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Workers Protest

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(before 2003)

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Many employees of the state are getting together to protest the way they are treated at work. These people are not happy. They feel that minorities are being discriminated against.

This group of people says that minorities are not being treated fairly at work. They think that minorities are accused of doing things wrong more often than other people. They also feel that workers are getting in trouble if they file complaints.

One woman who worked for the state for fifteen years was fired. She does not think that she should have lost her job. This woman is angry and feels that she was discriminated against because of her race.

When people were running for the office of governor one man spoke about taking care of racial discrimination. Many minorities liked what he had to say and voted for him. This man became governor but many minorities do not feel he has done anything to help them.

This group of people is very unhappy about their working conditions. They do not feel that they are being treated fairly. They gathered to protest what they are calling discrimination against minorities in the workplace.

(This was adapted from an original story provided by News10 KXTV Sacramento.)

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