Invitation to Solidarity and Fact-Finding Mission in New Orleans, Louisiana

Invitation to Solidarity and Fact-Finding Mission in New Orleans, Louisiana I would personally like to invite you to join our growing campaign for “Justice for Grand Isle Shipyard Filipino Workers”, one of the most significant campaigns of my lifetime, headed by NAFCON, the International Migrants Alliance-USA (IMA-USA), and the New Orleans-based National Guestworkers Alliance (NGA). […]

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MIGRANTE Northern California Workers Stand In Solidarity with Filipino Workers and Victims of Grand Isle Shipyard in New Orleans

For Immediate Release February 6, 2013 Reference: Mario De Mira, MIGRANTE Northern California, mario@filipinocc.org, (415) 333-6267 ┬áMIGRANTE Northern California Workers Stand In Solidarity with Filipino Workers and Victims of Grand Isle Shipyard in New Orleans In November 2012, an explosion on a Gulf Coast oil platform, owned by Black Elk Energy and staffed by Grand […]

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In This Modern Era, Equality and Justice Still Eludes Filipinos in Louisiana

In This Modern Era, Equality and Justice Still Eludes Filipinos in Louisiana by F. J. “Ned” Valen, M.D. January 22, 2013 Having lived and practiced medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana for over 40 years (since 1970), I’m familiar with the working conditions of oil platform workers in the state; they usually work comfortably in 2-weeks-on […]

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