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image Thousands of Prisoner Firefighters Combating Wildfires in California Today 480_california-fires-november-14-2018.jpg by Dave Id
Among those brave enough to combat fires by taking on such dangerous duties as creating containment lines in hot zones are thousands of people enslaved by the prison industrial complex. For instance, two hundred are involved with fighting the ongoing Camp Fire. The California Department of Corrections seems proud that this past summer 58 of them were kids....
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:45PM
image Public Pensions Attack Workers, SF Prof Abdulhadi Under Attack & Labor & Rise Of Fascism 480_anti-nazi_march_nyc_1933_1.jpg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA's WorkWeek Radio looks at the use of pension funds controlled by hedge funds to fund anti-labor propositions. It also hears about the attack on SFSU professor Rabab Abdulhadi who runs the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies. WorkWeek looks at labor's role in the defense of Professor Abdulhadi and her students by Zionists and a Nazi signed up for her classes. Last WorkWeek talks about the rise of fascism, the role of Trump and what labor and unions can do about this devel...
Posted: Fri Nov 2, 2018 5:05PM
image Marriott Trick Or Treat! SF Unite Here Local 2 Strikers Demand Justice On Halloween 480_unite_here2_hollowen_michelle_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Marriott Trick Or Treat took place in San Francisco on October 31, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis. The workers have been on strike for 28 days and Marriott is demanding major concessions including 3 hour shift....
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2018 9:34AM
image FedEx Whistleblower mechanic Gruzalski, OSHA Investigator/Whitman On Trial & Crimes fedex_plane_fire_crash.jpeg by Labor Video Project
FedEx LAX mechanics won a $8 million dollar judgement against the company for illegally retaliating against them for making health and safety complaints and criminal violations by not only FedEx but officials of OSHA and the FAA. These officials according to FedEx mechanic Brian Gruzulski colluded and conspired with the company to limit their liability. Also Federal OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program investigator and lawyer Darrell Whitman talks about the systemic corruption of government ...
Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:58PM
image Documenting the San José Marriott Strike 480_marriott19best_1.jpg by RiseUp
Photo Credit: Unite Here Local 19...
Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:42PM
image Research Shows White Workers Get More Lucrative Promotions, Less Likely to Be Fired at UC 480_afscme-3299-strike_1.jpg by AFSCME Local 3299
OAKLAND, CA, October 25, 2018 – As 39,000 University of California workers wrap up a 3-day strike over issues of inequality at the state’s 3rd largest employer, a bombshell of a research brief reported by CALmatters has revealed that Black and Latino workers employed at UC are more likely to be fired and get smaller raises when they are promoted....
Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:20PM
image If We Don't Get It Shut It Down! AFSCME 3299 Workers Strike UCSF Mission Bay Campus 480_img_3438_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of AFSCME 3299 UCSF workers who were on strike were joined by CWA UPTE workers and Unite Here Local 2 Marriott strikers on October 24, 2018 as part of a three day strike against privatization, outsourcing and attacks on workers conditions and benefits....
Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:51AM
image Over 300 Attend UCSC’s “No Place Like Home” Forum in Santa Cruz 480_no_place_like_home_forum_santa_cruz_1.jpg by SEIU Local 521
On October 18, over 300 people gathered at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium for UCSC’s “No Place Like Home” forum. The event revealed the results of months of research by UCSC students into how the local housing crisis is impacting Santa Cruz residents. As part of the study, hundreds of members of our union took part in surveys and interviews with students....
Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:59PM
text Stop Scabs, Supplies & Services Deliveries to Struck Hotels by All Day, All Night
At 7:45 a.m. this Sunday morning, 10/21/18, a long distance charter bus delivered scabs to the Marriott at Sutter & Powell, SF, by dropping them off on Bush Street at Powell, so they could easily walk into the side entrance on Powell, with no pickets to face. That must change now. We need mass picket lines, increased by all friends of labor, at all entrances to stop scabs, supplies and services deliveries to struck hotels....
Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:26AM
image "One Job Is Enough" Thousands Of SF Hotel Workers Rally & March Against Marriott Hotels 480_img_2998_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Thousands of Unite Here Local 2 hotel workers from 7 striking Marriott hotels, other hotel workers, unionists and labor supporters rallied and marched in San Francisco on October 21, 2108. The workers are protesting and striking that they have to work two and three jobs to survive....
Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:10AM
image Protest Outside of San Jose Marriott 480_marriotttop_1.jpg by Labor Rising
A large and loud march and rally raised a ruckus in downtown San Jose today. The South Bay Marriott Hotel was one of many Marriotts in eight cities where employees participated in a national day of mass action under the banner, "One Job Should Be Enough"....
Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:26PM
text SF Hotel Picketline Support Needed by All Day, All Night
The way we will end the Trump/Pence Regime, defeat the war machine, end homelessness, achieve free medical care for all, raise the education level, and much more is by supporting labor....
Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:56AM
calendar UC Santa Cruz on Strike! 480_afscme_3299_strike_uc_santa_cruz.jpg by Worker Student Solidarity Coalition - WSSC
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Event Date: Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:00AM
Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:07PM
image OSHA Investigator/Lawyer Darrell Whitman, OSC, Culture Of Corruption, GAP & The Democrats 480_lerner_carolyn_osc_special_counsel_1.jpg by WorkWeek Radio
Federal OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program investigator and lawyer Darrell Whitman discusses his effort to defend fellow workers at OSHA WPP. He also discusses the systemic effort to cover-up the retaliation of OSHA whistleblowers from companies like FedEx, Wells Fargo, PG&E, Test American and Lockheed Martin. He reports that he went to many politicians including Diane Feinstein and Congresswoman Barbara Lee about these conditions not only at OSHA about violations of civil rights including...
Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:20PM
image US Mail Is Not For Sale! Stop Post Office Privatization Rally In Oakland, CA 480_img_2760_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Bay area postal workers rallied in Oakland at the US Federal building to oppose the sell off of the US mail and full privatization. They talked about how postal workers will be affected as well as the public....
Posted: Mon Oct 8, 2018 5:58PM
image Boycott Driscoll's on KPFA's Full Circle 480_boycott-driscolls-solidarity_1.jpg by First Voice Apprentices
On October 5, 2018, Steve Zeltzer discussed the Boycott Driscoll's movement on KPFA's Full Circle....
Posted: Sun Oct 7, 2018 9:54PM
image SF Marriott Workers Strike: A Class Battle For All Workers 480_img_2645_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Twenty five hundred workers are now striking 7 Marriott owned hotels in San Francisco. Marriott is now the largest hotel company in the world and they are fighting demands by Unite Here to defend the workers wages, healthcare benefits. Workers at Marriott Marqui in San Francisco talk about their issues and the effect on the hotel and their lives....
Posted: Sat Oct 6, 2018 5:19PM
image Calls intensify for California regulators to take action on chlorpyrifos 480_californians_for_pesticide_reform_capitol_10-4-18-yanely4_1.jpg by Safe Ag Safe Schools
The U.S. Justice Department has requested a rehearing of a decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to revoke all tolerances of the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos within 60 days, putting the proposed federal ban back in limbo for the foreseeable future. The stalling tactic is the latest in an eleven-year struggle over the fate of a pesticide known to cause autism, ADHD and IQ loss. Health advocates in California, including many from the Monterey Bay region, are now renewing their call ...
Posted: Fri Oct 5, 2018 11:38AM
image Global Day Of Action For Airline Workers At SFO: We Need Living Wages! 480_airport_workers_united_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Airline workers rallied at SFO to demand living wages for workers for United Airlines through subcontractors. Many have to work two jobs to survive and commute many hours to work. This was part of an international day of action for airline workers...
Posted: Tue Oct 2, 2018 4:56PM
image Boycott Driscoll's Day of Action on KPFA Evening News 480_boycott-driscolls-alianza_1.jpg by KPFA
Saturday, September 29th marked an international day of action against Driscoll's, with rallies in Tijuana, Chicago, New York, and San Francisco. The United Farm Workers of America, the nation's largest farmworkers union, has been silent on the Driscoll's boycott....
Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:26PM