The struggle for Workers’ Rights Heats up at The University of Maryland: Impatient for worker rights

Picture of the persident’s mansion that is undergoing a $5,000,000 renoovation as workers struggle to meet the necessities of daily life while putting up with harsh abuse at the site of exploitation — work. Monday, March 26, 2012 Solomon Comissiong, author of this piece,  is a frequent  contributor to Dailycensored.  Readers can use the search engine […]

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. […]

Fourth Solidarity Forum for Workers Rights and Respect at University of Maryland

On Friday July 15th, 2011 at 7:00 PM in the Nyumburu Cultural Center (www.nyumburu.umd.edu), the Black Faculty and Staff Association (www.bfsa.umd.edu) on the campus of the University of Maryland will be hosting the Fourth Solidarity Forum for Workers Rights and Respect. You are all encouraged and welcome to attend this important solidarity based event. As […]

University of Maryland workers being sexually abused

http://www.diamondbackonline.com/news/more-staff-members-allege-office-abuse-1.2226833 It took university housekeepers several minutes to muster up the courage to report mistreatment by their employers at a forum Tuesday designed to give a voice to those who have long been silent. But as they took their turns at the microphone, reports of alleged sexual harassment, racial discrimination and abuse at their on-campus […]