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calendar Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting - by John Torok
SEIU Local 1000 union hall 436 14th St Ste 200
Event Date:Tue Aug 11, 2015 6:15PM
Posted: Sat Aug 1, 2015 11:52AM
image Are NUKE Workers/Communities Safe? OSHA, NRC/AEC Captured Agencies Say Whistleblowers 120_cvr-power-plant-2008-bwneg.jpg original image ( 420x110) - by Labor Video Project
Two nuclear whistleblowers, IBEW 1245 PG&E nuclear control technician Bob Rowen from Humboldt Bay Nuclear power plant and Darrell Whitman who is an AFGE 2371 steward and Federal OSHA lawyer discuss the dangerous health and safety conditions at nuclear plants and the complete failure of Federal agencies to protect workers and the public
Posted: Sat Aug 1, 2015 9:46AM
image Stop Retaliation & Hanging Noose Incidents: Defend Recology IBT 350 Member Daryl Washington 120_img_1640.jpg original image ( 3264x2448) - by Labor Video Project
Labor and community activists spoke out at the recology company in San Francisco over a racist hanging noose incident and retaliation against IBT 350 whistleblower Daryl Washington. Workers pointed out that workplace bullying is going on at many other places
Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 2:58PM
image Puerto Rico: Labor and The Fight Against Neoliberalism and Colonialism Presentation 120_puerto_rican_teachers_seiu_pirates.jpg original image ( 939x704) - by Labor Video Project
Javier Córdova spoke in San Francisco about the labor struggles in Puerto Rico and the attack on education and public services.
Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 9:39AM
audio Tiel and Cairo Kwame talk with Gahiji about Threads of Truth Clothing and its pol message (audio/mpeg 28.0MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Tiel and Cairo Kwame talk with Gahiji Akil Lumumba Barrow about their clothing line Threads of Truth, its political message of liberation and police brutality as well as bringing focus to political prisoners.
Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:19AM
image LAO Notes "Significant Uncertainty" of Reed/DeMaio Pension Reform Measure 120_public-employees1.jpg original image ( 384x313) - by Steven Maviglio
Nonpartisan Review Questions Impact on Current Employees, Legality, Death & Disability Benefits
Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:17PM
text Greece demonstrates - by International Communist Party
At the end of yet another «historic» marathon session Brussels negotiations between the Greek government and its creditors, a «definitive» agreement has yet again been found to «resolve" the Greek crisis: Greek Prime Minister Tsipras and his team have come to accept as a condition for new loans to the virtually bankrupt Greek government, a plan of austerity measures significantly harsher than he had rejected a week earlier and against which he had, supposedly, held a referendum! The only...
Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:55AM
image The Importance of Building a Labor/Community Alliance 120_img_3141.jpg original image ( 1280x960) - by Mike Rhodes
Interview with Ruben Zarate about the importance of building a Labor/Community alliance and electoral politics. Photo below: Ruben Zarate is the labor relations representative of the Laborers’ International Union of North America and the political affairs director of the CLC.
Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:01AM
text Santa Clara County workers vote to ratify contract - by via SEIU 521
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22 – Santa Clara’s largest labor force has voted to approve a four-year contract that lays the groundwork for recovery of public services which had faced substantial recessionary cuts in years past.
Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:55PM
image NNU Statement on Black Lives Matter and the Health Impact of Societal Racial Disparities 120_black_lives_matter_national_nurses_united.jpg original image ( 640x300) - by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United joins with the AFL-CIO and activists across the United States in urging all presidential candidates to address the pervasive problems of racial and economic justice that have so stained our nation.
Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:51PM
image WW On AFA UAL Picket at SFO, AFT Weingarten & Hillary Clinton & Hanging Noose At Recology 120_weingarten__randi_clinton_foundation__clinton_global_initiative.jpg original image ( 959x639) - by WorkWeek Radio KPFA Pacifica
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio on 7/21/15 looks the recent CWA AFA United Airlines picket at SFO and the issues facing flight attendants. WorkWeek then hears from Washington (DC) Teachers Union Vice President Candi Peterson about AFT Pres Weingarten's endorsement of Hillary Clinton and the issues of privatization, charters and testing. Last WorkWeek hears about a protest that will be held against hanging nooses and workplace bullying at SF Recology from Daryl Washington, a member of IBT 350 wh...
Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2015 8:15AM
text Nurses Invite Pope Francis to Meet to Discuss Health Effects of Climate Crisis - by via National Nurses United
Leaders of unions representing leading nurses and other healthcare workers in 18 countries from every major continent are requesting a meeting with Pope Francis during his upcoming visit to the U.S. to discuss ways to work together to combat the alarming health effects of the climate crisis and other environmental degradation.
Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2015 4:40PM
calendar SF Picket Rally Against Hanging Nooses At SF Recology 120_hanging_noose_with_african_american_worker.jpg original image ( 522x920) - by United Public Workers For Action
San Francisco Recology 501 Tunnel Avenue San Francisco
Event Date:Mon Jul 27, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 8:53AM
calendar Oakland Livable Wage Assembly - by John Torok
SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall 436 14th St Ste 200 Oakland
Event Date:Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:15PM
Posted: Fri Jul 17, 2015 4:43PM
image Contract Now! CWA AFA UAL SFO Flight Attendants, Teamsters and Other Workers Demand Contr 120_cwa_afa_ual_sfo_rally.jpg original image ( 3264x2448) - by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of CWA AFA Flight attendants, IBT UAL mechanics and pilots joined the picket lines on an international day for action on July 16, 2015 including at SFO
Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:19PM
calendar 7/16/15 CWA AFA UAL Flight Attendants Picket SFO UAL For A Contract 120_afa_cwa_franfurt_picketers1_7_2011.jpg original image ( 600x450) - by CWA-AFA
SFO Location: Departure level, United Terminal 3, SFO International Airport
Event Date:Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2015 9:11AM
image The Lessons of ILWU Local 10's May Day 2015 Action Against Racist Killings 120_ilwu10_may_day_2015_march_.jpg original image ( 2048x771) - by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 10 and LaborFest organized a meeting to look at the lessons of ILWU Local 10's May Day Action against racist killings.
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 11:48PM
calendar Colombian GM Injured Workers Have Human Rights Rally/Protest Monday August 3, 3015 4:00 PM 120_colombian_gm_workers_gm_asotrecol.jpg original image ( 937x623) - by United Public Workers For Action
San Francisco Colombian Consulate 595 Market St. San Francisco
Event Date:Mon Aug 3, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 11:29PM
image IBEW 1245 Officials Whoring For PG&E In SF-Supports Corrupt Utility Bosses And Nukes 120_ibew_rat_union_busting.jpg original image ( 480x320) - by repost
IBEW 1245 officers have colluded and conspired with corrupt officials of PG&E and Michael Peevey, formerly of the California Public Utility Commission. They attended a dinner honoring him after he was forced out and they have refused to defend their members who have fought for health and safety and been whistleblowers at gas lines and nuclear plants. This company union is in favor of nuclear power and against public power which is exactly the line of the privately owned utilities.
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:01PM
text Reduced Working Hours as a Socio-Economic Investment - by Michael Schwendinger and Martin Risak
In these Austrian articles, reduced working hours is seen as a socio-economic investment, not a cost-trap. In a 1909 study by Sidney Chapman, shorter working hours lead to higher productivity and greater output. More time sovereignty and better health of workers would be gains in the long-term. Why can't we experiment in redefining work, health, strength, and happiness? Sustainability means not taking resources and possibilities from the rising generation. The economy should be a part of ...
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 3:50AM

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