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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
image Oaxaca 2016: «Esta lucha no es del magisterio, es del pueblo de México» 480_marcha-ayuujk-oaxaca_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Miles de hombres y mujeres, desde una multitud de pueblos y comunidades están luchando en su día a día para construir un camino distinto, justo y digno....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:04PM
image Oaxaca 2016: “This is not a teachers struggle, it belongs to the people of Mexico” 480_marcha-ayuujk-oaxaca_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Thousands of men and women, from a multitude of peoples and communities, are struggling daily to build a different path, just and dignified....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:38PM
image Four Years Struggle, Three Years Boycott, Sakuma Finally Ready to Negotiate 480_familias-unidas-por-la-justica_1.jpg by Familias Unidas Por la Justica (FUJ)
Burlington, WA - We at Familias Unidas Por la Justica (FUJ) are certainly encouraged that Sakuma Berry Farms has relented to the pressure of the ‪#‎BoycottDriscolls‬ campaign and the workers voices in the fields to finally agree to begin negotiations....
Posted: Fri Jul 8, 2016 4:50PM
image San Quintín: Migrant Farmworkers in Mexico 480_san-quintin-1_1.jpg by Griselda San Martin
In Mexico’s San Quintín valley, thousands of indigenous farmworkers are hired on a daily basis as a source of cheap and flexible labor....
Posted: Fri Jul 1, 2016 12:08AM
audio Lyn Archer speaks about New Orleans City proposed shut-down of French Quarter Strip Clubs (audio/mpeg 33.6mb) by WTUL News & Views
In-studio interview with Lyn Archer, New Orleans resident and stripper, on proposed shut-down of more than half of French Quarter Strip Clubs....
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:45AM
image Mexico CNTE Section9 Sec Gen Francisco Bravo In Chicago STOP PRIVATIZATION & UNION BUSTING 480_mexico_cnte_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Mexico CNTE Section 9 Sec Gen Francisco Brava spoke in Chicago on April 1, 2016 during a strike rally by the Chicago Teachers Union CTU. His union and members is under massive repression, government terror and being forced into privatization and standardized testing by the Mexican capitalist government supported by the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton who supports the president of Mexico...
Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 1:45PM