News & World Report, Labor leader Dolores Huerta arrested in worker demonstration

 

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August 23rd, 2019