Events 2009

Labor and Social Justice Fair 2009

Labor Movement artLabor and Social Justice Fair

Save the Date: Thursday, April 30th, 2009
Loker Student Union, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Together with more than twenty-five unions and social justice groups, high schools and local colleges, we are planning a career and educational event to commemorate May Day. From noon to nine p.m. Thursday April 30th, we will have booths from each organization, workshops on key issues, as well as cultural programming and refreshments.

The event is jointly coordinated by the Labor Studies Dept. and the Labor Studies club.

This is going to be a historic event! To get involved, contact
or or call 310-243-3640.

Workshops include:

This event made possible with generous support from our sponsors, to date:

  • Academic Professionals of California
  • American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employ CA District 36
  • American Federation of Television and  Radio Artists
  • Associated Students, Inc.
  • California Faculty Association
  • California Faculty Association A Dominguez Hills Chapter and Statewide Chapter
  • California School Employees  Association
  • Communications Workers of America Local 9400, 9588, and CWA Southern California Council District Council
  • Diane Middleton Foundation
  • Interdisciplinary Studies Dept.  CSUDH
  • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 11 and Local 45
  • International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63
  • Laborers Training School
  • Los Angeles College Faculty Guild, Local 1521 American Fed. of Teachers
  • Los Angeles County Federation of Labor - AFL-CIO
  • Orange County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO
  • Pile Drivers Local 2375 Piping Industry Progress and Education Trust Fund
  • Screen Actors Guild
  • SEIU Local 721 and Local 1000
  • Sociology Dept. CSUDH
  • Southern California District Council ILWU Local 26
  • Teamsters Local Union No. 572
  • Toro Productions
  • United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local No. 324
  • United Steelworkers
  • United Teachers of Los Angeles' Collective Bargaining Education Project

List of the organizations that are going to have booths:

  • Academic Professionals of California
  • American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
  • California Faculty Association
  • Clean Campaign
  • Clergy & Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE)
  • Colombia Peace Project
  • Communications Workers of America
  • California School Employees Association
  • Cure for CVS now! (CTW)
  • Dolores Huerta Labor Institute
  • Electrical Training Institute
  • Enlace--transborder membership organization
  • Frente Indigena de Organizaciones binacionales (FIOB)
  • Glaziers Local Union 636 Apprenticeship
  • Housing Rights Center
  • Industrial Workers of the World
  • Ironworkers 416
  • Jewish Labor Committee/Western Region
  • Laborers Training Center
  • LA Community Action Network
  • LA Trade Tech Labor Center
  • Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
  • National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON)
  • Older Adult Center - CSUDH
  • Orange County Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
  • PIPE Trades
  • Plumbers Local 78
  • Pride at Work
  • Public Allies Los Angeles
  • S. California Floor Covering JATC
  • Screen Actors Guild
  • SEIU - United Long-Term Care Workers’ Union #6434
  • SEIU - United Health Workers
  • SEIU 1000 Statewide Public Sector Workers
  • SEIU 1877 (Service Workers in Orange County)
  • SEIU 721 S.CA Public Sector Workers
  • Sociology Dept./CSUDH
  • Southern CA  Library for Social Studies & Research
  • Teamsters 572
  • Team-Up for Youth
  • UCLA - Labor Occupational Safety & Health
  • UCLA Labor Center
  • UCLA Underground Undergrads
  • Union de Vecinos promoting civic participation
  • United Food & Commercial Workers Union
  • United Steelworkers #675
  • UniteHere! Local 11 (Boycott Team)
  • US Steelworkers
  • Women in Non-Traditonal Employment Roles (Winter)


Labor Essay Competition [PDF]

Art Contest Guidelines [MS Word Doc]

Schedule of events for Labor and Social Justice Fair

May Day Presentation [MS PowerPoint]

Sign Sheet for Volunteers [MS Word Doc]

Turn Around America 2009 [MS PowerPoint]

May Day and the Struggle for the Eight Hour Day in California by David Sackman [PDF]
J. David Sackman is a lawyer who has been working for the rights of workers and immigrants for several decades, with the UFW, CRLA, and now with the firm of Reich, Adell &  Cvitan. He has taught Labor Law in the Labor  Studies program of Cal. State Dominguez Hills. This article contains excerpts from the book he is working on: The History of California Labor Laws: 1910-2010, a sequel to the book by Lucile Eaves cited in the Article.
All opinions expressed are those of the author.

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