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AFGE Workers With Airline Workers & Labor Protest At Oakland Airport End The Shutdowns
by Labor Video Project
Friday Jan 25th, 2019 8:33 PM
AFGE Federal workers including TSA, Coast Guard and EPA rallied at the Oakland airport along with airline workes and labor to protest the government shutdown.
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AFGE workers with other airline workers and hundreds of other workers protested at the Oakland airport on January 25, 2019 the Trump governmen shutdown. Workers from TSA, the Coast Guard and EPA talked about how they are being effected and are being forced to work without pay. Many workers called it slave labor. Also airline workers talked about the danger to health and safety and the union busting tactics of this government shutdown. As the protest was taking place the Trump government announced that he would re-open the government but only open it for a three week extension until February 15, 2019 when if they did not agree to a wall he would take other actions.

Yvonne Williams, president of ATU 192 and president of the Alameda Labor Council also threatened that if the shutdowns did not end, labor would have a "real shutdown" of the country.

Additional media:

Unions Representing Air Traffic Controllers, Pilots, and Flight Attendants Just Issued an Incredibly Dire Warning
“We cannot even calculate the level of risk currently at play.”
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/01/shutdown-air-travel-statement-unions-warning/

CWA-AFA President Urges General Strike
https://www.afacwa.org/fierce_urgency_of_now

General Strike Needed To Defend King's Dream
https://www.salon.com/2019/01/20/a-call-for-a-national-general-strike-part-2-times-up-for-deferring-mlks-dream/

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§No Government Hostages Says AFSCME unionist
by Labor Video Project Friday Jan 25th, 2019 8:33 PM
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An AFSCME unionist protest Trump's using government workers as hostages.
§AFGE TSA Member Susan Braverman Speaks At Oakland Airport Rally
by Labor Video Project Friday Jan 25th, 2019 8:33 PM
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AFGE TSA member Susan Braverman talked about what the effect on the government shutdown is on her life as a TSA worker.
§ATU 192 Yvonne Williams At Oakland Airport Rally
by Labor Video Project Friday Jan 25th, 2019 8:33 PM
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ATU 192 president Yvonne Williams at the AFGE federal workers rally called for a strike to really shut down the government if the shutdowns continue.
§TWU 556 SWA Workers Joined The Rally
by Labor Video Project Friday Jan 25th, 2019 8:33 PM
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TWU 556 SWA flight attendants joined the rally protesting the goverment shutdown and it's effect on th airline workers and flyers.
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