Wage Justice: Fighting Wage Theft in Our Community, Thursday, November 5, 2015, 6:00-8:00pm, Watsonville Civic Plaza Community Room (275 Main St, Watsonville)

September 08, 2015

By , Director, UCSC Center for Labor Studies 

The Watsonville Civic Center with public art installed by the UCSC Center for Labor Studies.

Hear the final report of Working for Dignity, the low-wage worker study of Santa Cruz County.  See public art created by study participants and members of the Working for Justice Project on the exterior walls of the Watsonville Civic Center and Main Library in downtown Watsonville.  Learn about working conditions, including workplace violations, in Santa Cruz County.  Take part in a discussion with local workers, small business owners, community organizations, and experts on the minimum wage about the statewide proposal to raise the minimum wage to $15/hour.  And learn about what you can do to help meet the needs of our community.  

English-Spanish translation and refreshments will be provided.

The CLRC is proud to cosponsor this free, public event with the UCSC Center for Labor Studies, California Rural Legal Assistance, UC Humanities Research Institute, Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County, and the Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County.

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