15 Arrested in Protests Over Documentation Firings

In a show of opposition to Pomona College’s decision to terminate 17 employees who could not verify their employment documentation before yesterday’s 5 p.m. deadline, 15 supporters of the terminated employees were arrested for refusing to move from the middle of an intersection this morning. The arrests were part of

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17 Employees Terminated Over Documents; Boycott, Vigil Extended

Pomona College fired 17 staff members yesterday, after those employees were unable to meet the college’s deadline for submitting updated work authorization documents. The terminations, which most directly affected dining services employees, marked the end of a three-week verification process that has provoked outrage from many organizations and individuals, both

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Pomona Reviews Employee Documents; WFJ Protests

Pomona College began checking the work authorization documents of 84 of its employees, provoking widespread outrage from many students, professors, and staff members. Supporters of Workers for Justice (WFJ), the pro-union group of Pomona dining hall staff, began demonstrating before dawn on Tuesday in opposition to what they saw as

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