For immediate release
March 22, 2007
Activist and Union President Call on Hospital to Help Superior Health Linens Workers
WHAT: Press conference following visit by Danny Glover and Bruce Raynor to St Mary’s Hospital. Glover and Raynor will challenge the hospital to support the struggle by low-wage, primarily Latino workers at Superior Health Linens to improve their working conditions. Glover and Raynor will then speak at a rally at the Capitol to protest Wisconsin’s enactment of the state’s REAL ID laws.
WHO:Danny Glover, Actor and Activist
Bruce Raynor, General President, UNITE HERE
Superior Health Linen workers
UNITE HERE members from Wisconsin and throughout the Midwest
Student labor activists from the University of Wisconsin and the Midwest region Community leaders
WHEN: Saturday March 24, 1:45 pm
WHERE: Across from St Mary’s Hospital on the corner of Wingra and S. Mills St.
WHY: St. Mary’s Hospital continues to contract with Superior Health Linens despite growing community concern over Superior workers’ poverty wages and lack of affordable health care.
“We cannot live without workers like the ones at Superior