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Nurses to Issue Impact Report, Urge State Officials to Save Daughters of Charity - by via National Nurses United
Registered nurses who work in five Daughters of Charity hospitals across California will hold a Sacramento press conference Wednesday to urge Attorney General Kamala Harris to approve the sale of the hospitals to a buyer that has pledged to stop the threatened closure of the hospitals and preserve critical healthcare services. Photo: Registered Nurses held a vigil on Dec. 12, in front of O'Connor Hospital in San Jose supporting the sale to Prime Healthcare.
Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:11PM
Cops And IFPTE 21 Push Hedge Funds While CCSF City Workers Unite Against Hedge Funds - by Labor Video Project
SF City And County Workers and Retirees protested the attempt to use city worker pension funds for purchase of hedge funds. The IFPTE Local 21 run by Bob Muscat and the Police Officers Association representatives were pushing for the use of city pension funds for these hedge funds. There are systemic conflicts of interests since some board members including Mayor Lee's appointee Wendy Paskin-Jordan has investments in hedge funds and actually sells them.
Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 12:06PM
UC Student-Worker Union Members Vote to Support Divestment from Israel - by via UAW 2865
HISTORIC: UAW 2865, UC STUDENT-WORKER UNION, BECOMES FIRST MAJOR U.S. LABOR UNION TO SUPPORT DIVESTMENT FROM ISRAEL BY MEMBERSHIP VOTE.
Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:45PM
From Ferguson To SF And The Murder Of Alex Nieto With Adriana Camarena - by Labor Video Project
At a conference called from Ferguson To San Francisco on December 6, 2014 at the Bayview Library Adriana Camarena discussed the murder of CCSF student and worker Alex Nieto.
Posted: Mon Dec 8, 2014 2:59PM
Nurses at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Ready to Strike to Stop Erosion in Patient Care - by via California Nurses Association
Registered nurses at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital (SVMH) authorized a strike, if necessary, to protest management's refusal to address issues that are fundamental to quality patient care at the facility and answer basic questions regarding their proposed restructuring plan. (Photo: Nurses attending the SVMH Board meeting in August.)
Posted: Fri Dec 5, 2014 11:13PM
A new contract for UESF? Why we’re voting NO. - by Adrienne Johnstone & Andy Libson
two SF educators make the case for members of United Educators of San Francisco to vote NO our proposed contract settlement
Posted: Wed Dec 3, 2014 6:01PM
Food Empowerment Project Announces Clif Bar Campaign Victory - by lauren Ornelas
Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.), a vegan food justice organization, announced today that Clif Bar & Company, an Emeryville, CA-based maker of popular energy bars, has agreed to disclose the country of origin for the cocoa used in some of their products. The move comes after years of pressure, including a Care2 petition that gathered more than 83,000 signatures. Today, the company contacted F.E.P. and detailed exactly which countries its cocoa comes from.
Posted: Tue Dec 2, 2014 6:34PM
Stop Workplace Bullying/Intimidation: Walmart Workers In BA Speak Out 2014 Black Friday - by Labor Video Project
Walmart workers with supporters protested at the Milpitas Walmart and Richmond Hilltop Walmart. They talked about the harassment and illegal intimidation tactics of Walmart bosses to bully and terrorize workers so they won't stand up for their rights.
Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 10:24AM
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