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Protesters should be Given a little more Time at CHSWC Meetings - by reposted
The Commission on Health and Safety And Workers Compensation which is run by Ca AFL-CIO Legislative Director Angie Wei has tried to prevent the public and injured workers from speaking out and asking questions at the commission meetings.
Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:10AM
United States Port Actions End Business as Usual For Israel - by Steven Argue
“An injury to one is an injury to all! Tear down the Israeli Apartheid wall!” Declared third generation Oakland ILWU member Clarence Thomas at a rally of 2,000 to 3,000 people that marked the beginning of pickets and demonstrations that drove the Israeli Zim Piraeus ship from the Port of Oakland with only about 2% of its cargo unloaded. The call for these pickets and strike actions originally came from the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) which has asked worke...
Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:05AM
Class Cancelations at City College! (video/quicktime 188.3MB) - by D.Boyer
On Monday August 25, 2014 students gathered in RAM plaza to make their voices heard over the fact that vital classes are getting canceled.
Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 2:14PM
Israeli Ship Blocked in Oakland - by Steve Martinot
The Palestine solidarity movement in the East Bay successfully blocked an Israeli ship from being fully unloaded. In the process, serious malfeasance by the Port of Oakland occurred in its collusion with the ship, and against the community and the longshore union (ILWU).
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 2:32PM
Longest Blockade of Israeli Ship in History - ZIM ship turned away from SSA in Oakland! - by AROC
For four days straight the San Francisco Bay Area community blocked the Israeli ZIM ship from unloading at the SSA. And today, we salute the rank and file workers of ILWU local 10 for standing with us against Israeli Apartheid by honoring our pickets and letting the ship go from the SSA terminal yesterday afternoon!
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:30PM
Major Victory Against Israel Apartheid Regime-Zim Lines Ship Piraeus Forced To Leave Port - by Tansport Workers Solidarity Committee
In a major labor victory against the Israeli Zim Lines, their ship the Piraeus was forced to leave the Port of Oakland after a mass march, picketing of berth 57 and the refusal of ILWU Local 10 and ILWU Local 34 to work the ship under armed police from the Oakland police department and Alameda County deputies.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 4:51PM
Israeli Ship Continues to be Successfully Blocked at the Port of Oakland - by Steven Argue
The call for this strike action originally came from the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) which has asked workers around the world to refuse to handle Israeli goods.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 2:45PM
Keep The Israeli Zim Ship Stranded-Zim Ship Stuck In Port Of Oakand - by Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
Labor and community pickets from Oakland won the support of ILUW workers at the Port of Oakland on the evening of August 18 when they refused to cross the picket line. Over 100 police were there to escort the longshore workers in but most union members refused to cross and were later sent home. More support is needed to keep the racist Israeli government's ship stranded in the port of Oakland
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 5:36AM
Zim Ship Stranded In Oakland! The Labor Community Picket Against Zim Ship In The Port - by Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
All Out At Pier 57 in the Port Of Oakland to Stop The Israeli Zim Ship Piraeus. Support needed on the docks to stop the ship from loading and unloading. The Transport Workers Solidarity Committee was able to picket and stop ILWU Local 10 and ILWU Local 34 members from crossing the solidarity picket line to stop any work on the Israeli Zim Line Piraeus. it is now stranded in the Port of Oakland. The unions of Palestine and South Africa have called for an international labor boycott of Israe...
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:15PM
Mass March & Picket At Oakland Port To Stop Israel's Zim Line Ship Piraeus To Protest Crimes In Gaza - by Labor Video Project
Thousands marched on the Port of Oakland to stop the Zim Line ship Piraeus from loading and unloading cargo at the port.
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 5:01AM
UESF Teachers And Education Workers Demand Living Wages At Strike Vote - by Labor Video Project
UESF teachers and education workers took a strike vote at Washington high in San Francisco on August 14, 2014. The district management is refusing to increase their real income leaving many teachers with declining incomes.
Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 3:50PM
Berkeley High Teacher Brian Crowell On (B-PAR) Program & The Attack On Public Education - by Labor Video Project
Brian Crowell, a Berkeley High school teacher and Berkeley Federation of Teachers shop steward discusses the Berkeley Peer Assistance and Review (B-PAR) program and how it was used to target senior teachers and involved the Cathy Cambell the president of the BFT.
Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:28PM
RNs at Community Health Systems Hospital Set Three-Day Strike August 14-16 in Watsonville - by via National Nurses United
Registered nurses at Watsonville Community Hospital in Watsonville, Ca. will hold a three strike beginning Thursday, August 14 in the latest protest against demands by hospital executive for sharp reductions in health coverage, and the hospital’s refusal to address concerns about patient care conditions, especially safe staffing. Nurses will speak out at a rally on thursday at noon in front of the hospital.
Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 6:33PM
The AFT, Education, Common Core, Privatization, GreenDot/Concept Gulen Charters (video/mp4 259.1MB) - by Labor Video Project
The national AFT had a booth at the 2013 Netroots convention in San Jose in June. Shaun Richman who is the AFT deputy director of organizing talked about their support for good charters including the "Green Dot" charter which he claimed was a non-profit operation.
Posted: Fri Aug 8, 2014 2:34PM
Biotech Dangers, Biotech Workers, Industry And Our Health & And Safety With Becky McClain - by Injured Workers National Network IWNN
Becky McClain, a molecular biologist at Pfizer was fired for making health and safety complaints and then was retaliated against by the company and government officials controlled by Pfizer. She talks about the systemic dangers of biotech and the corporate control of government agencies responsible for the protection of health and safety of biotech workers and the public.
Posted: Fri Aug 8, 2014 8:56AM
Protest Staples Post Offices with APWU! - by Susan Hammer
Staples, Downtown Berkeley, across from Pegasus bookstore. Shattuck & Durant, Berkeley, CA
Event Date:Sat Aug 9, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Aug 7, 2014 7:00AM
Stop The Israeli Massacre In Gaza-Full Support For Labor Community Mass Picket At Zim Line - by Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
The Transport Workers Solidarity Committee TWSC has called for an international blockade of all Zim shipping line operations. It supports the action at the Port of Oakland on August 16 and is organizing for similar action at the Ports Of Los Angeles and Seattle when the Zim Line ships arrives. Also South African COSATU and the Palestinian trade unions have called for an international labor blockade of all Israeli shipping and transportation.
Posted: Wed Aug 6, 2014 11:33AM
Fed Up! SF Tech Buses Blocked-Stop Tech Evictions -Seniors/Teachers/Artists/Hotel Workers - by Labor Video Project
Seniors, union workers and community supporters stopped tech buses on August 1, 2014 at 24th and Valencia to protest the epidemic of evictions caused by the City of San Fracisco which has allowed tech buses to bring thousands of silicon valley workers to the City pushing up prices and evictions.
Posted: Fri Aug 1, 2014 10:18PM
Oakland City Council's $12.25 minimum wage proposal shot down - by Lynda Carson
The July 29 Oakland City Council measure to raise the minimum wage to $12.25 failed, leaving it up to the voters to pass a $12.25 minimum wage increase proposal in November!
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:55AM
Word Processor: A review of the Bay Area's 'Processed World' in 'The Baffler' - by Office temp
Processed World was an ostensibly subversive magazine aimed at office workers and others who worked in SF's Financial District in the 1980's.
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:23AM