Lax rest break laws lead to death of construction worker
Working families hold vigil to urge passage of mandatory rest breaks
DALLAS, TX – Workers Defense Project will hold a vigil Tuesday, Aug. 11 beginning at 8 p.m. at the corner of Young and Akard streets in front of Dallas City Hall to remember Roedny Granillo, 25, who died while working at a construction site in Melissa.
Who: Workers Defense Project, North Texas construction workers, Dallas City Council members
What: Vigil to demand mandatory rest breaks
Where: corner of Young and Akard streets, in front of Dallas City Hall
When: Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 8 p.m.
Visuals: candles, right to rest signs, altar, supporters in matching Workers Defense T-shirts, three dozen people
Workers Defense Project staff and north Texas construction workers will be available earlier in the day for interview requests.
Workers Defense Project (WDP) is a statewide organization winning good jobs for low-wage workers. For more information, go to www.workersdefense.org, or follow WDP on Twitter @WorkersDefense.