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image UFW & Driscoll’s: United To Exploit 480_lauro-barajas_5-25-16_1.jpg original image (1200x673) by Bradley Allen
Why won’t the United Farm Workers support the Driscoll’s Boycott?
Posted: Tue May 31, 2016 5:54PM
image "Doing Good" In California After Helping To Blow Up The World Economy? Beller & Moses 480_beller_moses_1.jpg original image (235x400) by Steve Zeltzer
"Power Couple" Beller and Moses Who Helped Bust The World Economy In 2008 Are Out To Make A Killing On Charters & Privatization of California Education. Their Caliber Charter Chain wants land in Richmond to build a non-union school and stick the taxpayers with the costs of privatization
Posted: Tue May 31, 2016 1:01PM
image Union officials suppress member support for BDS 480_united_auto_workers_1.jpg original image (450x455) by via Palestine Legal
May 25, 2016 - As a growing number of local unions endorse Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) in solidarity with Palestinian workers, the United Auto Workers (UAW) Public Review Board last week affirmed a decision to nullify the BDS resolution adopted by members of Local 2865.
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 3:37PM
image "I Will Be In A Tent Without 18%" SEIU 1021 SFUSD Workers Protest For Pay Parity 480_seiu1021_sfusd5-13-16_1.jpg original image (4032x3024) by Labor Video Project
SEIU 1021 San Francisco Unified School District workers protested for pay parity. Many are 18% behind other city workers who do the same work. They also cannot afford to live in San Francisco and commute with their salaries.
Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 11:04PM
calendar Anti-Hillary Clinton Action in Salinas 480_evil-hillary_1.jpg original image (368x546) by Watsonville Brown Berets
Hartnell College 411 Central Ave Building G -- Auxiliary Gym Salinas, California
Event Date: Wed May 25, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 5:29PM
image El Festival de la Fresa 2016: Traído a usted por la explotación 480_boycott-driscolls-oxnard-strawberry-festival_1_1_1_1.jpg original image (960x540) by Colectivo Todo Poder al Pueblo
La Industria y los funcionarios de la ciudad e incluso organizaciones de cambio social sin fines de lucro son conscientes, pero por desgracia, todos se benefician materialmente y son en gran parte silenciosas, delicadas en sus preocupaciones, o estructuralmente limitados en instituir reformas ambientales y hacer trabajo significativo.
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 1:54PM
image Strawberry Festival 2016: Brought To You By Exploitation 480_boycott-driscolls-oxnard-strawberry-festival_1_1.jpg original image (960x540) by Colectivo Todo Poder al Pueblo
Industry and city officials, even charities and non-profit social change organizations are aware, but, unfortunately, all benefit materially, and are largely silent, watered down in their concerns, or structurally limited in instituting meaningful labor and environmental reforms.
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 1:33PM
image Overwhelming vote for UFW by blueberry workers at McFarland ranch with 627 workers 480_blueberries_strike_klein_management_gourmet_trading_co_mcfarland_ranch_kern_county_1.jpg original image (960x540) by via United Farm Workers
May 21, 2016 - Blueberry workers who struck for three days this week overwhelmingly voted Saturday, May 21 to be represented by the United Farm Workers during a union representation election overseen by the state Agricultural Labor Relations Board. It was the second union election victory in a month. Farm workers at two related Oxnard, Calif. companies with a total of 240 employees voted for the UFW on April 20 at Hiji Bros., Inc. celery company and the Seaview Growers Inc. nursery.
Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 11:32PM
image Riders and drivers rally against bus cuts in Santa Cruz 480_dsc_0023_1.jpg original image (1600x1063) by Zav Hershfield
A group of bus riders and drivers staged a rally at the Santa Cruz downtown METRO station in protest of planned cuts to the county bus system. METRO plans to reduce service across the county and cut more than 40 driver positions.
Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 11:28AM
image Strawberry and Justice Festival May 19 2016 480_145_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Held on Thur. May 19th. 2016 at UCSC Hay Barn Santa Cruz CA. 4p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 7:53PM
text Mike Rotkin Addresses ACLU Board Concerns About Bus Route Reduction by Steve Pleich
Increased Federal Funding and Gas Tax Will Help Balance the Transit System Budget
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 7:07PM
image Day of Action in Support of Familias Unidas and San Quintin, MX Farmworkers 480_boycott-driscolls-global-day-of-action_5-7-16_1.jpg original image (503x929) by via Boycott Sakuma Berries
On Saturday, May 7th, there was a call from farm workers for a Boycott Driscoll’s International Day of Action to bring attention to the fight in the berry fields both in Washington State and San Quintin, MX.
Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 11:20PM
image Boycott Driscoll's Berries Demonstration In Watsonville California USA 5-14-2016 480_055_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Continuing to put presure on Driscoll's & Sakuma Farms to give the farmworkers a union contract with decent pay and better working conditions in the fields!
Posted: Sat May 14, 2016 11:27PM
text UFW improving farm worker lives through proactive union work by via United Farm Workers
Attending the United Farm Workers’ 20th Constitutional Convention May 19-22 at the Rabobank Convention Center in Bakersfield, Calif. are nearly 400 farm worker delegates and alternates representing their co-workers at ranches under union contract in California, Oregon and Washington state. The convention highlights how farm workers today are living out the legacy of Cesar Chavez and the farm worker movement.
Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 4:14PM
image Richmond UTR Members/ Parents & Community Protest Vulture Capitalist Caliber Charter Boss beller_ron_peloton-capital.jpg by Labor Video Project
Vulture capitalist Ron Beller who runs the Caliber chain of charter schools was confronted with angry parents, UTR public school teachers and public school advocates. He plans to get $20 million from the state to build a non-union school at the John Adams school in West Contra Costa County where there are many other k-12 schools.
Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 10:31PM
calendar Oxnard Strawberry Festival Protest! Protesta al Festival de la Fresa! 2016 480_oxnard-strawberry-festival-protest-2016_1.jpg original image (960x960) by Todo Poder Al Pueblo‎
California Strawberry Festival 3250 S Rose Ave Oxnard, California 93033
Event Date: Sun May 22, 2016 10:00AM
Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 11:36AM
image Driscoll's Berries Boycott 5-7-2016 480_050_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Demonstration at Costco and Whole Foods in Santa Cruz California
Posted: Sat May 7, 2016 8:11PM
calendar General Strike SF: in Honor of the Frisco Five by #Frisco500
San Francisco City Hall 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl San Francisco, CA 94102
Event Date: Mon May 9, 2016 8:00AM
Posted: Sat May 7, 2016 2:03PM
image SF Solidarity Protest For Striking CWA-IBEW Verizon Workers On May 5, 2016 480_cwa_verizon_sf_support_picket5-5-16_1.jpg original image (4032x3024) by Labor Video Project
Supporters of the 40,000 CWA-IBEW Verizon workers spoke out in San Francisco about why they are supporting this strike.
Posted: Fri May 6, 2016 12:11AM
image New Leaf Community Markets in Felton Honors Driscoll’s Boycott 480_new-leaf-felton-boycott-driscolls_1.jpg original image (2680x2680) by Bradley Allen
New Leaf Community Markets in Felton, California takes a righteous step in support of the farmworkers who grow our food. In addition to pulling Driscoll’s berries from their shelves, the market is displaying a letter with an overview of the boycott.
Posted: Thu May 5, 2016 8:10PM