Jimmie Martinez Oral History Interview
Jimmie Martinez talks about his work as a Grocery worker and manager at Safeway, Furrs, and Smith's in Santa Fe, NM. He shares his experience starting with his Retail Clerks (UFCW Local 1564) union membership in 1961 until his retirement in 2002. Martinez shares his community service as a Santa Fe School Board member, a Santa Fe City Councilor, a leader in the National Hispanic Caucus of the National School Board Association, and as a sponsor of the Santa Fe Living Wage Ordinance (2004).
NM UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers) Local 1564; Albuquerque; Santa Fe. Union negotiation and pension; equality of women at work; equality of pay; strike for wages; change in grocery stores; Santa Fe School Board; Santa Fe City Council; National Hispanic Caucus of the National School Board Association; Santa Fe Living Wage
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Pinkey, Diane; Jimmie Martinez; and Richard Wood. "Jimmie Martinez Oral History Interview." (2016). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/wphnm/9