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East Bay | Labor & Workers

United Labor Rally for BART Workers, August 1
by Richard Chen
Friday Aug 2nd, 2013 3:50 PM
On August 1, more than 1,200 unionists from four unions - ATU, AFSCME, ILWU and SEIU - along with community supporters organized a United Labor Rally to defend BART workers and their communities as a BART strike approaches.

Following the rally at Frank Ogawa (Oscar Grant) Plaza, participants marched to BART headquarters where a spontaneous action started up in front of the main entrance. A strike is scheduled for midnight on Monday, August 5th. ATU Local 1555 has called for a mass labor/community mobilization at 14th and Broadway in Oakland at 5pm that same day.

Higher resolution video available at http://www.transportworkers.org and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHKeqCn4pzg&feature=youtu.be
On August 1, more than 1,200 unionists from four unions - ATU, AFSCME, ILWU and SEIU - along with community supporters organized a United Labor Rally to defend BART workers and their communities as a BART strike approaches.

Following the rally at Frank Ogawa (Oscar Grant) Plaza, participants marched to BART headquarters where a spontaneous action started up in front of the main entrance.

A strike is scheduled for midnight on Monday, August 5th. ATU Local 1555 has called for a mass labor/community mobilization at 14th and Broadway in Oakland at 5pm that same day.

For more information:

http://www.transportworkers.org
http://www.wemakebartwork.com

Higher resolution video available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHKeqCn4pzg&feature=youtu.be
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Strike fund, food & children's clothes needed now to winSolidaritySaturday Aug 3rd, 2013 3:41 PM