FRESNO (CBSLA) — Longtime civil rights activist and labor union leader Dolores Huerta was arrested once again — this time during a protest in support of Fresno home care workers.

The 89-year-old was one of a handful of protesters handcuffed and escorted out of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday who said they were there to demand a living wage for workers.

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Eight protesters, including Huerta, were arrested for allegedly failing to disperse after being told to do so.

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Huerta and five others were reportedly released with misdemeanor citations. Two others were booked into the Fresno County Jail for allegedly obstructing the doorway of a public business establishment and resisting arrest.

Earlier this year, Huerta was honored by the city of Los Angeles for her tireless efforts to promote civil rights, help low-income families and fight for fair wages for all workers.

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Huerta founded the National Farmworkers Association with Cesar Chavez, which later became the United Farm Workers.