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imageCal/OSHA MIA? Jeff Ruch Of PEER & The Crisis In Cal/OSHA
by Labor Video Project
WorkWeek interviews Jeff Ruch from PEER about the virtual paralysis of Cal/OSHA which is supposed to protect the 19 million workers of California. He reports that CA/OSHA has recently sent out inspectors but refused to test them for Covid before they make visits of work sites. The Covid pandemic has gone on for over four months but Governor Gavin Newsom has refused to fully staff the agency and also there is still no Director of Industrial Relations which is over Cal/OSHA according to Ruch...
Posted: Tue Jul 7, 2020 9:11AM
imageRemember "Bloody Thursday" & Stop Racist Graffiti At SSA! Press Conf At Port Of Oakland
by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 34, ILWU Local 34 and ILWU IBU Bay Area members held a press conference on July 3, 2020 to protest Ku Klux Klan racist graffiti put up at the SSA terminal following the Juneteenth Action. They also announced plans for commemoration of July 5, 2020 "Bloody Thursday" at the SSA Terminal...
Posted: Fri Jul 3, 2020 9:38PM
imageTesla, Covid-19, Elon Musk, Cal-OSHA & Governor Gavin Newsom
by Pacifica Network
Carlos Gabriel a Tesla worker and organizer talks about his fight for health and safety at the Fremont Tesla plant where 10,000 to 15,000 workers build Teslas....
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:59PM
calendarLaborFest: Police, Labor & Union in America – Boston Police Strike
by Laborfest
This is a free Zoom based event. You can be anywhere to view and participant. Please visit the LaborFest 2020 website URL to register and to receive a Zoom invitation to the event....
Event Date: Sat Jul 4, 2020 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:38PM
calendarLaborFest: Bread & Roses Labor History Story Telling with Retired Union Members
by Herb Mintz
This is a free Zoom based event. You can be anywhere to view and participant. Please visit the LaborFest 2020 website URL to register and to receive a Zoom invitation to the event....
Event Date: Tue Jul 7, 2020 10:00AM
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:53PM
image"No Layoffs" "Stop The Greed" Frontline UCSF Workers Protest Cutbacks In Middle Of Covid
by Labor Video Project
UCSF AFSCME 3299 Frontline healthcare workers and other union members from UC rallied and protested against the 3,000 cutbacks by UC management and regents. These cutbacks in the midst of a major pandemic will not only threaten the workers the care of the patients and the public....
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:42PM
imageLaborFest 2020 - Labor: Resist, Revolt, Building a New Future
by Herb Mintz
LaborFest opens its 27th annual festival on July 1, 2020 with a month of timely events inspired by local and international labor activists and labor history. The program schedule includes both international and local films and videos, a labor history walk and bike tour, lectures, forums, readings, theatrical and musical performances. Most events are free of charge but donations by the public will be accepted....
Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:05PM
calendarUber Drivers to Protest Outside Uber CEO's Mansion in Pac Heights by Gig Workers Rising
3090 Dara Khosrowshahi House, the UBER CEO FM Transmitter Details: Radio Station - 88.3 FM...
Event Date: Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:45PM
imageTime To Shut It Down! A Day Of Action & ILWU Juneteenth At Port Of Oakland
by Labor Video Project
The ILWU initiated Committee Against Police Terror and Systemic. Racism rallied at the Port of Oakland on Juneteenth which is June 19, 2020. At the Port a rally was held before the march....
Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:56PM
imageShut The World Down! Boots Riley At 2020 Juneteenth At Oakland Oscar Grant Plaza
by Labor Video Project
Boots Riley spoke on the ILWU Juneteenth Stop Work meeting and rally at Oscar Grant Plaza on 6/19/29....
Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:59PM
imageIn the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic Oakland McDonald employees take legal action
by Lynda Carson
Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic:...
Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:24AM
imageILWU Work Action On W.C. Ports On Juneteenth STOP Police Terror & Systemic Racism
by Committee to Stop Police Terror and End Syste
The ILWU on the West Coast will shut down all ports on Juneteenth June 19, 2020 to stop police terror and systemic racism....
Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:34AM
image"I Can't Breath" ILWU 10 & 34 Speak Out About Lynching of George Floyd & Action
by Labor Video Project
ILWU 10 president Trent Willis & ILWU 34 president Keith Shanklin talk about the murder of George Floyd and the systemic racist attacks on longshore workers and their families. They also discuss the shutdown of West Coast docks on Juneteenth June 19th to commemorate the emancipation of Blacks and the fight today....
Posted: Tue Jun 9, 2020 9:32AM
imageAFA-CWA Pres Sara Nelson Likes ILWU Action On June 9th To Act In Memorial To George Floyd
by Repost
ILWU Local 10, 34 and all west coast locals will be stopping work on June 9,2020 to remember George Floyd who was murdered by the police in Minneapolis. Also there will be a West Coast shutdown of all Ports on Juneteenth June 19, 2020. CWA AFA President Sara Nelson supported the action...
Posted: Mon Jun 8, 2020 2:35PM
textBudget Time: Transfer Police Budget to Services for the Workingclass by Name of the Game Is Money
On June 7, 2020, around 3 p.m., a march of a few thousand young people was seen on Bay Street, coming from the Marina, turning onto Columbus and filled the entire length of Columbus to Stockton, where it turned for a block to Vallejo, the heart of the working class Chinese immigrant community, where they stood and chanted "Black Lives Matter" outside a police station....
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2020 5:38PM
imageBlack Lives Matter! Labor Rally & March In SF
by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of Northern California trade unionists marched and rallied in San Francisco Hunters Point Bay View district to protest the murder of George Floyd and many other Black workers and youth. Some community members also spoke out about the murders....
Posted: Sat Jun 6, 2020 7:13PM
imageHealth Over Profits!" Where The Hell Is OSHA At? Oakland Speak-out For Health Safety &
by Labor Video Project
Trade unionists and workers spoke out about the failure of Cal-OSHA to defend health and safety on the job. Cal-OSHA because of Governor Newsom and the California legislature has less than 200 OSHA inspectors and there are no physical inspections. Workers also talked about how they are retaliated against for making health and safety complaints....
Posted: Tue Jun 2, 2020 2:24PM
imageOakland From Covid-19 To Cops: We Can’t Breathe Caravan
by Leon Kunstenaar
Rally at the California State Building to demand that Cal-OSHA enforce the health and safety laws...
Posted: Mon Jun 1, 2020 10:19PM
calendarLYFT/UBER - AB5 Must Stand! Stop Exploitation & Theft Of Drivers, Workers
by Workers Solidarity Action Network
Lyft Headquarters 185 Berry St, Suite 5000, San Francisco, CA 94107,...
Event Date: Mon Jun 1, 2020 9:30AM
Posted: Sat May 30, 2020 9:00PM
imageTransit Workers & The Fight Against Covid with TWU 250a President Roger Marenco
by Labor Video Project
Roger Marenco, president of SF TWU 250a talks about the battle to defend members against Covid and how they were forced to take action on their own initiative to protect their health and safety. He also discussed the workplace bullying by management against members and the failure of Cal-OSHA to even visit the transit operation to check if workers and the public were being protected....
Posted: Wed May 27, 2020 6:52PM