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Related Categories: San Francisco | Labor & Workers
View other events for the week of 7/30/2009
Laborfest: Slideshow: The Bay Bridge and Workers
Date Thursday July 30
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
IFPTE Local 21 Hall, 1182 Market Street at 8th St-Hyde St, Rm 425, San Francisco (Civic Center BART)
Event Type Screening
Organizer/Author
The Bay Bridge and The Workers
Presentations and Slide Show: Politics, The Bay Bridge and the Workers
A report on the rebuilding of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge (SFOBB) with IFPTE Local 21 and iron worker presenters.
The massive reconstruction projects now going on the Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge is wrought in controversy and conflict. This panel will look at the conflict and also how the skilled union building trades workers are building a new monument honoring the talents and skills of working people. We will learn about the process of building a major bridge, what goes into it and how it is done. This is an exciting story of workers’ creativity, organization and planning.
See also:
http://www.laborfest.net/2009schedule.htm

Added to the calendar on Monday Jun 22nd, 2009 6:30 AM
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