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calendar May Day #SHUTITDOWN! 120_maydayshutitdown11x17_.jpg original image ( 1120x1720) - by May Day #SHUTITDOWN
The Bay Area
Event Date:Fri May 1, 2015 5:30AM
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 5:51AM
text Santa Cruz City Council Members to Initiate Discussion of Local Minimum Wage - by Alex Darocy
Mayor Don Lane, Vice-Mayor Cynthia Mathews, and Council Member Cynthia Chase have submitted a proposal to be heard by the Santa Cruz City Council on Tuesday, April 28 which if passed, will direct city staff to research the subject of a local minimum wage.
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 1:34AM
document EASTWEST #11: An Anarchist Newspaper newa-11.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by EASTWEST
New issue of EastWest features anarchist analysis of the role of the police and the courts in this racist and capitalist system, as well as a look at the recent struggles of fast food workers in the Bay Area. Action and repression news discuss recent happenings, and an in depth report discusses the ongoing struggle at Knowland Park in Oakland. Happy May Day!
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:51AM
calendar May Day #SHUTITDOWN - Anticapitalist Rally and March! 120_6a00d834515f8469e2015436c5d3f0970c.jpg original image ( 960x640) - by
LATHAM SQUARE - BROADWAY AND TELEGRAPH - OAKLAND - CA
Event Date:Fri May 1, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:48AM
text Salinas Nurses Hold March and Vigil to Protest Hospital’s Staffing Cuts - by via California Nurses Association
More than 150 registered nurses, their families and supporters are expected to attend a march and candlelight vigil Thursday to protest worsening patient care conditions at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital and a proposal by management to reduce nurse staffing levels.
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:54PM
calendar May Day 2015 International Workers' Day Rally - by Jean Piraino
Town Clock Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Event Date:Fri May 1, 2015 4:30PM
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:35AM
calendar Labor Against Police Terror ILWU Port Shutdown and Rally - by orion
We will gather at the ALREADY SHUTDOWN port at 9am for an hour long rally which will be at the APL gate near berth 62 close to the overpass (parking is available along Adeline close to 6th & 7th). oakland ca,
Event Date:Fri May 1, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:05AM
image Workers And Community Speakout In SF For Workers Killed & Injured On The Job, Sewol Victim 120_wmd_sf_protesters_.jpg original image ( 1803x1533) - by Injured Workers National Network IWNN
Injured workers, health and safety advocates, OSHA whistleblowers and community people fighting for justice for the Korean Sewol ferry victims rallied, marched and spoke out in San Francisco on April 18, 2015. They also protested the Trans Pacific Partnership which will push further deregulation weakening health and safety standards and also privatization of healthcare and public services on the Pacific Rim
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 3:25PM
image 3 #FightFor15 Protests in 1 Day, Featuring Robert Reich 120_fight_for_15__2__robert_reich_15_apr_2015_9.jpg original image ( 1920x1080) - by Peter Menchini
Occupy the Farm activists joined in with allies in #FightFor15 to campaign for worker rights, healthier food and an increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Peter Menchini documented the three actions with three short videos. The first video, "Fight for 15 #1 The McDonald's on San Pablo", has a duration of 4:08. The second, "Fight for 15 #2 Robert Reich Goes to McDonald's", is 7:02, and the third, "Fight for 15 #3 Gill Tract Farmers & #FightFor15 Go to Sprouts", is 6:33.
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:15PM
image Driscoll’s Berry Boycott and Labor Dispute Intensifies 120_fair-world-project.jpg original image ( 264x114) - by via Fair World Project
Nearly 10,000 Consumers Tell Driscoll’s: Don’t Do Business with Sakuma Brothers Farm until they Negotiate Fairly with Farmworkers
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 12:36PM
image Alleging Labor Abuses, U.S. and Mexican Workers Call for Boycott of Driscoll’s Berries 120_driscolls.jpg original image ( 640x478) - by via Rachel Luban, In These Times
Driscoll's is headquartered in Watsonville, California. In 2008, Driscoll's was named "business of the year" by the Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. The company has fields in California, Florida, Mexico, and Australia.
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:54AM
image Berkeley demonstration for $15 at site of 60’s Free Speech Movement 120_berkeley-fightfor15-april152015.jpg original image ( 520x309) - by Marilyn Bechtel, People's World
BERKELEY, Calif. - Low wage workers - fast food, child and home care, security and more - were joined by dozens of area unions and community organizations Apr. 15 in a massive demonstration for $15 and a union. The action began with a rally at historic Sproul Plaza on the University of California, Berkeley campus, site of the famed Free Speech Movement in the mid-1960s.
Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:13PM
image Less than one lifetime: Eyewitness to nuclear development, from Hunters Point to Chernobyl 120_hunters-point-shipyard-naval-radiological-defense-laboratory-kept-prisoners-civilians-in-bomb-shelter-simulating-nuclear-attack-courtesy-timepix.jpg original image ( 300x257) - by repost
Dr. Janette D. Sherman talks about the health and safety affects of nuclear weapons and nuclear plant meltdowns around the world. She was in Hunters Point and was personally familiar with the health and safety issues there
Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 1:36PM
image Activists protest Sprouts Grand Opening 120_dsc_4096.jpg original image ( 4155x2731) - by Kelly Johnson
Gill Tract, Occupy the Farm Activists protest the San Rafael Sprout's Grand opening.
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:55PM
image The fight for $15 takes Oakland by Storm 120_dsc_3998.jpg original image ( 2287x1519) - by Kelly Johnson
Activists from Oakland rallied and marched in the fight for a $15 minimum wage
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:16PM
image Week of Success! Fight for Fifteen, Boycott Sprouts, and EIR Lawsuit! 120_gilltract-permacultureactionday-2015.jpg original image ( 720x932) - by Occupy the Farm
Thank you for all of your support over the past month. From our first Boycott Sprouts action at Walnut Creek at the beginning of March, to the third (and fourth!) ones on April 15, this month has been packed to the gills with success stories and community mobilizations of support. There are still more big days coming up right around the corner — thank you for sticking with us for this ride!
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 1:52PM
image "No Justice No Peace" Bay Area Workers & Unions Rally for $15 & A Union On April 15, 2015 120_seiu__uc_berkeley__15_an_hour.jpg original image ( 900x580) - by Labor Video Project
Fast food workers and unionists rallied and marched in San francisco at the McDonald's 24th St. cafe and also rallied and marched from UC Berkeley on April 15, 2015
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:05PM
text RNs Call for Accountability Standards on Non-Profit Hospital Charity Care - by via California Nurses Association
Will California finally require non-profit hospital giants to live up to their obligation on provision of charity care and community benefit programs in return for the windfall in taxpayer funded revenues they receive in return for their tax exempt status?
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 12:26PM
calendar May Day 2015: Block the Tech Commute 120_pietro-3.jpg original image ( 1006x731) - by
Outside the MacArthur BART station along 40th Street
Event Date:Fri May 1, 2015 7:30AM
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2015 2:03PM
image SEIU USWW Local 1877 San Francisco Park Merced Janitors Picket After Terminations 120_seiu_usww_local_1877_janitors_picket_park_merced_4-14_15.jpg original image ( 2048x1536) - by Labor Video Project
SEIU USWW Local 1871 janitors were terminated from their jobs by a new contractor at the Park Merced Project in San Francisco. They set up picket lines on April 14, 2015 while replacement workers were being signed up to take their jobs.
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:45PM

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