Tuesday, December 09, 2008
San Francisco activists demonstrate in solidarity with Republic Windows & Doors workers Tuesday, December 9, 2008 By: Richard Becker Four arrested in support of factory occupation The protest drew the attention of hundreds of people in the downtown area, some of which joined the picket line. Among the speakers at the event were: Clarence Thomas, Executive Board member, International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 10; Frank Martin del Campo, member of the Executive Committee of the S.F. Labor Council; Richard Becker, ANSWER Coalition; and Gloria La Riva. The arrested activists were cited and released later in the evening. For more information on the Chicago plant sit-in, visit http://www.ueunion.org/ue_republic.html.
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