Thursday, April 04, 2013

Petition from 205 (and counting) faculty at UM is delivered to President Shalala's office

Today, at noon, Simon Evnine, Philipp Schwind, Tim Watson, Linda Belgrave, Gina Maranto, and Pat McCarthy went to deliver to President Shalala a petition signed by 205 faculty members, asking the university to support the Chartwells workers in their fight for a fair wage and for justice and dignity. President Shalala was out of the country unavailable [the original wording was a mistake by the writer of this post, for which we apologize], but her personal assistant received the petition and we impressed upon her how much we would like to meet with the President to talk about our concerns. The text of the petition, and a list of signatories (updated all the time), is here.

And here are some photos of the event:


Anonymous said...

Hmmm, President Shalala was at the SEEDS dinner tonight.

faculty for workplace justice said...

Anonymous, thanks for your comment. Please see the corrected text in the post. The writer was mistaken on this point.

Todd said...

This is great!