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image STEP 3:The SFCC HR Hearing Of SEIU1021 Potrero Hill Health Center Steward Cheryl Thornton 480_seiu1021_junteenth_rally_chains_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
SEIU 1021 SF Potrero Hill Health Center steward Cheryl Thornton is a whistleblower and has been fighting to defend the clinic against racism and gentrification. The city is planning to close the community clinics down in their privatization drive. She talks about the frame-up against her and also others discuss the racist attack on African American workers and ethnic cleansing in San Francisco....
Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:57AM
image The Necessity of Organization: The League of Revolutionary Struggle and the Watsonville Canning Strike 480_watsonville_canning_plant_strike_credit_holger_leue_feb_1986_1.jpg by Peter Shapiro, Viewpoint Magazine
The Pajaro Valley lies about 100 miles south of San Francisco. Its rich soil, abundant groundwater, and unusually long growing season make it one of the most productive agricultural regions in the United States. For years its main population center, the town of Watsonville, produced most of the frozen food on the nation’s dinner tables. Thanks to an insipid television commercial, millions of Americans in the 1950s knew it as “the Valley of the Jolly Green Giant.”...
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 8:14PM
image Central Coast Union Workers and Allies Rise Up and Reclaim Labor Day 480_labor_day_rally_2018_watsonville_seiu_521_1.jpg by SEIU Local 521
Hundreds Celebrate our Union Contributions to the Central Coast Community...
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 3:44PM
image SF SEIU Workers Speak Against Systemic Racism, Firing Of DPH Director Garcia & Callahan 480_seiu102_sf_workers_at_ccc_on_garcia_callahan_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
San Francisco SEIU 1021 workers spoke out on August 22, 2018 about the resignation and or firing of Department of Public Health director Barbara Garcia, the racist discrimination, harassment and workplace bullying and the role of CCSF Human Resources director Micki Callahan who was personally involved in the removal of Garcia. Workers said that Callahan should be the next to go....
Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:34PM
image SF Mayor Breed & DPH Garcia Still Pushing Lennar Hunters Point Project "It's Safe" 480_brownell_amie_cover-up_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
At a community meeting on August 15, 2018, San Francisco Department of Public Health "Environmental Engineer" Amy Brownell told community residents that the Hunters Point Shipyard is safe and can be further developed. Brownell whose salary is funded by the developer Lennar has been involved in the criminal cover-up of the falsification of testing in the billion dollar eco-fraud at Hunters Point Shipyard and Treasure Island. Mayor London Breed and DPH director Barbara Garcia are also aware of ...
Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:33AM
image Stop Attacks On SFSU Professor Rabab Abdulhadi, Palestinian Students & SFSU Education Prog 480_abdulhadi_speaks_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
A solidarity rally was held at the San Francisco US Federal building to call for the judge to reject the Lawfare Project nuisance lawsuit and attacks on Professor Abdulhadi, her students and the program she runs. There has been an organized campaign by David Horowitz and other Zionists to target Professor Abdulhadi, Palestinian students and to eliminate the Arab & Muslim Ethnicities & Diasporas department in SFSU Ethnic Studies....
Posted: Wed Aug 8, 2018 11:28PM
calendar Turn out for UC union bargaining! by Oakland Livable Wage Assembly
Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley Campus...
Event Date: Wed Aug 8, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Aug 7, 2018 10:15PM
image Free Julian Assange NOW! SF Rally & Speak-out To Defend Julian Assange 480_journalists_support_assange_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Trade unionists, journalists and civil rights advocates rallied and spoke out in San Francisco at the UK Consulate to oppose the expulsion of Julian Assange and also for his full freedom without jailing by the UK and US governments....
Posted: Wed Aug 1, 2018 10:06PM
image ILWU Local 6 VCA Workers Fight For A Union Contract & Protection Of Animal Care Conditions 480_ilwu6_vca_action1_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 6 VCA members, ILWU Local 10, labor and community supporters rallied to support the fight for a contract by VCA and for proper protection of animal care conditions....
Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:42PM
image Callahan, Give Us The Data Now! Stop Workplace Bullying and Racism In City and County Of San Francisco 480_seiu1021_callahan_picket7-24-18_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
A press conference and rally was held at the San Francisco City Human Resources office to protest the refusal of HR director Micki Callahan to provide data on discrimination and retaliations against African Americans and other workers in the City....
Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:47AM
image The OSC Corruption & The Case Of OSHA WPP Whistleblower Darrell Whitman 480_whitman_darrell_interview_2-6-15__1.jpg by Labor Video Project
KPFA WorkWeek Radio interviews former US OSHA Whistle Blower Protection Program investigator and lawyer Darrell Whitman. He was bullied and fired along with all the other lawyers in OSHA Region 9 WPP office in San Francisco. He exposed the criminal corrupt activities of the OSHA management and also the obstruction of justice by then Secretary of Labor Tom Perez who is also now the Chairman of the Democratic Party....
Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:30AM
image SEIU 1021 Members Joined By ILWU 10 In Fight Against Racism By City Of SF 480_seiu1021_ilwu_solidarity_rally_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
SEIU 1021 members had a rally and action at the San Francisco Human Resources Offices led by Micki Callahan. They were protesting the systemic racism, workplace bullying and refusal to provide statistics on racial hiring and firing by the City and County of San Francisco. They were joined by the membership and leadership of ILWU Local 10. They also demanded the immediate return to work of SEIU 1021 health worker Cheryl Thornton who was improperly removed from the Potrero Hill Health Center....
Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:34AM
image Trump's Navy Does Damage Control for Pelosi, Feinstein, Harris and Lennar In SF 480_tetra_tech_navy_treasure_island3-20-18_1.jpg by Steve Zeltzer
Trump's US Navy is doing damage control for Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Senator Diane Feinstein, Senator Kamala Harris and Lennar Builders. The US Navy is continuing to deny that there has been a criminal cover-up and falsification of tests on the $1 billion clean-up done by Tetra Tech and Test America....
Posted: Fri Jul 6, 2018 9:21AM
image SF ICE Protest, Rally Against San Francisco Med Examiner and MTA NEA Pres Barbara Madelon 480_mta_1.jpg by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio hears about the protest at ICE SF. Then WorkWeek interviews workers protesting the racist harassment and workplace bullying at the SF Medical Examiner's office. Then WorkWeek interviews MEA NEA president Mary...
Posted: Wed Jul 4, 2018 11:47AM
image One Day After Janus: SEIU1021 SF Workers Protest Racist Medical Examiner Michael Hunter 480_seiu1021_sf_examiner_hands_together6-28-18_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Dozens of San Francisco spoke out and rallied at the San Francisco Medical Examiners Office to protest the physical assaults on union stewards and systemic racism by the Chief Medical Examiner and TV "star" Michael Hunter....
Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:20PM
image Boycott Continues at East Bay Coffee Co. Over Illegal Firings and Sexual Harassment 480_34369722_320250558508477_7753806589496131584_o_1.jpg by Dayton Andrews
A worker was fired from the company four weeks ago after he refused to serve a customer who had groped and verbally harassed a co-worker. The co-worker had been told to hide in the kitchen if she was uncomfortable with the harassment. Community members are being advised to boycott the establishment until management offers to rehire fired worker, provides compensation for lost wages, and issues a public apology....
Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:02AM
image "Enough Is Enough" SF SEIU1021 Afro American Workers Rally On Juneteenth & Protest Racism 480_seiu1021_juneteenth_barros_brenda6-19-18_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
San Francisco African American workers rallied on Juneteenth June 19, 2018 to commemorate the freedom of slaves in Texas. San Francisco city and county workers talked about the systemic bullying and racist purging of jobs in San Franicisco...
Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:22PM
image Reign Of Terror Against SF SEIU 1021 DPH Members & Other City Workers: Speak Out At SFLC 480_seiu1021_sf_coroner_workers_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
San Francisco SEIU 1021 members spoke out at the SF Labor Council on 6/11/18 about the rampant racism, discrimination and workplace bullying by managers and directors of the City and County of San Francisco...
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:39AM
image East Bay Meeting: West Virgina, Arizona & Kentucky Teachers On Their Strikes & The Lessons west_virginia_teachers_my_second_job_bought_this_sign.jpeg by Labor Video Project
In Oakland, teachers from W. Virginia, Arizona and Kentucky talked about their rebellion, strike and how they organized it....
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:45AM
image Hunters Point Corruption & Racism and Brazil Truckers And Oil Workers Strike 480_brazil_truck-driver-strike-brazil-4_1.jpg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek radio looks at the ongoing corruption scandal at the Hunter Point shipyard and Treasure Island. It interviews lawyer David Anton who represents the six Tetra Tech whistleblowers and Cheryl Thornton a SEIU 1021 steward who was illegally removed from the Potrero Hill Health Center after whistleblowing over fraud and the failure to properly protect the community patients. She also discusses the community people who came to the center for problems from the Hunters Point shipyard and...
Posted: Wed Jun 6, 2018 1:32PM