H2B hunger strike update

Posted on June 3, 2008. Filed under: learning, media that matters, video | Tags: , , , , , , |

I have been unable to follow the progress of the H2B workers from India. However, updates can be found at these sites:

http://www.neworleansworkerjustice.org/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nolaworkerscenter/

Very good video clip at:
http://newsproject.org/node/52

I believe the Indian H2B workers are on day 21 of their hunger strike.

So far, on Regulations.gov I see no comments yet
submitted on DOL’s recently published proposal to amend and streamline the H2B process which can be found here: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/E8-11214.pdf.
The period for public comment will close July 7..

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Hey Erik!
Just got this info via the Farmworker Justice Resourcec Group at my hubby’s church, which recently mobilized to bring food & supplies to the non-hunger-striking workers in DC:
WHAT: Rally to support the Alliance of Guestworkers for Dignity.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 11th @ 12:00pm.
WHERE: Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
http://www.dcjwj.org/node/226


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