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El Monte

(ĕl mŏn`tē), city (1990 pop. 106,209), Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1912. A residential, industrial, and commercial city in the San Gabriel Valley, El Monte manufactures furniture, electronic equipment, semiconductors, chemicals, and plastic and metal products. The population has increased by more than 40% since the 1970s, diminishing the walnut groves the city is known for. El Monte was founded in 1852 by westward-bound pioneers on the Santa Fe TrailSanta Fe Trail,
important caravan route of the W United States, extending c.780 mi (1,260 km) from Independence, Mo., SW to Santa Fe, N.Mex. Independence and Westport, Mo., were the chief points where wagons, teams, and supplies were obtained.
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Tour Stop #4 arrives at the sweatshops in El Monte, California. Before leaving this stop, we learn about the coalition between Thai Community Development Corporation, Korean Immigrant Workers Advocates, the Retailer Accountability Campaign and the labor attorneys from a number of organizations that assisted Thai and Latina workers to win more that $2 million from five companies in 1997.
Sometimes the women are not paid at all, almost enslaved, or even held captive in a factory like the El Monte, California, sweatshop where more than seventy Thai and Latino workers existed behind razor wire and locked gates until the August 2, 1995, raid that exposed this horror to the world.
Gregg Industries Inc., El Monte, California, has appointed Dennis Michels vice president of foundry operations.
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