We beat Rio Tinto in Boron, now let’s beat them in Quebec
Solidarity from L.A. union members helped 600 families beat a 15-week lockout by Rio Tinto at the company’s U.S. Borax mine in Boron.
Now Rio Tinto is going after 780 families at a huge aluminum smelter in Alma, Quebec, Canada. The company locked-out these families on December 31, 2011 after they dared to oppose Rio Tinto’s subcontracting scheme that’s destroying good jobs in their community.
Three of the locked-out smelter workers will be coming to the Southland to participate in solidarity actions to pressure Rio Tinto to end the lock-out.
Come to the L.A County Fed and give these brave Quebec workers a big and warm L.A. Labor welcome!
Lunch will be provided.
WHEN: Wednesday, February 22 at 11:00AM
WHERE: LA County Federation of Labor, 2130 W. James M. Wood Blvd., Los Angeles
Please RSVP at 213-381-5611, ext. 121.
Comments from old site:
Thanks a lot for your interest to the fight of 9490
Thanks you all, for standing up and fight in Ontario,Québec, Canada,
in U.S , in all North America. Thanks for your support and the friendship
you bring to us. This fight, is all our fight. this is not simply a question of
charity,but it’s all about SOLIDARITY. This way making Us, and give us the
welling to stand for each other, and be proud for this comitment of support,
respect and friendship… Thaks you, and be sure to be always welcome in our
city of hospitality.
Thank you very much for your support !