Labor & Workers
Labor & Workers
textIndybay Pushes Back Against “Diamond Slavery” DMCA Takedown by Indybay
DMCA memory hole threatens to swallow article published on Indybay in 2003 about working conditions in Romanian diamond factory....
Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:47PM
imageWalmart Tech Workers In San Bruno Rally & Protest Gun Violence & Massacre
by Labor Video Project
Dozens of Walmart tech workers walked out to protest the continued sale of guns by WalMart and the massacre in El Paso at the WalMart by a white nationalist racist....
Posted: Wed Aug 7, 2019 8:57PM
imageRNs of National Nurses United Say Racism, Xenophobia Combined With Lax Gun Control Laws At Root of Mass Shooting Epidemic
by National Nurses United
August 04, 2019 - The 150,000 registered nurses of National Nurses United (NNU) are sickened and angered as we bear witness to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas; Dayton, Ohio; and Gilroy, Calif. Horrifically, these three mass shootings have claimed the lives of at least 32 people, and left dozens of others injured. NNU represent nurses in all three locations....
Posted: Mon Aug 5, 2019 12:57PM
imagePress Freedom, Whistleblowers & The Case Of Assange, Manning & Carmody
by Labor Video Project
On July 20, 2019 a forum was held on Press Freedom, Whistleblowers & the Case of Assange, Manning and Carmody. The panelists discussed these cases and the fight to defend journalists and whistleblowers including the fight in the labor movement....
Posted: Sun Aug 4, 2019 12:35PM
imageNNU Statement on Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting: ‘Gun Violence is a Significant Public Health Issue’
by National Nurses United
July 29, 2019 - National Nurses United today joined with millions of others in calling for meaningful action in response to yesterday’s shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California, as well as similar shootings across the United States this year alone....
Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:18PM
imageHands Off UESF Teacher Margaret Reyes! Protest At SF Court Hearing
by Labor Video Project
SFUSD UESF teacher Margaret Reyes was being bullied by her principal and then after she turned 40 she was placed in the PAR program with a coach being her principal who was bullying her. She refused to go into PAR and was fired with illegal Skelly hearings. She challenged the improper hearings in SF Superior Court without the support of her union UESF....
Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:00AM
imageBoots Riley Introduces "Sorry To Bother You" At 2019 SF LaborFest
by Boots Riley
Artist and film maker Boots Riley introduces his film "Sorry To Bother You" at LaborFest 2019 screening...
Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:04AM
imageRegistered Nurses Applaud Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust’s Decision to Buy Watsonville Community Hospital
by California Nurses Association
July 19, 2019 - Registered nurses, doctors, community activists, and residents applaud Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust’s decision to exercise its right of first refusal to buy Watsonville Community Hospital (WCH) from Quorum, announced the California Nurses Association today....
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:11PM
imageThe ILWU & The Struggle Of Mexican Workers For Justice, Against USMCA & For Independent Unions
by Labor Video Project
At an international conference against privatization and outsourcing in San Francisco ILWU Local 10 former Secretary Treasurer Clarence Thomas and Mexican labor lawyer Susana. Prieto Terrazas spoke about the international struggle against the corporations and governments that allow slave labor conditions....
Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:46PM
imageUrgent Community Town Hall to Address Concerns about Patient Care with Impending Sale of Watsonville Community Hospital
by California Nurses Association
Registered nurses, doctors, community activists, and residents are holding a town hall Sunday, July 14 to share concerns about patient care and strategize on action as Watsonville Community Hospital is up for sale, announced the California Nurses Association today....
Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:15PM
textLabor Friendly Urgent Request by Scott Schroeder
Dear Friends of Labor,...
Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:49AM
imageSEIU Unite Here Members Protest At SFO Airport Workers For Living Wages
by Labor Video Project
SFO airport workers who are members of SEIU and Unite Here protested at the airport over their poor wages....
Posted: Wed Jul 3, 2019 10:18PM
imageSF PRIDE 2019 "One Job Is Enough!" Unite Here Local 2 & Free Chelsea & Assange
by Labor Video Project
At San Francisco PRIDE march and rally on June 30, 2019, Unite Here Local 2 workers and leaders talked about why they support PRIDE and also supporters of Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange marched and talked about the jailin of Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange....
Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:52PM
imageRacist Nazi Attack On CCSF Ethnic Studies Professor & Class
by Labor Video Project
CCSF Professor Dr. David Palaita faced a racist nazi attack in his class by two students. The students were seeking to terrorize and bust up the class. This has been combined with the CCSF Chancellor Mark Rocha and his rubber stamp Board of Trustees in mass cutbacks in classes, financial mismangement including use of bond funds for PAEC for consultants and cronies who want to privatize the college and sell off the Balboa reservoir to developer Avalon for 1500 high priced condos....
Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:41AM
image1 Hour ULP Strike By SF ILWU Local 6 VCA Workers: Mars VCA Is Breaking The Law!
by Labor Video Project
San Francisco ILWU Local 6 VCA MARS workers had a one hour strike at the animal care facility over illegal law violations by Mars which owns VCA....
Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:49PM
imageOakland Port Privatization Scam By Billionaire Fisher, Demos & Union Bureaucrats
by Labor Video Project
A privatization scam by GAP billionaire and A's owner John Fisher to build a stadium on Howard Terminal in the Port of Oakland and 4,000 $1 million dollar condos is being supported by Oakland Mayor Schaaf, CA state legislators Rob Bonta, Nancy Skinner and all the members of the Oakland City council along with the Alameda Labor Council and Alameda Building Trades leadership will wreck the Port of Oakland and destroy unionized maritime jobs....
Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:42AM
imageLogan High & The Battle For Public Education: New Haven Teachers Face Union Busting
by Labor Video Project
New Haven Teaches Association members are interviewed at Logan High School at Union City on their 13th day on strike in the district. They discuss their fight to defend public education and union busting by the trustees and management....
Posted: Fri Jun 7, 2019 4:32PM
imageStop Privatizations Of Veterans Hospitals! AFGE Members &. Vets Speak Out At Ft. Miley
by Labor Video Project
As part of a national day of action on June 6, 2019 members of AFGE Local 1216, veterans and the Veterans for Peace rallied and spoke out about the privatization of the Veterans healthcare system....
Posted: Thu Jun 6, 2019 10:26PM
imageSupport ILWU Local 10 In Their Fight Against A's Stadium In The Port of Oakland Howard Terminal
by ILWU Local 10 May Day Committee
The ILWU Local 10 May Day committee is calling for support in the fight against the construction of the A's stadium on the Port of Oakland's Howard Terminal....
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 10:12PM
imagePalestinian Solidarity, South Africa BDS & Director Muhammed Desai
by Labor Video Project
WorkWeek interviews SJSU professor Sang Hea Kil about her trip to South Africa to attend the Teaching Palestine confernce in March 2019. While at the conference she and two other women were sexually harassed by Muhammed Desai, the director of South Africa BDS. She talks about that experience and the cover-up that followed. She also discusses the role of Israel and the attacks against professors and students in the United States who are critical of Israel...
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 9:48PM