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80 IAM 1584 Henkel Aerospace Bay Point Operators Win Strike Over Health & Safety
Eighty striking Henkel Aerospace Bay Point operators won a complete victory after 60 days on strike and facing the national union busting company Strom Engineering. The workers forced Strom Engineering out and won all their demands making this the most significant victory for labor in the US in 2017...
Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:05PM
We Will Not Comply: 96 Hours of Non-Compliance Over King Day Weekend
For the fourth year in a row, the Anti Police-Terror Project has called for #96Hours over the King Day Weekend. From Friday, January 12-January 15, people will take to the streets in a series of direct actions, vigils, rallies and film screenings. The weekend will conclude with the Reclaiming Kings Radical Legacy March on Monday, 1/15 at 1:00 pm beginning at 14th and Broadway....
Posted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:55PM
Canadian USW Rail Workers Harding & Labrie Are Not Guilty! Drop The Charges NOW! SF Rally
Defenders of Canadian USW railroad workers Tom Harding and Richard Labrie protested at the San Francisco Canadian consulate to demand that the government drop the charges against these two workers. They were blamed for the Lac-Mégantic train wreck despite the massive cutbacks in staffing and railroad safety rules by the companies and government deregulation...
Posted: Fri Jan 5, 2018 12:03AM
Help Plan 96 Hours of Non-Compliance Over King Day Weekend (Jan 3)
ACCE 2501 International Blvd, Ste D Oakland, California 94601...
Event Date: Wed Jan 3, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 2, 2018 1:52PM
Reclaim MLK 2018: 96 Hours of Non-Compliance with the Trump and Schaaf Regimes (video/mp4 27.7mb)
It’s that time again, Bay Area!...
Posted: Tue Jan 2, 2018 1:00PM
Street Heat Radio Show in Fresno: December 22, 2017 (audio/mpeg 107.5mb)
Street Heat is a radio show about the politics and progressive events in the Central Valley....
Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:20AM
IAM 1584 Henkel Bay Point Strike For Health And Safety Wins Battle With Union Busters
WorkWeek radio looks at the health and safety strike by IAM 1584 workers at Henkel Aerospace Bay Point. The workers went on strike for safe working conditions after the murder of a temporary worker on the job and continued bullying and harassment by management. The company spent millions of dollars bringing in a professional strike breaking company called Strom Engineering...
Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:50AM
Laney Land Is Not For Sale! Community, Students & Faculty Rally Against A's Land Grab
Dozens of students, faculty and community members protested the attempted land grab of Laney College land by A's billionaire owner John Fisher. Students, community members, faculty members and community members rallied at the Peralta Community College board meeting and spoke out against privatization of the Laney land....
Posted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:08PM
Pajaro Valley Federation of Teachers: Winter of Discontent
December 6, 2017 marked the one-year anniversary of the teacher’s union contract campaign for a decent raise on our salary schedule and the removal of a cap on our health and welfare benefits....
Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:49PM
3000 Oakland SEIU1021 & IFPTE 21 Workers Strike For A Contract
Three thousand Oakland city workers who are members of SEIU 1021 and IFPTE Local 21 went on strike for a contract that would provide increases to keep up with inflation and allow them to continue to live in Oakland....
Posted: Wed Dec 6, 2017 12:45AM
Cal Labor Fed Protests Tax Bill Dec 4-6, 2017
All hands on deck! We have to defeat the bill that would harm millions of working people so the rich can get even bigger tax breaks....
Posted: Mon Dec 4, 2017 8:35AM
Hundreds Demand Stop The School Cuts At OUSD: OEA Teachers, Parents & Students Rally
Hundreds of teachers, students and parents rallied to protest the multi-million dollar cuts that the Oakland Unified School District is ordering to deal with the financial crisis. At the same time they are approving more charters costing millions of dollars from public tax funds and the city is spending millions of dollars for more police and militarization of the schools in poor communities....
Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:29AM
Murder & Strikebreaking At Bay Point: Henkel Aerospace CEO Hans Van Bylen's War On Workers
Eighty four IAM 1584 workers are on strike against Henkel Aerospace in Bay Point, California over health and safety and union rights. The company murdered a temporary worker in 2013 and are trying to break the union by brining in the national union busting company Strom Engineering with dozens of strikebreakers....
Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:12AM
Fed Up With Charters & Privatization! City Of Richmond Votes Zoning To Stop New Charters
The Richmond, California city council voted unanimously in bring about new zoning regulations that will allow them to stop the proliferation of new non-union charter schools. The billionaire operators of charters in Richmond along with developers like Chamberlin want to completely destroy public education and gentrify Richmond while they grab public land....
Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:59PM
Stop Rocketship Charter In WCCSD: Hundreds Oppose Charters And Union Busting
Hundreds of UTR teachers, students and parents demanded that a proposed Rocketship charter school not be approved and also that teachers receive a wage increase that will allow them to continue to live in the East Bay....
Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:21PM
SF SEIU 2015 Demand "Raise Homecare Wages Now"! Living Wages & Justice Needed!
San Francisco SEIU 2015 homecare workers rallied in front of SF City hall on 11/14/17 for a wage increase and healthcare. They are being forced to leave San Francisco and do not have living wages for the work that they do....
Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:27PM
SF Community Labor Rally Defends SFSU Professor Rabab Abdulhadi Against Zionist Lawsuit
Community and labor activists rallied and spoke out against the Zionist lawsuit aimed at removing SFSU Palestinian professor Rabab Abdulhadi. There have been ongoing racist and terrorist attacks by pro-Zionist organizations not only against Professor Abdulhadi but Palestinian students....
Posted: Thu Nov 9, 2017 4:51PM
Support the farmworkers' union in Baja California
Every box of strawberries from the San Quintín Valley sold in US supermarkets represents the blood and sweat of poor, indigenous migrant farmworkers earning "hunger wages" under repressive conditions....
Posted: Wed Nov 1, 2017 4:47PM
Privatization of Laney and CCSF and "The Fight For 52 cent" On 1934 Minneapolis Gen Strike
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek radio looks at the privatization grab of Laney College land by the A's owner John J. Fisher who also is a major union buster and privatizer pushing the K.I.P.P. and the Rocketship charter schools. He wants part of Laney college for a new A's stadium. WorkWeek also looks at the land grab by capitalist developers and SF mayor Ed Lee who wants to turn over public land next to CCSF for developers that would threaten the college and lead to more problems for the working cla...
Posted: Wed Nov 1, 2017 11:47AM
Comic: Eugenio Negro on Napa Fire Reporting
San José satirist Eugenio Negro critiques the Mercury News' coverage of October 2017's devastating fires in Sonoma and Napa counties....
Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:33AM