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Stop Retaliation & Hanging Noose Incidents: Defend Recology IBT 350 Member Daryl Washington - by Labor Video Project
Labor and community activists spoke out at the recology company in San Francisco over a racist hanging noose incident and retaliation against IBT 350 whistleblower Daryl Washington. Workers pointed out that workplace bullying is going on at many other places
Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 2:58PM
Puerto Rico: Labor and The Fight Against Neoliberalism and Colonialism Presentation - by Labor Video Project
Javier Córdova spoke in San Francisco about the labor struggles in Puerto Rico and the attack on education and public services.
Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 9:39AM
The Importance of Building a Labor/Community Alliance - by Mike Rhodes
Interview with Ruben Zarate about the importance of building a Labor/Community alliance and electoral politics. Photo below: Ruben Zarate is the labor relations representative of the Laborers’ International Union of North America and the political affairs director of the CLC.
Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:01AM
Santa Clara County workers vote to ratify contract - by via SEIU 521
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22 – Santa Clara’s largest labor force has voted to approve a four-year contract that lays the groundwork for recovery of public services which had faced substantial recessionary cuts in years past.
Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:55PM
SF Picket Rally Against Hanging Nooses At SF Recology - by United Public Workers For Action
San Francisco Recology 501 Tunnel Avenue San Francisco
Event Date:Mon Jul 27, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 8:53AM
Contract Now! CWA AFA UAL SFO Flight Attendants, Teamsters and Other Workers Demand Contr - by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of CWA AFA Flight attendants, IBT UAL mechanics and pilots joined the picket lines on an international day for action on July 16, 2015 including at SFO
Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:19PM
The Lessons of ILWU Local 10's May Day 2015 Action Against Racist Killings - by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 10 and LaborFest organized a meeting to look at the lessons of ILWU Local 10's May Day Action against racist killings.
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 11:48PM
The Hanging Noose And Fighting Racist Terrorism On The Job At SF Recology - by Labor Video Project
Daryle Washingon who is a member of IBT 350 at Recology Company in San Francisco was retaliated against for protesting against a hanging noose on the job and other racist incidents at the company.
Posted: Thu Jul 2, 2015 3:09PM
State officials fail to take meaningful action on brain-harming pesticide - by Mark Weller-Californians for Pesticide Reform
After a decade of delay, both federal and state officials acknowledge the dangers of chlorpyrifos, but neither has taken action to provide necessary protections for California communities.
Posted: Thu Jul 2, 2015 10:20AM
Deal reached, Santa Clara County workers call off strike - by via SEIU 521
San Jose, Calif. – Hours before thousands of Santa Clara County workers were scheduled to walk off the job Tuesday, contract talks between Service Employees International Union Local 521 and the county produced a tentative agreement, and union leaders called off the 6 a.m. strike.
Posted: Wed Jul 1, 2015 9:14AM
The U.S. Social Forum Puts San José on the Map of Social Change - by Sharat G. Lin
Another World is Possible! The United States Social Forum 2015 was held in San José at the end of June. A thousand activists from hundreds of organizations worked on strategies for necessary alternatives and system change.
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2015 5:03PM
"SF Madness" Warriors' And SF Mayor Ed Lee Want Warrior's Stadium Right Next To Hospital - by Labor Video Project
SF mayor Ed Lee and the Warrior management want to build a Golden State Warriors’ entertainment complex right next to the UCSF Mission Bay Children's Hospital. This in addition to the Giant's stadium means serious health and safety concerns say CNA nurses who spoke out.
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 6:43PM
Precarity in Paradise: the Barcelona model - by Peter Gelderloos, ROAR magazine, June 28,
This is particularly of interest in the context of a total lack of opposition to the end-stage tech-fueled gentrification of San Francisco.
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:28AM
Santa Clara County Workers Set Date to Strike: June 30 - by via SEIU 521
San Jose, Calif. – Members of Santa Clara County’s largest union workforce have overwhelmingly voted to go on an unfair practice strike on June 30. Service Employees International Union Local 521 members and community leaders addressed the reasons for the strike at a press conference today held at county headquarters. Workers voted to hold an “open-ended” strike with no end date.
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 5:50PM
From PARKMERCED to the MISSION Workers, Tenants, and Mission District Unite Against MAXIMU - by Andy
16th and Mission BART Plaza
Event Date:Wed Jun 24, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2015 1:16PM
Farm worker champion Sal Alvarez: A life grounded in faith and service - by via UFW
The farm worker movement mourns the passing on June 7, 2015, of Rev. Deacon Sal Alvarez, who played a key role with Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta in the farm worker movement and on behalf of many other worthy causes over seven decades. Sal was motivated by deep faith in a movement grounded in the Catholic Church’s social justice teachings and dedication to Our Lady of Guadalupe. Photo: Rev. Deacon Sal Alvarez leading a procession into mass during the UFW’s 50th anniversary convention in...
Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2015 1:43PM
Oakland #OurBudgetOurCity DAY of ACTION!!! - by
8am - Telegraph Ave. and West Macarthur Blvd 11am - Oakland City Hall 3:30pm - Oakland City Hall 4:30pm - Steps of Oakland City Hall 7pm - 14th and Broadway
Event Date:Wed Jun 10, 2015 8:00AM
Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 3:35AM
LaborFest 2015 Schedule - by LaborFest
July 2015 LaborFest schedule
Posted: Mon Jun 8, 2015 7:57PM
Fighting the Boss in Our Head - by Carl
An article concerning the intersections of patriarchy and working-class organizing, from a working-class cisgender male organizers' perspective.
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2015 12:58PM
UC Santa Cruz Lecturers Mark Expiration of Contract with "St. Precaria's Picnic" - by Alex Darocy
On June 1 the Lecturer's labor contract at UC Santa Cruz expired, and union members with American Federation of Teachers Local 2199 and their supporters marked the day by picketing - and picnicking - at the base of campus. Messages in support of adjunct-faculty members and a more democratized University of California system were displayed as individuals held several large, colorful puppets. Food was served, and the day-long event was dubbed "St. Precaria's Picnic."
Posted: Wed Jun 3, 2015 6:46PM