César Chávez Memorial Unveiled

rnRepresentatives of La Unión de Trabajadores attended an unveiling of the new César Chávez memorial at the Department of Labor on Monday the 26th in honor of the work of the Pioneers of the Farm Worker Movement. As Secretary Hilda Solis said, “They were hard-working people of the land who asked only for dignity and fair treatment, and today we are proud to give them the Department of Labor’s highest honor.” rn

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rnThe UFW has worked for decades to improve health and safety conditions for fruit and vegetable pickers. Honorees included Dolores Huerta, Arturo Rodriguez current head of the United Farm Workers, and César’s son Paul F. Chávez. rn

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