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calendar The Fight Against Privatization Of Education & Public Services Conference 120_privatization_equals_corruption_education.jpg original image ( 400x300) - by United Public Workers For Action
City College Of San Francisco CCSF Science Building Hall Room 100, Ocean Campus, SF
Event Date:Sat Oct 18, 2014 10:00AM
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:22PM
document Stop ZIM Action Committee Thanks Supporters of Zim Shanghai Pickets and ILWU Local 10 stop_zim_action_committee_thank_you_letter.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Longshoreman's Daughter
The Stop ZIM Action Committee thanks participants and supporters of the Zim Shanghai blockade on Saturday, September 27, and salutes ILWU Local 10 longshore workers for honoring the picket lines.
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:44AM
document Liverpool Dockers Solidarity with ILWU Local 10 and Oakland Community Picket of ZIM Ships liverpool_solidarity_with_ilwu10.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Longshoreman's Daughter
Following the successful blockade of the Zim Shanghai at the Port of Oakland on Saturday, September 27, Liverpool dockworkers both past and present sent the following statement of solidarity to ILWU Local 10 longshore workers, for refusing to cross community picket lines against the Israeli-owned ZIM ships. All day Saturday the Zim Shanghai was prevented from doing business in the Bay Area and sent back out to sea with all its cargo untouched. For several days in August another ZIM ship, ...
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:21AM
text Making Sense of the CETA, 128 pp - by Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives
An analysis of the final text of the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement
Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2014 10:51AM
image Bay Area activists again prevent unloading of Israeli ship 120_picket_zim_0.jpg original image ( 618x462) - by Charlotte Silver, Electronic Intifada
Labor and Palestine solidarity activists in the San Francisco Bay Area came together again in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday morning, September 28, to greet a cargo ship from the Israeli line Zim at the Port of Oakland.
Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 9:31PM
calendar Zim Blockade Continues - All Out to the Picket Line! 120_stop_zim.jpeg original image ( 300x300) - by
Gather at West Oakland BART 451 7th St, Oakland, California 94607
Event Date:Sun Sep 28, 2014 5:00AM
Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:59PM
calendar San Francisco Living Wage Coalition Meeting - by Karl Kramer
Redstone Building, 2940 16th St, Room 301 (16th St. betw. Mission and South Van Ness) (#12, 14, 22 buses, or 16th St BART) Map of location: http://tinyurl.com/8wbvhbr
Event Date:Wed Oct 15, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 7:07PM
image Israeli Zim Shanghai At Standstill In Oakland By ILWU Action & Picket Line 120_zim_picket_ricardo9-27-14.jpg original image ( 2048x1536) - by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 10 longshore workers refused to work the Israeli Zim ship Shanghai on September 27, 2014 and over 200 picketed the SSA terminal 57 in solidarity with Palestinian trade unionists and people against the military attack on Gaza
Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 4:01PM
image Santa Cruz Dream Inn Workers Rally for a Fair Contract 120_santa-cruz-dream-inn-protest-september-26-2014-1.jpg original image ( 700x467) - by Alex Darocy
On September 26, workers held a rally at the Santa Cruz Dream Inn to send a strong message to the owners of the landmark hotel that they are demanding a fair contract with meaningful wage increases. Dream Inn workers are presently without a contract and have been negotiating with the hotel for months. Owners are proposing they take a three-year wage freeze followed by 1% and 2% raises in the fourth and fifth years. "We can barely support ourselves now and the Dream Inn wants to make it worse ...
Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 3:57PM
image Forum On Richmond Progressive Alliance, Workers And Marxism 120_plummer__stacie_end_corruption.jpg original image ( 620x427) - by United Public Workers For Action
A forum was held on Sunday September 21, 2014 on the Richmond Progressive Alliance and Marxism with a focus on it's role in labor struggles in the City of Richmond and the bullying of city workers to stop the exposure of corruption by Leslie Knight the former Human Resource Director and the cover-up of this corruption by Richmond city manager Bill Lindsay.
Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:49AM
image Workers Speak Out At Oakland Climate Rally 120_cna_climate_rally_protest_oakland.jpg original image ( 526x523) - by Labor Video Project
Trade unionists including teachers and nurses spoke out about the climate crisis in Oakland. Also Boots Riley spoke and performed for the rally. He called for workers to take over the economy
Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2014 8:26AM
text Video: "The Roosevelts," 7 episodes - by www.pbs.org
FDR lived out boundless enthusiasm and boundless optimism. 45,000 schools were built and 7,800 bridges built; social security, minimum wage and 4 million jobs within two or three months show the welcoming side. FDR preserved the capitalist system in a time of its unwinding.
Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 2:17PM
calendar Labor Movements in Vietnam 120_labor_movements_in_vietnam.jpg original image ( 1063x1375) - by Shelby Minister
48 S. 7th St. San Jose, CA 95116
Event Date:Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:38PM
image Golden Gate Bridge Workers Strike To Protect Their Healthcare And Fight Cost Shifting 120_p1270716.jpg original image ( 4320x3240) - by Labor Video Project
Golden Gate Bridge workers joined an unfair labor practice strike on September 16, 2014 against attacks on healthcare and cost shifting demands by management.
Posted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:14AM
text How Neoliberalism Gained Hegemony - by Armin Thurnher and Thomas Zotter
The pressing question is why do the masses vote against their own interests and applaud those who champion goals opposed to their well-being or welfare? Ideas prevail because power is on their side, not because they are better...Neoliberalism went from a sect after 1945 to cultural hegemony. Even the World Bank and the World Trade Organization were founded in the Keynesian spirit to regulate international competition. In 1972 the Chamber of Commerce spent $900 million for its propaganda goals.
Posted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:16AM
calendar SF Living Wage Coalition Meeting - by Karl Kramer
Redstone Building, 2940 16th St, Room 301 (16th St. betw. Mission and South Van Ness) (#12, 14, 22 buses, or 16th St BART) Map of location: http://tinyurl.com/8wbvhbr
Event Date:Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:41AM
text Block the Boat Diary - by Daniel Borgström
a day to day account from the picket lines blockading the Israeli ship ZIM Piraeus for 4 days in August, finally chasing it back to see only partially unloaded. Most of the goods bound for Oakland wound up in Asia. http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/unpublicized-impact-successful-bds-action
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:22PM
image Ironworkers Wildcat In San Francisco To Protest Contract Vote Process And Declining Wages 120_ironworkers_wildcat_strike_banner.jpg original image ( 2048x1536) - by Labor Video Project
Ironworkers in a wildcat strike in San Francisco protested a contract and concessions that have left them behind economically. They make less money than Laborers and other building trades workers.
Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:52AM
image CWA Rank and File Give T-Mobil CEO John Legere The Business In San Francisco 120_cwa_t-mobil_sf_rally.jpg original image ( 2048x1536) - by Labor Video Project
T-Mobil CEO John Legere came to San Francisco on September 10,2014 for an "exclusive" advertising event. He was met with dozens of CWA rank and file members protesting the attack on union and democratic rights of T-Mobil workers who have been fired and retaliated against for seeking to form a union.
Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:36PM
calendar The Lessons Of Ferguson For Working People And Our Unions 120_ferguson_cbtumarchesinferguson.jpg original image ( 1080x721) - by SEIU 1021 SF General Hospital Chapter
SEIU 1021 San Francisco 350 Rhode Island St/17th St. San Francisco
Event Date:Fri Sep 19, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 8, 2014 1:13PM

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