The civil rights, labor and farm worker community is mourning the loss of Richard E. Chavez, long-time farm worker and civil rights advocate.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Some 30,000 California workers, many of them in the San Francisco Bay Area, are employed by mercados - Latino, Asian and other ethnic grocery stores numbering many recent immigrants among both workers and customers.
The United Auto Workers is launching a new drive to organize foreign-owned auto plants in the U.S., with the determined help of civil rights and other organizations.
The People's World interviewed Eliseo Medina, widely known as a highly successful organizer and immigrant rights advocate recently elected as the first Latino international secretary-treasurer with SEIU.
Thousands of transit workers and passengers rallied at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition on March 27 to demand federal funding for public transit systems nationwide.