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|Laborfest: Slideshow: The Bay Bridge and Workers|
|Date||Thursday July 30|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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IFPTE Local 21 Hall, 1182 Market Street at 8th St-Hyde St, Rm 425, San Francisco (Civic Center BART)
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.