Seven Students Arrested for Supporting Emory Worker Rights

On Monday, April 25, seven students were arrested on Emory’s campus. They were staging a protest on behalf of some of the lowest paid workers at Emory, those employed Sodexo.

The students describe what happened here.

An open letter from 188 professors addressing the situation is here.

A petition from Emory graduate students is here.

A longer statement from one of the arrested students is here.

Video of the arrest is available here, here, and here.

Overview of the students’ issues with Sodexo is here and here.

Video from the “Sodexo Truth Tour” on Emory’s campus is here.

Fact sheet about Sodexo at Emory is coming soon.

Website of Students and Workers in Solidarity, the Emory student group coordinating protests, is here.

Information about labor protests on other campuses is here.

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