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UAL IBT Teamster Mechanics At SFO Picket For A Contract On Eve Of Thanksgiving Holiday - by Labor Video Project
IBT UAL mechanics picketed at the SFO airport against the failure to get a contract for over 2 1/2 years and continued concession demands
Posted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:12PM
Shut Down Whole Foods Distribution Center - by Tim Maher
6035 Giant Rd Richmond, CA
Event Date:Fri Nov 21, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 1:56PM
Activists 'Block the Boat' to end Israeli Apartheid (video/mp4 55.2MB) - by Rasheed Shabazz
Over 200 people marched to the Port of Oakland to protest Israeli occupation of Palestine on Oct. 26.
Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 12:04AM
New CA Ebola Mandate Inspired by NNU Appeal to Gov. Brown, Sets National Model - by via National Nurses United
Following a worldwide day of actions of 100,000 registered nurses and health workers demanding substantial improvements in safeguards for the deadly Ebola virus, California officials have announced landmark mandatory Ebola guidelines that should be a model for federal and state action for all U.S. hospitals, National Nurses United said on November 14.
Posted: Sun Nov 16, 2014 3:45PM
With Longshore Workers Support How Protests Against Israeli Bombing of Gaza Stopped Zim Sh - by Jack Heyman Chair TWSC, Retired ILWU 10
ILWU Local 10 longshore workers were critical in stopping work on Zim ships in Oakland. The Transport Workers Solidarity Committee with other activists and maritime workers organized for an ongoing picket of the Zim Piraeus and the Stop Zim Action Committee which the TWSC was part of picketed the Zim Shanghai at SSA at the Port of Oakland in September and was successful in stopping the ship from being worked. This was the first time that a Zim ship was completely prevented from being worke...
Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:05AM
Strikes by California RNs Kick Off Actions for Patient Safety and Ebola Precautions - by National Nurses United
Two-day strikes starting Tuesday that affect nearly 20,000 registered nurses at 86 Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics, a Sutter hospital in Tracy, and Watsonville Community Hospital kicking off a wave of protests at 15 states and the District of Columbia over eroding patient care conditions symbolized by inadequate Ebola safeguards at most U.S. hospitals.
Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 5:07AM
Whole Foods Workers Demand A Response From Regional Boss - by Tim Maher
Whole Foods Market Northern California Regional Office 5980 Horton St, Emeryville, CA 94608
Event Date:Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:30PM
Posted: Sun Nov 9, 2014 5:06PM
IWW workers take on Whole Foods in San Francisco - by Marc Norton, 48 hills
NOVEMBER 7, 2014 – Three days ago, Bay Area voters raised minimum wages in San Francisco and Oakland. There were also successful campaigns to raise minimum wages in Alaska, Arkansas, Illinois, Nebraska and South Dakota.
Posted: Sun Nov 9, 2014 11:20AM
We Are Not Prepared For Ebola! NNU CNA UCSF Nurses Demand Mandatory Protocols - by Labor Video Project
NNU CNA nurses spoke out at the University of California medical center that they are not prepared for Ebola. They said they have not been trained and also do not have the proper protection equipment.
Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2014 10:56PM
Dream Inn Workers Keep Pressure on Management During Contract Negotiations - by Alex Darocy
On October 17, workers, union reps, labor organizers, and community supporters returned to the Santa Cruz Dream Inn for a second rally in a month's time as workers at the hotel continue to demand a fair contract during negotiations. Management wants workers to take a three-year wage freeze, with raises limited to 1% and 2% in the fourth and fifth year. Dream Inn Workers have been negotiating with the Dream Inn for several months now and this offer continues to be unacceptable to them.
Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:44PM
Stop Lying And Cheating Us-Uber Drivers Protest At World Headquarters In SF - by Labor Video Project
UBER workers rallied and spoke out at the world headquarters of UBER in San Francisco in a global protest day on Thursday October 22, 2014 against the attack on their working conditions and pay.
Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:07AM
California Leads the Way in the “Block the Boat” Movement - by Ben Norton, Counterpunch
Fighting the Occupation on the West Coast
Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2014 1:27PM
Block The Boat - March for Palestine - SUNDAY (date change) - by @BlockTheBoat
Meet at West Oakland BART
Event Date:Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:42PM
SF SEIU 1021 Court Workers ULP Strike For Wage Increases And Against Workplace Bullying - by Labor Video Project
San Francisco court workers who are members of SEIU 1021 shutdown the courts to protest a failure to bargain over wages and also workplace bullying that has targeted workers at the San Francisco courts. They charged that public employees face a rampant epidemic of bullying in the workplace that is causing serious harm in the workplace.
Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 3:13PM
WW 10-11-14 From Ferguson To Andy Lopez And Alex Nieto In California - by WorkWeek Radio KPFA
In special programming on KPFA WorkWeek radio we look at the connection between Ferguson and The Bay Area
Posted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 5:49PM
Mountain View's Lack-Luster Minimum Wage Increase: Who is the Problem? - by R. Stevens
Despite a council chamber filled with proponents of a minimum wage increase that would come closer to matching Seattle's $15 an hour, the Mountain View City Council only approved an hourly rate of $10.30. Vice-Mayor Jack McAlister is a business owner who should recuse himself; council member John Inks claims that most people work minimum wage jobs only temporarily, although the evidence shows otherwise.
Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2014 2:19PM
10/11 KPFA Live Streaming-From Ferguson To The Bay Area - by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
There will be special programming on the KPFA streaming channel on From Ferguson To The Bay Area on Saturday between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM at www.kpfa.org streaming channel
Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2014 9:56AM
Only Tiny Increase to Minimum Wage in Google's Backyard - by Tsurugi/Robertson
Rents are expensive in the Silicon Valley city of Mountain View, California, home to Google and LinkedIn. For people working for minimum wage there is no money left for food, clothes, health care, transportation or education, after paying monthly rent. Often they share apartments with strangers, while others live in their cars. Despite this, on October 9 the city's council voted against all proposals for increases to the minimum wage except one allowing the tiniest of increases. "We cannot be...
Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2014 2:59AM
KPFA Pacifica Flashpoints Slashed By Management With Collusion of CWA 9415 Union Officials - by repost
KPFA programmers Brian Edwards-Tiekert in collusion with management of KPFA and Pacifica ED Margy Wilkinson is seeking to destroy the activist news program Flashpoints by illegally laying off people without regard to seniority. They are doing this collusion with CWA 9415 union official Christine Huggins and pro-managment stewards at KPFA.
Posted: Thu Oct 9, 2014 9:49AM
Tell No Lies - a book review - by Mike Rhodes
Dolores Huerta, UFW co-founder says “Tell No Lies is a vivid account of the 1970's United Farmworkers Union. Read this novel to understand the dangers faced by organizers and all who worked with them.”
Posted: Wed Oct 8, 2014 4:47PM