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March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement - by Autonomous Students
March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 10:55AM
Students End Hahn Occupation - by Alex Darocy
Students at UC Santa Cruz left the Hahn student services building today after occupying it for nearly 18 hours. Approximately 30 students decided as a group to leave; all of them were undergraduates. Before exiting the building they cleaned the area they occupied and then sang songs of solidarity and protest. The occupation was in support of UC workers and in continued opposition to the appointment of Janet Napolitano as president of the University of California system.
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 10:36AM
UCSC Students Shut Down Registrar, Occupy Hahn Building (part 2, photos) - by Alex Darocy
On March 5, students at UC Santa Cruz rallied in support of UC workers and in continued opposition to the appointment of Janet Napolitano as president of the University of California system. After a short rally at Quarry Plaza, students eventually marched to the Hahn student services building, which they decided to occupy indefinitely.
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 3:25AM
UCSC Graduate Student Workers Receive Demands, Cancel Strike - by via UAW 2865
Graduate Student Workers at UC Santa Cruz announced on March 4 that, after two days of discussions, management has given in to all of their demands. The results: No more underpaid undergrad TAs, back pay ($6000 each) for all those who've already been in that position, serious reduction in TA workload for poorly planned Arts department classes, and a committee established to make recommendations for class-sizes with equal voices for labor and management.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 7:39PM
As UC Continues Bad Faith Bargaining with Patient Care Workers, ULP Strike Vote Scheduled - by AFSCME 3299
Oakland: The University of California’s largest union, AFSCME 3299, has announced that its 13,000 Patient Care Technical Workers will vote on whether to authorize an Unfair Labor Practice Strike on March 12th and 13th.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 1:19PM
Solidarity Rally for South Korean Rail Workers, San Francisco, 2/25/2014 - by Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
On February 25th, 2014, a United Front rally was held in front of the Korean Consulate in San Francisco in defense of the Korean Rail Workers Union (KRWU). This is the third demonstration in the last four months. At the last rally (January 17, 2014), the Korean Consulate, working with the US State Department, attempted to disrupt the rally by organizing right-wing Koreans in a counterdemonstration. The right wingers also attempted to disrupt this rally, but this time they were outnumbered an...
Posted: Mon Mar 3, 2014 8:45PM
Farmers target four Sprouts locations to save Gill Tract farm - by Boycott Sprouts
On Saturday afternoon, urban farmers demonstrated at Sprouts grocery chain locations in Petaluma, Fremont, Sunnyvale, and Mountain View. The farmers held banners, distributed flyers, and mic-checked messages urging customers to shop elsewhere until the chain agrees not to pave over the historic Gill Tract farm in Albany.
Posted: Sat Mar 1, 2014 10:16PM
AFSCME 3299 Cancels Strike, Announces "Historic" Agreement for UC Service Workers - by AFSCME Local 3299
Oakland: The University of California and AFSCME 3299 have reached an historic, tentative, 4-year contract agreement for the system’s 8300 Service Workers. As a result, next week’s scheduled strike by AFSCME 3299 represented UC workers has been cancelled.
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:59PM
At UCSC Rally, Students Continue to Seek Napolitano's Resignation and Justice for Workers (video/x-flv 33.6MB) - by Alex Darocy
Students rallied at UC Santa Cruz on February 26 to continue to protest the hiring of Janet Napolitano as president of the University of California system. "We say no to Napolitano, yes to worker demands," organizers stated in an announcement for the event where students also expressed solidarity with UC Service Workers represented by AFSCME 3299, who will be striking statewide on March 3-7. [Top video: Mic Check at McHenry Library]
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:04AM
"Defend The Right To Strike For Korean Workers " SF Rally For Korean Feb25 General Strike - by Labor Video Project
Trade unionists, activists and youth rallied on February 25, 2014 at the Korean consulate in San Francisco to support the general strike in Korea against repression and the attack on the railway workers and other workers in Korea who are fighting privatization
Posted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:09PM
Immigrant Rights Action: Sit-in Blocks Major Intersection in E. Palo Alto - by R. Robertson
250 people marched in E. Palo Alto for immigration reform today. There was a sit-in in the middle of a busy intersection in front of IKEA that blocked traffic.
Posted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 4:17PM
UC Student Worker Justice Network Demands Fair Contract for AFSCME 3299 Workers - by UC Student Worker Justice Network
We, the Student Worker Justice Network, are a coalition of students, staff, faculty and community members working for fair wages and just working conditions for UC workers, and we demand a fair contract for AFSCME 3299 service workers in the University of California system.
Posted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:49PM
Solidarity Rally for South Korean Rail Workers - by Steve Zeltzer
South Korean Consulate in San Francisco 3500 Clay St. San Francisco, CA
Event Date:Tue Feb 25, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:53AM
SF Court Workers Demand A Halt To Sexual Harassment & Workplace Bullying - by Labor Video Project
SF court workers who are members of SEIU 1021 have faced flagrant sexual harassment and workplace bullying by the managers of the courts. They rallied and protested in front of the courts on February 20, 2014 and were joined by other public workers.
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:08AM
UC Service Workers Announce Five Day Strike - by AFSCME Local 3299
Oakland: With negotiations over wages and staffing at a stalemate, the 8300 University of California Service Workers represented by AFSCME 3299—the lowest paid workers at UC--have given ten day notice that they will strike March 3rd-March 7th.
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2014 5:15PM
Solidarity Call for February 25 People’s Strike in Korea-Solidarity Needed Globally & SF - by Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
There has been an international call for action in support of Korean workers who are organizing a general strike on Feb 25. There will be a solidarity action for the Korean workers and people at the Korean Consulate in San Francisco on Feb 25 at 4:00 PM a 3500 Clay St./Laurel in San Francisco. For more information go to www.transportworkers.org
Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:59PM
SEIU Protest for Healthcare at Twitter's Headquarters (audio/mpeg 36.0MB) - by Rubble
On Wednesday, February 12, SEIU 1021 sponsored a noon time rally for improved public employees' healthcare. The theme was “End Twitter Tax Breaks; Improve Healthcare, Housing, Transportation and Education”. The rally started at the corner of Van Ness and Market, and then proceeded down Market Street to continue in front of Twitter headquarters. Supervisors Campos and Avalos were main speakers along with several union workers and reps. (20 minutes)
Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2014 4:43PM
SEIU Marches on Twitter - by Michael Steinberg
Today in San Francisco members of Service Employees International Union 1021 rallied and marched on Twitter.
Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:59PM
Stop Twitter Tax Subsidies & Attacks On Health Care Benefits SEIU1021 SF City Workers Rally - by Labor Video Project
San Francisco city workers who are members of the 17,000 chapter of SEIU 1021 marched and protested at Twitter because of their tax subsidies while members are taking pay cuts for more healthcare costs. The rally took place on February 12, 2014.
Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 8:57PM
Stop Spying On The People-SF Protest Over Government Corporate Spying - by Labor Video Project
An international protest was held against spying by the NSA and other government and private companies. In San Francisco a rally was held at the AT&T offices and Mark Klein a former AT&T CWA technician spoke.
Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:38AM