ORANGE, CA – Law enforcement officials today removed a noose hung outside the offices of the Orange County Labor Federation (OCLF). Tefere Gebre, OCLF’s executive director made the following statement on the matter:
“This was a cowardly act, designed to intimidate working families.
“We are unafraid. We are undeterred. We will redouble our efforts to create good-paying jobs and continuing fighting to protect workers’ rights.
“We may have differences on how best to create jobs, but we can settle our differences democratically.
“We are working with the authorities to bring these cowards to justice.”
For a status report on the investigation, contact the Orange Police Department.