Bancroft Obreros Unidos Strikers | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Bancroft Obreros Unidos Strikers

Bancroft Obreros Unidos Strikers | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Elevated view of 150 workers rallying as a part of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) protest against poor working conditions of migrant farm workers in the State. They are waiting for the results of the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) hearing.<p>WERC reaffirmed that processors are de facto employers, and orders union election after hearing in Waushara Courthouse with Chairman Morris Slavney.<p>Strikes, rallies and marches in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos, an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.<p>Huelguistas de Obreros Unidos en Bancroft, Wisconsin<p>Vista elevada de 150 trabajadores manifestando como parte de la protesta de Obreros Unidos contra las bajas condiciones de los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes en el estado. Están esperando los resultados de la audiencia de la comisión estatal de relaciones laborales o Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC). WERC reafirmo que productores eran empleadores de facto y ordenó una elección sindical después de una audiencia en el tribunal o Waushara Courthouse con el presidente Morris Slavney. Las huelgas, manifestaciones, y marchas en Wisconsin fueron organizadas por Obreros Unidos, un esfuerzo independiente del sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas durante los años 1960.</p>
DESCRIPTION
Elevated view of 150 workers rallying as a part of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) protest against poor working conditions of migrant farm workers in the State. They are waiting for the results of the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) hearing.

WERC reaffirmed that processors are de facto employers, and orders union election after hearing in Waushara Courthouse with Chairman Morris Slavney.

Strikes, rallies and marches in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos, an independent farm worker labor union effort in the 1960s.

Huelguistas de Obreros Unidos en Bancroft, Wisconsin

Vista elevada de 150 trabajadores manifestando como parte de la protesta de Obreros Unidos contra las bajas condiciones de los trabajadores agrícolas emigrantes en el estado. Están esperando los resultados de la audiencia de la comisión estatal de relaciones laborales o Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC). WERC reafirmo que productores eran empleadores de facto y ordenó una elección sindical después de una audiencia en el tribunal o Waushara Courthouse con el presidente Morris Slavney. Las huelgas, manifestaciones, y marchas en Wisconsin fueron organizadas por Obreros Unidos, un esfuerzo independiente del sindicato de trabajadores agrícolas durante los años 1960.

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:92690
Creation Date: August 24 1967
Creator Name:Giffey, David
City:Bancroft
County:Portage
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:South Madison oral history project and migrant farmworker photographs, 1966-1971, 1999-2000
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:digital file
Original Format Number:1114000080
Original Dimensions:5669 X 3387 pixels
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Information about Wisconsin migrant labor and grape boycotts from: Salas, Jesus and Giffey, David. "Lucha por la justicia: Movimiento de los trabajadores migrantes en Wisconsin = Struggle for Justice: The Migrant Farm Worker Labor Movement in Wisconsin." David Giffey, Photos by. Madison, Wis.: Wisconsin Labor History Society; 1998. 15 p., and the Wisconsin Labor History website.
SUBJECTS
Migrant labor
Clothing and dress
Coats
Eyeglasses
Hats
Rural areas
Hispanic Americans
Men
Outdoor photography
Women
Youth
Civil rights
Automobiles
Buses
Roads
Trailers
Agriculture
Commercial buildings
Shrubs
Trees
Administrative agencies
Demonstrations

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