BAMN Defends Affirmative Action and 10 Percent Plan in University of Texas Case at U.S. Supreme Court

http://www.bamn.com/affirmative-action/bamn-defends-affirmative-action-and-10-percent-plan-in-university-of-texas-case-at-u-s-supreme-court BAMN is the lead plaintiff in the case challenging Michigan’s version of the anti-affirmative-action Proposition 209 of California. This case is pending before the en banc panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. See Coal. to Defend Aff. Action v. Regents of the Univ. of Mic higan, 652 F.3d […]

Your World News to interview Tim Baldauf, a student at the University of Maryland, who is fighting to help end workplace abuses at the University of Maryland

Picture of the campus of the University of Maryland http://www.blogtalkradio.com/umd-bfsa/2012/03/05/students-fighting-workplace-abuse-at-university-of-maryland This episode we spoke to Tim Baldauf, a student at the University of Maryland, who is fighting to help end workplace abuses at the school he attends—University of Maryland. This interview he breaks down some important issues and why he (and many other students) felt […]

University of Maryland employees (mostly custodians, housekeepers, and facilities workers) have come forward with allegations of sexual abuse, racial discrimination, physical abuse, and hateful verbal abuse (too name only a few)

On August 18, 2011, the Justice at Maryland Coalition for Workers’ Rights facilitated a Worker’s Panel and Press Conference. This event featured various workers from the University of Maryland who gave their heart-wrenching  testimonials detailing years and years of workplace abuses aimed against them and their co-workers. Listed below are video clips from that event. […]

Scores of University of Maryland employees (mostly custodians, housekeepers, and facilities workers) have come forward with allegations of sexual abuse, racial discrimination, physical abuse, and hateful verbal abuse (too name only a few)

On August 18, 2011, the Justice at Maryland Coalition for Workers’ Rights facilitated a Worker’s Panel and Press Conference. This event featured various workers from the University of Maryland who gave their heart-wrenching  testimonials detailing years and years of workplace abuses aimed against them and their co-workers. Listed below are video clips from that event. […]

The University of Maryland Workers' Rights Coalition Demands an end to Workplace Sexual Abuse, Racial Discrimination & Disrespect

The past several months have marked the University of Maryland (College Park), with turmoil, struggle, pain, and solidarity. This all stems from the reprehensible climate of racial discrimination, sexual abuse and mistreatment that many employees are met with each time they step on campus. Most of these employees are housekeepers, custodial staff, and facilities workers. Many […]

Fourth Solidarity Forum for Workers Rights and Respect at University of Maryland took place on July 15th: workers and students gather to organize

As I wrote at dailycensored.com on July 7th, 2011: “In recent months, University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) facilities employees (custodial staff, housekeepers, groundskeepers, facilities workers, etc.)  have likened their work conditions to those of a “plantation” and “Nazi camp.” One UMD employee stated: “I’m surprised someone hasn’t come in with a gun or a […]