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Page 12-Sunday, March 25, 1979-The Michigan Daily
DbPickets
st c T TVR ask better
wages,
i conditions
(Continued from Page u
described the living conditions, which
include housing with no running water
or insulation, and inadequate elec-
tricity; Large families are often placed
in single or double room barracks, with
beds of nothing more than mattresses
spread across the floor. Often, he said,
he could not sleep when he lived in those
conditions, once going nearly three
months with almost no sleep.
Asked why the farmworkers simply
don't pack up and leave, he replied,
"People don't have information or
knowledge about what else to do."
RAY SANTIAGO, FLOC Secretary-
Treasurer, said the farmworkers are
a almost helpless in their plight. "This is
a way of life - farmworkers have
known farm work all their life.., it is
ingrained into their families. Most have
no real skills, this is the only work they
can find."
Santiago denounced the lack of
federal protection for farmworkers,
citing a complete absence of legislation
to help labor.
9 8 C-0 C 6 4 & 0"T h is is the only thing w e can do, w e
Daily Photo by DAN OBERDORFER have to come to the public."
A PICKETER shows his support for the FLOC boycott of Libby's and Campbell's
products in front of the Westgate Kroger store yesterday. TH E FARMWORKERS, according to
FLOC members, hope one day to be
able to sit down with the farmers and
_ _ _ _ _ _the canneries to share in the discussion
SATURDAY APRIL 21 l e about prices. They say yesterday's
H L AI O U S4R sR protest, and others around the midwest,
MortersA.are necessary to make the public aware
RESERVED SEATS $8.50-$7.50-$6.50 I, pofarmworker'splight.
G T-.T-A- T"If a company looks at declining
Tickets go on sale Wednesday March 28 at 10 am at the NMBgI,RI,I go -geen sales and sees that letters of protest are
being written in that area," Rice ex-
Michigan Union Box Office (763-2071 M-F 11:30-5:30).I contnued from Page plained, "maybe they will do something
Tickets also available at Falsetta's Market in Ann Arbor, NAT'L DENTAL BOARDS Housing, where the only rooters for aboutit."
NURSING BOARDS Penn were "all the Easterners.
and Huckleberry Party Store in Ypsilanti. Sorry, no Flexible Programs Everyone from Michigan was for Started in 1976, Ann Arbor's FLOC
ersonal checks accepted. TO order by mail send self MSrS a re MsU." chapter is the offspring of a group
pdders e ksampedenepedoe y mid e nd s Celf- LOYALTIES FOR football and called Science for the People. Members
addressed stamped envelope and money order/or certi- basketball teams seem to be different say that Ann Arbor was a likely site for
fied check tO: FOGELBERG, Michigan Union Box matters, though; at least to some. Bet- the group because of its politically ac
EeUCATnoNAL'sy Hayhall said, "I watched the game tive students.
Office, 530 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109. at a friends' house and even the staun-
Mail orders will be filled at the end of first day ticket sales. chest Wolverine football fans cheered Yesterday's protest at the Kroger
Te rt nfe rmatiinnPSpe seaCist - firceU1938nFoedInhora"WhenfitMcomes store, Rice added, was not aimed
Smoking and Beverages Strictly Prohibited in Hill Auditorium (313)662-31to football, it's Wolverines all the way, store really doesn't matter," he said
OLLaisFnR E r: Ci0-2 es,17 C2 but basketball seems to be different. "to ldon't matte rP's
PRESENTED BY U OF M'S OFFICE OF MAJOR EVENTS When it comes to basketball, it's tcouldjustaswellbeA&P."
lo r on Maorand i no SYY YerYYrYM ichigan pride that's m ost im portant."
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