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New Forms of Worker Organization talk - by Ellen Schwartz
Sierra 2 Center, 2791 24th Street, Garden Room, (between Castro Way and 4th Avenue) Sacramento, CA 95818.
Event Date:Thu Apr 30, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:33AM
May Day #SHUTITDOWN! - by May Day #SHUTITDOWN
The Bay Area
Event Date:Fri May 1, 2015 5:30AM
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 5:51AM
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
EASTWEST #11: An Anarchist Newspaper - 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
May Day #SHUTITDOWN - Anticapitalist Rally and March! - by
LATHAM SQUARE - BROADWAY AND TELEGRAPH - OAKLAND - CA
Event Date:Fri May 1, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:48AM
Reel Work Labor Film Labor Film Festival: A DAY’S WORK ⇒ World Premiere! ⇐ - by Reel Work Labor Film Festival
Tuesday, April 28 Workers Memorial Day 7 pm • Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz A DAY’S WORK ⇒ World Premiere! ⇐ (Dave DeSario & David M. Garcia, 2014, 54 min, USA) A temp worker is killed on his first day at work. Who’s fighting abuse of temps? Speakers: Dave DeSario, filmmaker; Gail Bateson, Executive Director of Worksafe Invited speakers: Mike Munoz, National Coordinator of the National Staffing Worker Alliance; Alejandro Rayburn, Teamsters Local 890
Event Date:Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 8:49PM
Reel Work Labor Film Labor Film Festival: Challenging the Prison Industrial Comple - by Reel Work Labor Film Festival
Sunday, April 26 Challenging the Prison Industrial Complex 7 pm • Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz IMMIGRANTS FOR SALE (Brave New Films, 2015, 33 min USA) The prison industrial complex is profiting from undocumented immigrants. WOMEN BEHIND BARS (Al Jazeera, 2013, 25 min, USA) Al Jazeera investigates the rapid growth of America's female prison population. WHY SOLITARY CONFINEMENT IS A FORM OF MODERN DAY TORTURE (Molly Crabapple, 2015, 5 min, USA) The psychological an...
Event Date:Sun Apr 26, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 8:43PM
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
Wiping the smug look off the face of capitalism! - by The Acorn
When a young anti-capitalist leapt on to the desk in front of European Central Bank president Mario Draghi when he was giving a press conference in Frankfurt on April 15, the look on Draghi's face was priceless.
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 11:01AM
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
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
Workers And Community Speakout In SF For Workers Killed & Injured On The Job, Sewol Victim - 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
Coalition Challenges Expansion of Hazardous Herbicide Containing Agent Orange Ingredient - by via Center for Food Safety
San Francisco, Calif. — A coalition of conservation, food safety, and public health groups filed a motion today challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s decision to expand the use of “Enlist Duo” on genetically engineered (GE) corn and soy crops to nine additional states: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and North Dakota.
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:37PM
3 #FightFor15 Protests in 1 Day, Featuring Robert Reich - 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
Driscoll’s Berry Boycott and Labor Dispute Intensifies - 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
Alleging Labor Abuses, U.S. and Mexican Workers Call for Boycott of Driscoll’s Berries - 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
Berkeley demonstration for $15 at site of 60’s Free Speech Movement - 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
Less than one lifetime: Eyewitness to nuclear development, from Hunters Point to Chernobyl - 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
Activists protest Sprouts Grand Opening - by Kelly Johnson
Gill Tract, Occupy the Farm Activists protest the San Rafael Sprout's Grand opening.
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:55PM
The fight for $15 takes Oakland by Storm - by Kelly Johnson
Activists from Oakland rallied and marched in the fight for a $15 minimum wage
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:16PM