Labor & Workers
Labor & Workers
calendarMay Day: March & Rally in Oakland
by Oakland Sin Fronteras & Others
Oakland May Day: March starts at Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th St and Broadway (1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612) Closing Rally & Resource Fair at Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Between 12th Street and 1st Ave., Lake Merritt Blvd, Oakland, CA 94612 (ASL & Spanish translations)...
Event Date: Wed May 1, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:38PM
image"It's Insane!" ILWU Longshore Workers/Truckers Challenge Oakland A's Billionaire Owner
by Labor Video Project
ILWU longshore workers, Truckers and companies at the port of Oakland had a press conference to oppose the owner of the A's John Fisher from building a new stadium and 4,000 condos costing more than $1 million each on the Howard Terminal in the port of Oakland. Speakers talked about the gentrification and ethnic cleansing of East Oakland and now West Oakland where an African American community has lived for decades. This speculative financial scheme is fully supported by Oakland mayor Libby S...
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:20PM
calendarMay Day - International Workers' Day
by May Day Coalition
Mexican Heritage Plaza 1700 Alum Rock Avenue San José, CA 95116...
Event Date: Wed May 1, 2019 3:30PM
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:06AM
imageILWU 10, May Day 2019, The A's Port Stadium, Privatization & Gentrification In Oakland
by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 10 retired members talk about gentrification and the attack by the A's owner John Fisher who also owns The GAP to build a stadium on the Howard Terminal in the port of Oakland. They also discuss why they are rallying on May Day...
Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:39PM
imageAssange Gets Union Backing, ILWU May Day & Gentrification & CA DIR Baker Scandal
by WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek Radio covers union support for Julian Assange in Australia, the threat of the John Fisher's A's Stadium to Maritime Union Jobs and Gentrificaiton in Oakland and the growing corruption scandal at California Department of Industrial Relations DIR where the director Christine Baker was forced to resign after illegally putting her daugther on the payroll and paying her over $100,000 for no work. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is not only refusing to investigate and prose...
Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:35PM
imageFormer CBS Producer Joins CIR/SEIU as Senior Director, Communications
by Sunyata Altenor
“We live in a time where the lines between social and traditional media have become more blurred than ever. With a young, diverse membership, we knew that someone with experience in journalism and an open mind could help us get the stories of our residents out in a nuanced and creative way,” said Margot Riphagen, CIR Director....
Posted: Tue Apr 9, 2019 4:14AM
calendarMay Day: March & Rally for Worker & Immigrant Rights in Santa Rosa
by May 1st Coalition
Santa Rosa: 777 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa 95407 by Dollar Tree store...
Event Date: Wed May 1, 2019 2:30PM
Posted: Fri Apr 5, 2019 5:26PM
imageCesar Chavez Day Celebration March 31, 2019
by AutumnSun
This is the second year I was invited to cover this wonderfull event and I am very happy to be a part ! Nane Alejandrez is the founder and "Inspirational Leader" of Barrios Unidos!...
Posted: Mon Apr 1, 2019 1:48PM
imageSF TWU 250a Suspended Pres On Attacks On Transit Workers and The Union
by Labor Video Project
San Francisco TWU 250a suspended president Roger Marenco talked about the attacks facing transit workers and privatization of public transit in San Francisco. Following this interview the supporters of the past union leadership suspended Marenco with the support of the TWU International....
Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:28AM
imageSF Treasure Island Radiation Whistleblowers Expose Deadly Cover-up By Tetra Tech & Gov
by Labor Video Project
Tetra Tech health and safety whistleblowers along with a Health Physicist Treasure Island Safety Officer talked about the systemic cover-up of falsification on the clean-up of both San Francisco Treasure Island and Hunters Point Shipyard. Not only was Tetra Tech the largest decontamination company in the country involved in a criminal conspiracy to commit fraud on the US government but California agencies that were responsible for the clean-up and protection of the tenants, workers and publi...
Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:59PM
imageSFLC Supports Julian Assange, Rovics Music & Mike Elk On CWA NG Election & SEIU
by WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek radio on the action by the San Francisco Labor Council to support Julian Assange, music on Venezuela and the US by singer David Rovics and labor journalist Mike Elk on the CWA Newspaper Guild election dispute on voting rights. Elk also talks about the effort of the SEIU to subpoena Google to find out who the whistleblowers are that have exposed sexual harrassment and misconduct by SEIU officials....
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:44AM
imageDay Before Women’s Day, SF City Workers Speak Out Against Discrimination & Racism
by Labor Video Project
One day before Women's Day, hundreds of San Francisco city workers protested against the attacks on public workers and public services in San Francisco. Many talked about systemic discrimination, racism and outsourcing and privatization by the Mayor and Micki Callahan, the Human Resources Director....
Posted: Fri Mar 8, 2019 9:56AM
imageDSA and Jacobin cover for union sellout of Oakland teachers strike
by Norisa Diaz (WSWS Repost)
Pseudo-leftists crow a victory for Oakland teachers....
Posted: Thu Mar 7, 2019 11:11PM
textOakland students oppose sellout of teachers strike, plan to continue fight by Genevieve Leigh and Kayla Costa (WSWS Repost)
To defend public education, Oakland students are organizing to fight back against the union sellout of the recent teacher strike....
Posted: Wed Mar 6, 2019 10:43PM
textOakland, California school board passes devastating budget cut following union sellout by Evan Blake and Gabriel Black (WSWS Repost)
The entire experience of the strike demonstrates that the greatest obstacle to the unity of all teachers, parents and students are the unions themselves, which do not “represent” teachers but are the tools of the corporate and political establishment and its relentless drive to cash in from the destruction of public education....
Posted: Tue Mar 5, 2019 5:11AM
videoDay Seven of Oakland Teachers' Strike: Pickets at Central Kitchen, Skyline High, and OUSD Board Meeting (video/mp4 3.7MB) by OEA
On Day Seven, what turned out to be the final day of the strike, Oakland teachers and allies shut down an a construction site, schools across the district, and another OUSD board meeting....
Posted: Mon Mar 4, 2019 8:05PM
imageAmid widespread opposition, union declares end to Oakland teachers strike
by Joseph Santolan (WSWS Repost)
Joseph Santolan at the World Socialist Web Site provides a true Marxist analysis of the Oakland Teacher Strike....
Posted: Mon Mar 4, 2019 10:52AM
imageOakland OEA Teachers & Supporters At TA Contract Vote Speakout
by Labor Video Project
Oakland OEA teachers, students, parents and supporters spoke out at a contract TA vote on March 3, 2019. Many were concerned about limit of school closure moratorium, no cap on charters and possible cutbacks of SEIU and AFSCME service workers to pay for teacher's contract...
Posted: Mon Mar 4, 2019 9:37AM
imageOakland Education Association members voted to ratify our contract
by OEA
The votes are in: the contract has been ratified. Back to school Monday, March 4. The fight has just begun!...
Posted: Sun Mar 3, 2019 9:08PM
imageOEA Reaches Tentative Agreement – Ratification Vote on Sunday March 3
by OEA
Posted: Sun Mar 3, 2019 12:14PM