Pomona dining hall workers have called a vote for Oct. 20, which, if passed, will authorize union organizers to call in a strike in their fight for higher wages.
Beyond the dining hall: Get to know three members of Pomona’s staff
In light of the recent rally to support the Pomona College dining hall workers, TSL sat down with three members of the staff to learn about their lives beyond the meals they cook in Claremont. Here are three of those people to know.
Conoce a parte del equipo de cocina de Pomona: Olga, Teo y Jesús
Traducido por Sara Garza Durante el Día del Trabajo este año, miembros de la comunidad de los 5Cs se juntaron para apoyar a los trabajadores de los comedores de Pomona College en su lucha para incrementar sus salarios. Mostrando solidaridad hacia los trabajadores, cientos de estudiantes y empleados de Pitzer
Hundreds rally on Labor Day calling for raises for Pomona dining workers
Despite 103-degree weather this Labor Day afternoon, hundreds of Claremont Colleges students, Pomona College dining hall workers and local labor organizers showed up to a rally outside Frary Dining Hall in support of raising wages for Pomona kitchen staff.
As students pressure Scripps to drop Sodexo, president announces dining services committee
Scripps College’s contract with Sodexo, a food services company that operates prisons in other countries, is set to expire in 2020, and students have been putting pressure on the administration to not renew its contract. More than 40 students protested the school’s involvement with the French multinational company outside Malott
‘Just not enough’: Pomona students rally for improved mental health care
More than 100 students rallied at Pomona College’s Smith Campus Center on Monday to demand that the Pomona administration improve services for students with mental health issues, especially students from marginalized communities. The rally was organized by a coalition of 5C student groups under the name Students for an Accountable