Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Eliza Gilkyson - Slouching Towards Bethlehem - Thirsting for Justice in Austin

Eliza Gilkyson plays Slouching Towards Bethlehem at the Vigil & Hunger/Thirst Strike for Justice in Austin, organized by the Workers Defense Project/ Proyecto Defensa Laboral.

We (Workers Defense Project) are asking City Council to pass an ordinance to guarantee construction workers the right to rest breaks and clean drinking water. Last summer in Austin, Jeffrey Louis Willenborg died from heat exhaustion after working several days in construction. "These deaths are absolutely preventable, there is no reason why we should have anyone working under these types of conditions," states WDP board member Hector Hernández.


This is a ZGraphix production.

Produced by Jeff Zavala


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