zine: clean carwash campaign

Download Zine: CLEAN Carwash Campaign

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  1. 1. Filthy Business By Haley MadiganThis car may not have a flat tire But were flat-out tired Of the vile conditions For LA car wash workers. Labor rights, health, safety: They should all be guaranteed. But on this side o the city, of These basic rights they still need. Put the pedal to the metal And give the workers a break. They hardly get paid at all While we just take, take, take. All the injustice, judgment, hate Can do more than just hu hurt, Cause dark skin does not equate To filthy, tainted dirt.
  2. 2. -MANY WORKERS ARE KNOWN AS PROPINEROS OR TIPS-ONLY WORKERS. -OFTEN WORKERS ARE NOT PROVIDED SAFTEY EQUIPMENT, THUS RISKING THEIR HEALTH FROM EXPOSURE TO HARMFUL CHEMICALS, FALLS AND SLIPS. -DURING BUSY SUMMER HOURS, THERE ARE OFTEN NO BREAKS, CAUSING HEAT EXHAUSTION, HEAT ILLNESS, AND DEHYDRATION. -THE VAST MAJORITY ARE IMMIGRANT WORKERS WHO DONT RECEIVE THEIR LABOR RIGHTS BEC BECAUSE THEY ARE SEEN AS MORE FLEXIBLE. -RACISM IS A HIGH CONTRIBUTING FACTOR TO WHY MANY CAR WASH WORKERS ARE MISTREATED OR OVERWORKED.
  3. 3. COMMUNITY L ABOR ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION NETWORKWE CLEANING UP INDUSTRY ARETHE