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image Sign The Petition-It’sTime For Micki To Go! Under Callahan’s Tenure Lawsuits Cost Millions 480_callahan_micki_1.jpg by United Public Workers For Action
A petition campaign has been launched to demand the immediate discharge of San Francisco Human Resources Director Micki Callahan. Many SF city workers have testified that she personally was involved in covering up racist discrimination and illegal retaliation and workplace bullying. This has also cost the City and County of San Francisco more than $70 million from payments for settlements to workers, their lawyers and the City and County lawyers for illegal retaliation and discrimination unde...
Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:25PM
image "The Cleaners" An Interview With Film Directors Hans Bloch & Moritz Riesewieck the_cleaners_eye.jpeg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek interviews film makers Hans Bloch & Moritz Riesewieck about their film "The Cleaners" who are hired to do the censoring on Facebook....
Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:12AM
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
text Video: Beautiful Country Burn Again, 39 min by Ben Fountain
October 13, 2018 Beautiful Country Burn Again Ben Fountain recounts the 2016 election and explores where he thinks the country is headed today....
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:10PM
text Trumponomics and Wall Street Rejoices by Rudolf Hickel and Lukas Hermsmeier
Economics should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing creativity and self-determination. The state should serve the public interest and reduce poverty. Instead, private or special interests are in the driver's seat. Trumponomics is a disaster that is really a sleight of hand. $8 trillion was given to the super-rich. The poor, seniors, children and students are attacked....
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:56PM
image Anakbayan Santa Cruz condemns the state supported extrajudicial killings of Human Rights Rights defenders in the Philippines 480_justice_for_the_sagay_nine_1.jpg by Anakbayan Santa Cruz
Anakbayan Santa Cruz denounces the trend of U.S- backed, state supported violence that has resulted in the brutal murder of Atty. Ben Ramos - Secretary General of the National Union of People’s Lawyers-Negros Occidental (NUPL). On November 6, 2018 people’s lawyer and human rights defender Ben Ramos was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting commissioned by the state to silence yet another activist and defender of the people....
Posted: Wed Nov 7, 2018 5:07PM
text Trumponomics and Wall Street Rejoices by Rudolf Hickel and Lukas Hermsmeier
Economics should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing creativity and self-determination. The state should serve the public interest and reduce poverty. Instead, private or special interests are in the driver's seat. Trumponomics is a disaster that is like a sleight of hand. $8 trillion was given to the super-rich. The poor, seniors, children and students are under a vicious attack....
Posted: Mon Nov 5, 2018 3:40AM
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 Brazil's 2018 Election, The Working Class, Fascism and Capitalism In Brazil 480_brazil_sao_paulo_teachers_1.jpg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek Radio looks at the recent election of anti-labor racist militarist Jair Bolsonaro and how the failure of the Workers Party PT brought this reactionary to power in Brazil....
Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:16PM
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
calendar Mission Neighbors: Stand Up for Sex Workers' Rights and Safety! 480_rad_mission_neighbors_san_francisco_1.jpg by Rachel West
Redstone Building 2940 16th Street, #217 @Capp Street...
Event Date: Thu Nov 8, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:33AM
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
calendar Sharon Smith Presents Subterranean Fire by East Bay Democratic Socialists of America
Moffit Library 350 Moffitt Library, Berkeley, CA, 94720...
Event Date: Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:20PM