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calendar J20 Inauguration Day WALK OUT at UCSC 480_j20_inauguration_day_walk_out_uc_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Santa Cruz General Strike Organizing Committe
9:00-10:30 AM -- People's Inauguration starting at Kresge College 11:00 AM -- RALLY and MARCH Downtown from Quarry Plaza...
Event Date: Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:24PM
image SFPOA Covering Up Take-Over Funding Of SFERS And Calls For Transparency From Malia Cohen hedge-fund-scams.png by repost
The San Francisco Police Officers Association is running a secretly funded campaign to seize control of the $20 billion San Francisco active and retired pension plan. They want 25% of the pensions invested in secret hedge funds and are keeping their campaign contributions secret. They contributions to the SFPOA's pension grab likely include hedge fund operators who could make millions for the vulture speculators. Even SF Supervisor Malia Cohen is calling for more transparency legislation to r...
Posted: Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:12PM
image Equal Justice, Corruption & Contra Costa DA Mark Peterson with Attorney Pamela Price 480_equal_justice-under-the-law1_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Pamela Price, a civil and human rights attorney in the East Bay is interviewed about the cover-ups by Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson. She also discusses the illegal use of political contributions for personal use by District Attorney. A coalition is calling for a trial "The Public v. Mark Peterson on January 18, 2017 at 12 noon at the DA's office 900 Ward St. Martinez, CA...
Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:18PM
image Teamsters Local 2010 Initiates Mass Walkout and Strikes at University of California 480_wilshire-westwood-los-angeles_1.jpg by Teamsters Local 2010
Disruptions, Closures and Delays at UC Campuses...
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:44PM
image IBT2010 UCSF Teamster Workers Strike For Living Wages And Against Unfair Bargaining 480_ibt2010_ucsf_strike_picket1-10-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of IBT 2010 UCSF clerical and administration employees went out on an unfair labor strike on January 10, 2017. Workers talked about their fight for a living wage and the attack on their pensions....
Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:44PM
image NUHW Pres. Rosselli On Union Democracy, ACA &Trump And Kay Walker On SFERS Hedge Fund Scam 480_nuhw_members_with_picket_signs_1.jpg by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek on 1/3/17 looks at the issue of union democracy with NUHW president Sal Rosselli and what this means in the fight against Trump and protecting healthcare and immigrant rights. Next WorkWeek looks at the pension grab by the SF Police Officers Association SFPOA, Bob Muscat of IFPTE Local 21 and the Municipal Executives Association MEA who have united to turn over 25% of SFERS pensions to hedge funds. We also look at the role of former mayor Gavin Newsom and present mayor Ed Lee to give...
Posted: Wed Jan 4, 2017 9:10AM
text The election for a seat on the SFERS' Board of Directors is crucially important. by repost
The majority of San Francisco city workers are subsidizing the spectacular benefits for Retired policy officers like SFERS Board member and retired SFFD. The election for a seat on the SFERS' Board of Directors is crucially important....
Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:25PM
image "Truth & Fiction" SFERS Board Member Herb Meiberger Exposes IFPTE 21 Muscat Hit Video 480_stansbury_jami_arresting_mami_tillotson_1_1_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
IFPTE Local 21 Executive Director Bob Muscat has put out a hit video slandering SF Employee Retirement System Board Member Herb Meiberber. Muscat is in a cabal with the SF Police Officers Association SFPOA, the city bosses union Management Employees Association MEA and the hedge fund operators to turn the pension fund over to speculators and hedge fund operators who will milk the public worker pension funds for massive profits....
Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:35PM
calendar Human Rights Advocates to Rally in Sacramento for Farm Workers by Mark Hawthorne
California Department of Housing & Community Development 2020 W El Camino Ave, Sacramento, California 95833...
Event Date: Fri Dec 9, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Dec 6, 2016 1:48PM
image Nurses: Tragic Fire Highlights Need for Real Action in Oakland on Affordable Housing Crisis 480_oakland-fire-memorial-ghost-ship_1.jpg by via National Nurses United
The horrid loss of life in the Oakland warehouse fire Saturday night should be a call for first grieving followed by action on the broader problem plaguing Oakland and similar Bay Area communities – inadequate affordable housing, said the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United today....
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:30PM
image SF Solidarity With Korean General Workers Strike Against President Park Geun-hye 480_korea_gen_strike_solidarity_picket11-30-16_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Supporters of the Korean general strike against the President Park Geun-hye government spoke out at the San Francisco Korean consulate on November 30, 2016. Also muscian Vic Sadot wrote about the strike and the struggles facing the Korean workers and people....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 9:50AM
image Low Paid Workers March, Rally And Demand $15 And A Union At SFO 480_fight_for__15_sfo_burger_king_workers_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of workers marched and rallied at San Francisco International Airport for $15 an noun and a union....
Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:30PM
image Help Open Uhuru Jiko Community Kitchen in Oakland, CA #GivingTuesday 480_jiko_banner_1.jpg by Uhuru Foods & Pies
The African People’s Education and Defense Fund Joins #GivingTuesday to Raise Funds to Open Uhuru Jiko Community Kitchen in Oakland, CA...
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:21AM
text 1/20/17 SF General Strike Call by Solidarity Forever
In the SF Examiner, 11/27/16, Peter Gallotta and Gabriel Haaland of the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club called for a general strike on 1/20/17 in San Francisco when the latest Hitler to be selected as president is crowned, Donald Trump, after losing the popular vote but winning the concession to slaveholders, the Electoral College vote....
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:06PM
image JPN American Community Rallies In SF Against Racism & Xenophobia and Attacks on Minorities 480_japan_center_crowd11-22-16_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of Japanese Americans, Japanese and supporters of human rights attended a rally at the San Francisco Peace Plaza in Japan Town to call for unification against racism, xenophobia and attacks on immigrants, LBGT and minorities....
Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 3:05PM
image China Rock Miner Poet Chen Nianxi 陳年喜 In San Francisco 480_china_iron_moon_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Chen Nianxi 陳年喜 a rock miner poet came to San Francisco on November 18th and 19th, 2016. His poetry is part of the first anthology of modern Chinese working class poets called Iron Moon: The Poetry of Chinese Migrant Workers....
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:51PM
image Boycott Driscoll's Day of Action in Santa Cruz Ca. 11-19-16 480_053_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Today, on rainy Saturday, we Demonstrated and handed out flyers at Santa Cruz Whole Foods on Soquel Ave.and Santa Cruz Safeway on Morrissey ave. The Union of Independent, National and Democratic Farmworkers (SINDJA) calls for all independent and autonomous boycott committees to unite for a global day of action on November 19th: (And we did!)...
Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 11:13PM
image Santa Cruz Residents Begin Organizing for a General Strike on Inauguration Day 480_inauguration_day_general_strike_santa_cruz_january_20_2017.jpg by Santa Cruz General Strike Organizing Committe
Community members in Santa Cruz have called for a general strike on January 20, 2017, Inauguration Day, and have begun organizing events leading up to the date. On November 21, there will be a general strike planning meeting held at UC Santa Cruz, and on November 22 there will be a march to the Santa Cruz City Council to demand council members commit to a real sanctuary city status for the Santa Cruz. Organizers of the general strike are asking community members not to work or attend school o...
Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 5:36PM
image "Reinstate NALC Steward Angela" Protest At SF Against Workplace Bullying/Union Busting 480_nalc_fed_bld_protest_angela_picketes_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Supporters of NALC 214 chief steward Angela Bibb-Merritt rallied and spoke out at the SF federal building on November 16, 2016 against her suspension and the massive workplace bullying and union busting going on at the post office. Many stewards have been harassed and bullied by management....
Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 2:30PM
image 50th Anniversary of Kwanzaa at the California State Capitol 480_untitled__151_.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Today, our “California Grown” Pan African holiday challenges us to place a higher value on ancient African cultures while utilizing modern scientific methodology toward expanding the practice of our ancient/future, showcasing an understanding of the "first fruits of the harvest."...
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 5:15PM