calendar Rally to Call on Oakland City Council to Support Oakland Teachers by dsa
Oscar Grant Plaza (Frank H. Ogawa Plaza) in front of Oakland City Hall 1 Frank H Ogawa Plz, Oakland, CA, 94612...
Event Date: Tue Feb 5, 2019 4:30PM
Posted: Mon Feb 4, 2019 3:04PM
image Follow The Money: SF Hunters Point Shipyard Contamination & Safety Whistleblowers 480_newsom_and_pelosi_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
On MLK day commemoration in San Francisco, community members from Hunters Point Shipyard/Bayview, attorneys representing community members and Tetra Tech radiation safety whistleblowers and advocates for the community talk about the cover-up of the $1 billion dollar Eco-fruad and the systemic cover-up and corruption of San Francisco political representatives....
Posted: Fri Feb 1, 2019 1:45PM
image AFGE Workers With Airline Workers & Labor Protest At Oakland Airport End The Shutdowns 480_afge_oakland_march_end_the_shutdown_1-25-19_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
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....
Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:33PM
image Oakland OEA Teachers, Students and Parents Protest Closure Of Roots International Academy 480_oea_boe_roots_no_cuts_1-23-19_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of teachers, students and parents protest threatened closure of the Roots International Academy Middle School in Oakland at the Oakland Board Of Education on January 23, 2019. They also protested attack on librarians and the role of charters in destroying community public schools. Also some teachers talked about the role of the UTLA strike...
Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:54PM
image Gov Newsom, Cancel The Tetra Tech Contract After The Criminal Fraud At SF Hunters Point 480_hunters_point_newsom_press_conf_ahimsa_1-21-19_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
On MLK's 2019 commemoration a press conference was held to demand that Governor Newsom cancel a state contract with the criminal company Tetra Tech. Tetra Tech has been convicted for fraud and falsification of testing of the radioactive nuclear dump at Treasure Island. Residents, healthcare and community advocates called for the cancellation and justice....
Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:16PM
image Stop Privatization & Slave Labor on MLK Day 2019 in SF Workers Speak Out! 480_seiu1021_erase_racism_dawkins_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
On MLK Day in San Francisco on January 21, 2019 workers talked about the growing racism and discrimination as well as slave labor in the US. They also discussed the plight of laid off Federal contract workers and US Federal workers who have been ordered to work without pay....
Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:08PM
image Rally to Defend Public Education in Oakland 480_oakcmjogging_1.jpg by text: R.R. photos: Charles Moehle
On Saturday, January 12, thousands of teachers, students and staff marched and rallied in Oakland, California to defend public education. Photos by Charles Moehle, ProBonoPhoto....
Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:11AM
image Wonderful Company citrus workers end 4-day strike after the Resnicks agree to restore pay 480_dw6zqe_vyaalgog.jpg-large_1.jpeg by Dan Bacher
“Farm workers were upset about the pay cut unilaterally imposed by the Wonderful Company farm labor contractor,” said United Farm Workers Secretary-Treasurer Armando Elenes. “Workers asked the United Farm Workers for help and after four days on strike they decided to go back to work after the company agreed to restore their previous higher pay rate. This is another example of how when farm workers organize together to defend themselves, we win.”...
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:33PM
image Get Up Get Down! Oakland Is A Union Town — Mass March and Rally To Defend Public Education 480_oea_defend_pub_ed_march_kids_1-12-19_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
On January 12, 2019 thousands of teachers, students and staff marched and rallied in Oakland to defend public education. The Oakland Education Association contract has expired and they are discussing striking in February....
Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:26PM
image Oakland Rally — Defend Public Education, Jan 12 480_850_2021_1.jpg by Leon Kunstenaar
Large Oakland rally in support of public education....
Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:41PM
image Oakland 2019 Teachers Contract Fight, The OEA, CTA, Charters & Privatization 480_brown_keith_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
An educational panel was held on January 5, 2019 about the likely strike of Oakland teachers and the OEA. Panelists included Keith Brown, President of the Oakland Education Association (OEA); Michael Shane, Teacher (OEA. member), and member of Classroom Struggle; Bob Mandel, active in 1996 strike, later elected to exec-board of the OEA; Jack Gerson, OEA executive board and bargaining team member from 2007 to 2011. Video of the event:
Posted: Sun Jan 6, 2019 2:42PM
image Fed Gov Shutdown & SF Hunters Point Treasure Island Whistleblowers Face Cover-up/Corruption 480_hunters_point_tetra_tech_whistleblowers_1.jpg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek radio covers the government shutdown and threats to our public services and health and safety in the air transportation system. Next it looks at the growing scandal and cover-up of the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard and Treasure Island cleanup. Over $1 billion has been spent to supposedly remediate the sites but there continue to be dangerous radioactive contamination and Tetra Tech and Test American fired OSHA and health and safety whistleblowers. The program looks at the failure...
Posted: Wed Jan 2, 2019 2:56PM
image Struggle Of SA Working Class, NUMSA & The Formation Of (SRWP) 480_sa_socialist_party_1.jpeg by WorkWeek Radio
Phakamile Hlubi Majole who is a spokesperson for National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa discusses the economic crisis in South Africa, the failure of the ANC/COSATU/SACP to oppose austerity and privatization and the launching of the Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party (SRWP)...
Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:19PM
image The Kaiser Suicides And NUHW Strike & Peoples Park Privatization Fightback 480_img_6608_1.jpg by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek Radio 12-25-18 looks at the growing number of suicides of Kaiser patients caused by Kaiser refusing to properly staff the facilities with clinicians, psychologists and therapists for patients who have mental health problems. NUHW workers and families spoke out on these issues. WorkWeek also looked at the struggle to defend People's Park and privatization...
Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:21PM
image Victory To The Yellow Jackets! US Workers In SF Support Workers Fight Against Macron 480_french_solidarity_with_our_brothers_and_sisters_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Trade unionists and workers rallied in support of the French "Yellow Jackets" against the Macron government and the attacks on working people in France and around the world. Speakers discussed as well the privatization, union busting and homelessness in San Francisco and the bay area which is the capitol of tech with many billionaires....
Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 6:32PM
image Petition: Keep the Redstone Labor Temple a Community Center! 480_save-the-redstone-labor-temple_1.jpg by Redstone Labor Temple Association
The Redstone Labor Temple is being targeted by the same forces of speculative capital that threaten to displace poor and working class people from all of San Francisco....
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:05PM
image Racism, Outsourcing & Retaliation At SF Civil Service With HR Director Micki Callahan 480_img_7037_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
At a San Francisco City Civil Service Commission meeting, city workers challenged the systemic discrimination, workplace bullying and outsourcing by CCSF Human Resources Director Micki Callahan and her managers. They are also spending hundreds of millions of dollars to outsource and privatize city jobs and targeting in particular the jobs of African American and Latino workers....
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:05AM
image Defend Regular Jobs: SF Rally For Port of Setúbal Dockworkers In Portugal 480_portugal_consulate_sf_protest_for_dockers12-13-18_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Workers and trade unionists went to the Portuguese consulate in San Francisco to protest the union busting and deregulation at the Port of Setúbal. The shipping companies with the support of police and the government have eliminated seniority and are making the dockworkers part time tempoary workers....
Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:54PM
image Kaiser picket line in Fresno this week 480_nd5_4859_1.jpg by Peter Maiden
Mental health workers in the National Health Workers Union went on strike and picketed Kaiser throughout the week. Fresno was one of the locations that joined in the action....
Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:24PM
image Uber Lyft We Made You! Drivers Rally & Speak Out In San Francisco Against The Rip-offs 480_img_6828_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Dozens of UBER and Lyft San Francisco drivers protested the rip-off by these companies of the workers who drive. They reported that UBER and Lyft are using surge pricing only to increase their profits and not for the drivers who do the work. They also said that the tech gig economy is destroying their health and lives as the companies owners make billions through IPO's...
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:31AM