August 28, 2018 – SEIU1021 SF Members Fight Racism & Monsanto Poisons Workers & Children

WorkWeek Radio looks at the systemic racism and workplace bullying at the San Francisco Department of Public Health and the City and County of San Francisco with Brenda Barros who is the SEIU 1021 San Francisco General Hospital chapter president and Cheryl Thornton who is a SEIU 1021 Potrero Hill Health Center steward who was retaliated against for whistleblowing and for her fight against the privatization of the health center. They also discuss the discharge of former DPH director Barbara Garcia.
Next, WorkWeek looks at the recent court decision against Monsantos which is owned by the Bayer company for causing cancer in school district worker Dewaye “Lee” Johnson. He was contaminated with Roundup which a Bay Area jury voted unanimously caused his cancer.
WorkWeek interview the co-founder of the UFCWA Al Rojas who is also with the Sacramento Labor Council For Latin American Advancement and Dr. Bill Rothman who has been campaigning against the use of Roundup and other pesticides at schools and other government districts in Marin County.
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