08/29/2012

La Luz chosen by San Francisco Mexican Consulate as Community Forum Host during Labor Rights Week

Community Forum "Labor Rights for Agriculture Sector Workers"

Sonoma CA-- La Luz Center was chosen as a community agency to host Labor Rights Week to present the community forum "Labor Rights for Agriculture Sector Workers" on August 30, 2012. Labor Rights Week  (August 27, 2012- Septemeber 1,2012) activities are hosted by the San Francisco Mexican Consulate in collaboration with federal and local authorities, unions, and community organizations. The theme for this year is “Protecting Labor Rights is Everyone’s Responsibility.” and has the participation of consulates of Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua in addition to leading Mexican Consulate.

At the forum EEOC, OSHA, USDOL, UFCW, and Boxer & Garson representatives will provide compliance assistance materials, answer questions and take complaints. Representatives are bilingual and the forum is open to farmworkers as well as stakeholders of the farmworker community  For more information please for this forum call La Luz Center at 707-938-5131 Ext.106 and for more information about Mexican Consulate participation in Labors Rights Week,  you may contact Gabriela Madero atgmadero@sre.gob.mx  or at 415-354-1736.

  WHO: La Luz Center

  WHAT: Labor Rights Week: Community Forum "Labor Rights Agriculture Sector Workers"

  WHEN: Thursday, August 30, 2012, 6pm-8pm

  WHERE: La Luz Center , 17560 Greger St., Sonoma, CA 

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17560 Greger Street

Sonoma, CA 95476

707-938-5131

Mon-Thu 9am-5pm

Fri 9am-4pm