The Daily Gazette: Pomona Terminates 17 Over Documents

From The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore College: Link to original article

By Nick Gettino
December 5, 2011

At Pomona, students boycotted the dining hall and held a vigil after the College terminated 17 employees who were not able to present updated work authorization documents.

The Student Life, a student paper at Pomona, writes:

The terminations, which most directly affected dining services employees, marked the end of a three-week verification process that has provoked outrage from many organizations and individuals, both within and beyond the Claremont Colleges.
Demonstrations against the college’s actions are expected to continue into the weekend, as two of the community’s most visible groups of protesters signaled that they would keep up their efforts. An impromptu alliance called the Concerned Students of Pomona College has continued to hold a vigil outside Alexander Hall, where some students spend their nights in tents. Meanwhile, members and supporters of Workers for Justice (WFJ), the pro-union group of dining hall workers, have called for a boycott of Frary Dining Hall through today.

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