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image Nurses Applaud Federal Move to Halt Dakota Pipeline, Call for Permanent End to Project 480_we_are_water_dakota_access_pipeline_protest.jpg by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United Friday welcomed the move by the federal government to stop construction on the Dakota Access pipeline project that has been the center of protests by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and supporters. Nurses urged the government to permanently block the disputed project that nurses say is a threat to public health, as well as to the tribe’s sacred sites....
Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:44PM
image Call in the National Guard to Protect Against Native American People in North Dakota? 480_dog-protesters_1.jpg by Steve Zeltzer
Building trade unions in North Dakota and nationally are supporting calling in the National Guard in North Dakota to "protect" workers building an oil pipeline that threatens the land and environment of Standing Rock Sioux tribe lands...
Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 5:11AM
image Maximum Yield: John Sferazo Ironworker & 9/11-The War On Fist Responders & Injured Workers 480_sferazo_photo_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
John Sferazo talks about the conditions workers faced in the clean-up after 9/11 and the role of the government and insurance industry in preventing them from getting healthcare leading to suicides. The US congress which voted trillions for wars around the world refused to properly compensate first responders and many committed suicide....
Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:40AM
text solidarity to the usa prisoners strike by anarchist from greek prisons
Solidarity...
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 12:39PM
text US Economy: False Diagnoses and False Solutions by Helke Buchter
Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's economic plans are too simplistic. Innovations and ideas are lacking. Many people despair. Washington did not always ignore the middle. After the Great Depression, a series of rural development projects included the Tennessee Valley Authority built whole cities and not only dams and power supply systems. FDR's New Deal built 165K public buildings. Another Brick in the Wall has 180 million views. We're not alone!...
Posted: Tue Sep 6, 2016 5:04PM
image WW CA Farmworkers Getting 8 Hour Day & Attacks On Workers Comp By DIR and Governor Brown 480_farmworker_on_strawberry_killed_graphic_1.jpg by KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio looks at the California legislature vote for an 8 hour day for agricultural workers and overtime with Al Rojas, a founder of the United Farmworkers of America. WorkWeek then examines the increasing attacks on California's injured workers through deregulation and control by the insurance industry of Workers Compensation...
Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:28PM
text Unemployment is (not) a Full-time Job by Ilse Leide-Krapfenbauer
There are many scandals and injustices, for example, that wealth concentration in Austria and the EU is increasing. The gap between the rich and the middle class or working persons widens more and more. However, the debate is again about the "unemployed unwilling to work" instead of about the widening gap....
Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:47AM
image The Politics of My OSC Complaint At OSHA/DOL 480_perez_tom___clinton_hillary_rally_1.jpg by Darrell Whitman
Darrell Whitman a fired OSHA DOL whistleblower writes about the systemic corruption of the Federal government in regards to health and safety and OSHA/DOL. OSHA chief David Michaels and Department of Labor Secretary Tom Perez have been involved in obstruction of justice and maintaing the corporate take-over of US government regulatory agencies....
Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:55AM
text The Digitalization of Labor by Patrick Stary
Robots and algorithms are ready to automate many activities like the manufacturing robot Baxter... John Maynard Keynes dreamt of a future in which the work week of his grandchildren would be only 15 hours. Reducing working hours is the only way to guarantee everyone the right to work. Technology and computerization enable a human future of cooperation and sharing if we can free ourselves of egoism, work fetishism, vulgar materialism and hyper-individualism....
Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 7:07AM
image Justice For CTC Whistleblower Kathleen Carroll-Statement At Sacramento Trial 480_carroll_kathy_justice_for_her_and_diana_mansker_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Supporters of fired Commission on Teacher Credentialing Kathleen Carroll spoke out about the importance of the case. Carrie Clark is with the CA Healthy Workplace Advocates group read a statement prepared by the organization in defense of Carroll...
Posted: Tue Aug 9, 2016 9:56PM
text Basic Income: 80% of New Jobs are Low Wage by Andrew Stern
We must make crucial changes and need new approaches. Soon we will not create bad jobs but no jobs if the developments of 3D-printers, autonomous cars, and further automation continue at breakneck speed. Technical solutions will suddenly make countless people unemployed. How will all these people quickly find work? We must prepare for this....
Posted: Tue Aug 9, 2016 8:02AM
image Fired CTC Whistleblower Kathleen Carroll's Lawyer Dan Siegel On Retaliation Witnesses carroll__kathleen.png by Labor Video Project
Kathleen Carroll, a lawyer and fired whistleblower at the California Commission on Credentialing is facing accusations of being a sexual harasser and "stalker" at the trial at Sacramento County Court on August 1, 2016. She exposed a massive backlog of credentials for teachers that were not being processed, forced a state audit and was fired in retaliation....
Posted: Tue Aug 2, 2016 7:55AM
image Palestinian Workers, Human Rights, US Labor & Zionism 480_zim_la_workers_can_stop_apartheid_la_protest8-23-14_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
This forum looks at laws against BDS, the history of US labor and Palestinian workers, the role of the ILWU and the fight for Palestinian workers and the relationship between Zionism and Nazism....
Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:56PM
image The Filipinos Fight Against Inequality Must Intensify 480_2016-akbayan_1.jpg by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
Nothing should inspire the public’s outrage more than the chasm that exists between the haves and have nots in Philippine society. And what better indicator can there be of inequality than when poor people suspected of involvement in drugs start dropping dead on the streets while the rich and powerful escape plunder charges through the courts?...
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:57AM
image Hundreds of Consumers and Boycott Supporters March with Farm Workers to Sakuma Farms 480_sin-tierra-sin-papeles-sin-miedo_1.jpg by Boycott Sakuma Berries
Hundreds of consumers and boycott supporters march with farm workers to Sakuma Bros. Farms processing plant: vow to continue boycott until union says to stop....
Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:57PM
image Farmworkers Walk Out of Sakuma Fields- Workers Ask for Fair Wages Again 480_fuj-july-20-2016_1.jpg by Boycott Sakuma Berries
Burlington, WA- Ramon Torres president of Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ), independent union, reported today (July 20, 2016) close to 200 workers walked out of the Sakuma fields with growing frustration about the price per pound, and decreasing number of hours allowed to pick....
Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:46PM
image Attorney Toni Jaramilla Files Race Discrimination Complaint Against Islands Restaurant 480_henderson_-_conformed_complaint_page_17_1.jpg by JStevenson
Toni Jaramilla, a Los Angeles workers’ rights attorney, filed a civil lawsuit stemming from alleged race discrimination and retaliation in the workplace....
Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:58AM
image TESC Students for Justice in Palestine Respond to Evergreen Administration 480_tesc-boycott_1.jpg by TESC Students for Justice in Palestine
An open letter from TESC Students for Justice in Palestine’s response to the Administration’s statement concerning the affirmative student votes to boycott Sabra, Driscoll’s, and CAT products on the Evergreen campus and its refusal to respect the CAT boycott....
Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 1:19PM
video Protests force Mexico to talks with teachers (video/mp4 113.6mb) by IndyRadio/CNTE
2 months of protest against the neoliberal assault on education in Mexico have finally resulted in talks between The Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (CNTE) and Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong.Highways remain blockaded in 5 states and the teachers send us a video of protests from Monday, 11jul16...
Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:51PM
image Teamsters Mourn the Loss of Local 320 Member Philando Castile 480_philando_castile_1.jpg by via the Teamsters
14-Year Member was Nutrition Services Supervisor in St. Paul Public Schools...
Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:10PM