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Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA

Group name: Student Equality Commission Website:
Contact: Samori Camara Email:

Campaign background: The Student Equality Commission is demanding that all workers at Louisiana State University earn a living wage. As many as 60% of the facilities services workers are forced to work two jobs because they make less than the poverty line working at LSU and that alone will not support a family.

Campaigns News & Updates:

Apr 5, 2006 - SEC holds Living Wages protest - "They held signs that said, “Honest wages for honest workers,” and, “Will work 4 living wages,” and passed out fliers, stickers and buttons to onlooking students..." [read more]
-The Daily Reveille

Mar 29, 2006 - Paying Living Wages - "In response to this unfortunate circumstance, the Student Equality Commission is petitioning the University to increase custodial wages. We applaud this, and we wish to count ourselves as supporters of the drive toward a living wage for the workers on the lowest end of the pay scale..." - The Daily Reveille


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