Jono Shaffer is a Los Angeles based organizer with SEIU who worked on and helped lead the Justice for Janitors Campaign in Los Angeles.
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015
25 Years Later: Lessons from the Organizers of Justice for Janitors
On June 15, 1990, the Los Angeles Police Department viciously attacked immigrant janitors who were striking for the right to organize in Century City, Los Angeles. In a story that is now all too familiar, the police claimed they were defending themselves. Only later, when TV news footage exposed...