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Laborfest: O.S.H.A. Whistleblowers, Workers & Public Safety
Date Wednesday July 24
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorLaborfest
Location Details
ILWU Local 34 Hall, 801 Second St., San Francisco. Across 2d St from baseball stadium. Diagonally across King St from MoMo’s Restaurant. Walk the one mile from Market on Second or on the Embarcadero to 801 Second Street or take public transportation as follows:
T or N train from Embarcadero Station to Second and King Station, go to stadium side of King St, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
30 or 45 bus from Market and Fifth Streets (Powell Station) to end of line at Townsend between Fourth and Third, then walk one block to 2d Street, then 1 blocks south on 2d to King St, cross King St to stadium side; 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
47 bus which starts at North Point at Fisherman’s Wharf, travels on Van Ness, 11th St, Bryant and ends at Cal Train Station at 4th and Townsend, then walk on Townsend 2 blocks to 2d Street, then walk 2 block South on 2d to King St, cross King Street to stadium side, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
10 bus which runs from 24th and Potrero, on Rhode Island to 26th St, on Cesar Chavez St to Dakota, Wisconsin, Connecticut, DeHaro, Rhode Island at 16th St, on Townsend to Second Street AND from Van Ness on Pacific to Battery, on Battery to Second St to Third and Townsend, so get off at 2d Street and Townsend, then 1 block south on 2d to King St, cross King St to stadium side. 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium.
OSHA Whistleblowers, Workers & Public Safety

OSHA stands for Occupational, Safety and Health Administration. See https://www.osha.gov/

Today in California, there are 19 million workers and only 220 OSHA inspectors. There are more Fish & Game Inspectors than inspectors for worker’s health and safety. There is a crisis in our state and national OSHA system. Workers who speak up about their health and safety and the dangers to the public are being bullied and terminated. This is happening at Wells Fargo, FedEx, JP Morgan, Boeing and many other companies.

The coercion of thousands of Wells Fargo workers to open up 900,000 fake bank accounts in California and the bullying and termination of workers who protested has been combined with the failure of top government officials to prosecute these corporate criminals.

We will hear from whistleblowers and the connection between the protection of OSHA whistleblowers and public health and safety.

https://laborfest.net/event/osha-whistleblowers-workers-public-safety/

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