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Part 3 of Janson Jones’ video of the September 25 True Diversity Dinner in Anchorage includes Hilton hotel workers protesting outside the Mayor’s Unity Dinner, and the speech of Assembly Member Elvi Gray-Jackson. Continue reading →
Parts 1 & 2 of video coverage of the September 25, 2009 True Diversity Dinner in Anchorage by Janson Jones of Floridana Alaskiana v2.5. Part 1 includes background on the summer 2009 fight for the Anchorage equal rights ordinance AO 2009-64; part 2 is a montage of Janson’s photos of the dinner.
Anchorage’s first Hotel Workers Rising March will be held September 30, 2009, 4:30 PM. United HERE Local 878 & supporters will march from the Sheraton to the Hilton, demanding a fair contract from Hilton management. Also: pics from Sep 25 picket outside Mayor’s Unity Dinner.
Workers fight for a fair contract with a union-busting employer — the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, where today two events featuring keynote speaker Lynn Swann are being held: an Alaska Republican Party fundraiser, and the Mayor’s Unity Dinner. Unity? — or union-busting?