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30 Jan Fountain Valley Sodexo workers are going on strike

Join the picket line on Thursday, February 1, between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. • Rally at noon Location: 17100 Euclid Street, Fountain Valley Sodexo wages are so low that many of us need to collect and recycle cans to pay for basic necessities. Despite working 40 or more hours a week cleaning and disinfecting Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, we need to spend more hours collecting cans on the street and in our neighborhoods to pay our bills and provide for our families.Unfortunately, Sodexo is more concerned with profits than with providing fair wages and affordable health insurance for workers and adequate staffing levels and safety for our patients. While Sodexo brings in a billion dollars a year, its low wages, high turnover, and chronic short staffing are undermining our hospital’s infection-control standards. In 2016, the California Department of Public Health cited Fountain Valley Regional for 16 separate violations of the state’s infection control program, including failure to train and equip housekeeping staff to disinfect crucial patient care areas, including the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the Operating Room. We demand better wages and benefits and increased staffing.  ...

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10 Mar Coast Federation of Classified Employees, AFT Local 4794 campaign for equity and respect

Please support the Coast Federation of Classified Employees, AFT Local 4794, in their campaign for equity and respect. The CFCE Negotiations Team has hit a wall in negotiations and they need your support. How you can help: • Attend the Board of Trustees Meeting on March 15, 2017. The meeting starts at 5:00 PM in the District Office Board Room at 1370 Adams Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92636. Please wear your union colors. If you can speak in support during public comment, contact CFCE Executive Director Nate Banditelli at nbanditelli.x@cccd.edu or (714) 532-7134. • Sign Our Petition. Sign online petition and ask your friends, family, neighbors, and union sisters and brothers to sign. About CFCE: The Coast Federation of Classified Employees, AFT Local 4794, represents over 700 classified professionals who support students at Coastline Community College, Golden West College, Orange Coast College, and the Coast Community College District Office. Our campuses educate students in Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, and Westminster. We enroll students, assist them with financial aid, assist veterans, help students transfer to universities, feed students, assist faculty in the classrooms and academic department offices, and maintain the grounds and facilities. Contact: CFCE Executive Director Nate Banditelli at nbanditelli.x@cccd.edu or (714) 532-7134. FLYER...

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