Tag: United Farm Workers

Robert F Kennedy Jr. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)

Democrat Leadership Battle: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Protests with UFW

With the Clintons and the Obamas pushed off liberalism’s pedestal, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. tried to pick up the Democratic mantle on Friday by joining the United Farm Workers’ (UFW) union in a Fresno protest against President Donald Trump’s promise to deport criminal illegal aliens.

Cesar Chavez (Jay Galvin / Flickr / Creative Commons)

Janitors Rally for Jerry Brown’s $15 Wage on Cesar Chavez Day

Hundreds of unionized janitors held a peaceful rally, and an apparent strike, at Roxbury Park in Beverly Hills on Thursday to support Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed new law to raise the minimum wage to from $10 to $15 by 2023.