A flyer calling for supporters of striking workers to attend a solidarity rally for Somma Waterbed workers.

Solidarity Rally for Somma Mattress Workers, 1985

Workers at the Somma Mattress company in East L.A. faced a tough battle after voting to join the International Ladies Garment workers in January 1985. The company refused to bargain with the union and fired 32 union activists. The immigrant workers rallied the community with a boycott campaign and rolling strikes. Learn More