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Videos: Justice for Janitors and the Fight for $15! - June 17 2015 in PDX

Here on portland indymedia are two videos from the June 17 "Justice for Janitors and the Fight for $15!" event. A protest and rally with speeches and interviews on the steps of Portland City Hall, then the march to the Pittock Building on 10th street. This was a march and rally to demand a just wage for janitors, city workers and laborers in the city of Portland.
(1) Rally at City Hall before the march:
 https://youtu.be/e_zC0Y2em2g [26:49 min video]

(2) 10th street march & rally:
 https://vimeo.com/131067381 [2:34 min video]

On Wednesday, Portland Jobs with Justice celebrated the 25 year anniversary of the Justice for Janitors victory with SEIU Local 49, 15 NOW PDX, Laborers Local 483, Instafab Workers Coalition for Justice, AFSCME Council 75, Ironworkers Local 29 and Shopworkers Local 518!

On Justice for Janitors Day 2015 (June 17), Janitors joined Portland City Workers, striking workers at Instafab and the fight for $15 in an exciting day of action. The day began with a rally for $15 at Portland City Hall and marched to other locations from there, finishing with the Justice for Janitors rally at 921 SW Washington Street.

Sponsored by Portland Jobs with Justice, SEIU Locals 49 & 503, AFSCME Council 75, Laborers' Local 483, and 15 Now PDX. With Union Ironworkers, Striking Instafab workers and janitors of the Pittock Building.
Demand $15 and justice in the workplace!

Protest Pictures:

[related announcement and pimc link]

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