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|May Day Bike Strike!|
|Date||Sunday May 01|
|Time||5:00 PM - 7:30 PM|
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|1 Market Street, San Francisco, CA|
|Event Type||Critical Mass|
|Organizer/Author||Bay Area IWW Couriers Union|
Bring your bike to the may day bikestrike!!!Added to the calendar on Friday Apr 29th, 2016 5:30 AM
On Sunday May 1st 5PM at Justin Herman Plaza in SF the Bay Area IWW Couriers Union will be hosting a Bike Strike rolling picket line against courier companies that are exploiting their workers such as Postmates who illegally is misclassifying their workers as independent contractors to pay them often below minimum wage and deny bike couriers workers compenssation and Sprig inc. who's bike couriers recently went union with the IWW were illegally laid of in mass in retaliation for organizing. Bring your bike!!! We wil have music and different speakers who will talk about different exploitive delivery companies and how to fight back against your boss to build union power in the Bay Area and beyond.
***It is every worker's legal right to participate in union events and engage in union activity at work***
Read Article: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2016/04/29/18785763.php
Endorsed by Joe Berry, teacher at CCSF, Exec. Bd member of AFT 2121 and author of "Reclaiming the Ivory Tower: Organizing Adjuncts to Change Higher Education". from Monthly Review Press, 2005.
To endorse please message the Bay Area IWW Couriers Union FB Page https://www.facebook.com/BayAreaIWWCouriers/
or email us at: Bikeworkers [at] riseup.net
Please wear a helmet and respect everyone regardless of ability, race, gender, sexual orientation, etc.
Please share and invite as many people as possible especially bicyclists or bike workers.
Earlier in the Day the ILWU Local 10 has called for a May Day March against police brutality, union busting, and other issues meeting 11 AM at the ILWU Hall at 400 North Point in San Francisco. https://www.facebook.com/events/1266244166737216/
We will be having a Bike Contingent in the March! https://www.facebook.com/events/1713305602258288/
For more information about the Industrial Workers of the World check out: http://www.iww.org