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image Union officials suppress member support for BDS 480_united_auto_workers_1.jpg original image (450x455) by via Palestine Legal
May 25, 2016 - As a growing number of local unions endorse Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) in solidarity with Palestinian workers, the United Auto Workers (UAW) Public Review Board last week affirmed a decision to nullify the BDS resolution adopted by members of Local 2865.
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 3:37PM
image "I Will Be In A Tent Without 18%" SEIU 1021 SFUSD Workers Protest For Pay Parity 480_seiu1021_sfusd5-13-16_1.jpg original image (4032x3024) by Labor Video Project
SEIU 1021 San Francisco Unified School District workers protested for pay parity. Many are 18% behind other city workers who do the same work. They also cannot afford to live in San Francisco and commute with their salaries.
Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 11:04PM
calendar Anti-Hillary Clinton Action in Salinas 480_evil-hillary_1.jpg original image (368x546) by Watsonville Brown Berets
Hartnell College 411 Central Ave Building G -- Auxiliary Gym Salinas, California
Event Date: Wed May 25, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 5:29PM
image El Festival de la Fresa 2016: Traído a usted por la explotación 480_boycott-driscolls-oxnard-strawberry-festival_1_1_1_1.jpg original image (960x540) by Colectivo Todo Poder al Pueblo
La Industria y los funcionarios de la ciudad e incluso organizaciones de cambio social sin fines de lucro son conscientes, pero por desgracia, todos se benefician materialmente y son en gran parte silenciosas, delicadas en sus preocupaciones, o estructuralmente limitados en instituir reformas ambientales y hacer trabajo significativo.
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 1:54PM
image Strawberry Festival 2016: Brought To You By Exploitation 480_boycott-driscolls-oxnard-strawberry-festival_1_1.jpg original image (960x540) by Colectivo Todo Poder al Pueblo
Industry and city officials, even charities and non-profit social change organizations are aware, but, unfortunately, all benefit materially, and are largely silent, watered down in their concerns, or structurally limited in instituting meaningful labor and environmental reforms.
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 1:33PM
image Overwhelming vote for UFW by blueberry workers at McFarland ranch with 627 workers 480_blueberries_strike_klein_management_gourmet_trading_co_mcfarland_ranch_kern_county_1.jpg original image (960x540) by via United Farm Workers
May 21, 2016 - Blueberry workers who struck for three days this week overwhelmingly voted Saturday, May 21 to be represented by the United Farm Workers during a union representation election overseen by the state Agricultural Labor Relations Board. It was the second union election victory in a month. Farm workers at two related Oxnard, Calif. companies with a total of 240 employees voted for the UFW on April 20 at Hiji Bros., Inc. celery company and the Seaview Growers Inc. nursery.
Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 11:32PM
image Riders and drivers rally against bus cuts in Santa Cruz 480_dsc_0023_1.jpg original image (1600x1063) by Zav Hershfield
A group of bus riders and drivers staged a rally at the Santa Cruz downtown METRO station in protest of planned cuts to the county bus system. METRO plans to reduce service across the county and cut more than 40 driver positions.
Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 11:28AM
image Strawberry and Justice Festival May 19 2016 480_145_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Held on Thur. May 19th. 2016 at UCSC Hay Barn Santa Cruz CA. 4p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 7:53PM
text Mike Rotkin Addresses ACLU Board Concerns About Bus Route Reduction by Steve Pleich
Increased Federal Funding and Gas Tax Will Help Balance the Transit System Budget
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 7:07PM
image Zionist/Nazi Relations in 1930's Becomes Big Issue in British Politics-With Lenni Brenner 480_nazi_and_jews_mildenstein_medal_1.jpg original image (786x382) by Lenni Brenner
The Zionists and Rightwing UK Labourites are launching a witch hunt against supposed anti-semites because they have exposed the historic relationship between the Nazis and the Zionists who colluded during the 2nd WW. Nazis were invited by the Zionists to Palestine because they agreed with the Nazi solution of Jews going to Palestine for their own state.
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 1:17PM
calendar Richmond Meeting-Connecting The Dot, Charter Schools, Privatization And Public Education 480_beller_moses_1.jpg original image (235x400) by Defend Public Education
Hilltop Community Church 3118 Shane Dr. Richmond, California
Event Date: Sat May 28, 2016 10:00AM
Posted: Tue May 17, 2016 8:33AM
image Day of Action in Support of Familias Unidas and San Quintin, MX Farmworkers 480_boycott-driscolls-global-day-of-action_5-7-16_1.jpg original image (503x929) by via Boycott Sakuma Berries
On Saturday, May 7th, there was a call from farm workers for a Boycott Driscoll’s International Day of Action to bring attention to the fight in the berry fields both in Washington State and San Quintin, MX.
Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 11:20PM
calendar Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting by John Torok
SEIU Local 1000 hall, 436 14th St 2nd Floor, Oakland
Event Date: Wed May 25, 2016 6:15PM
Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 7:37PM
image Boycott Driscoll's Berries Demonstration In Watsonville California USA 5-14-2016 480_055_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
Continuing to put presure on Driscoll's & Sakuma Farms to give the farmworkers a union contract with decent pay and better working conditions in the fields!
Posted: Sat May 14, 2016 11:27PM
document AT&T Shareholders meet Communications Workers of America 2016_shareholders_-_cwa_activists_3_page.pdf_140_.jpg original image (x) by Stan Santos
This article discusses AT&T connections to BIG MONEY. Learn about efforts to silence the voice of labor and progressive shareholders' motions for transparency in AT&T political donations and lobbying.
Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 3:53PM
text Court unanimously sides with farmworkers and employers against government secrecy by Enrique Segovia
Farmworkers and their employer won a victory against government secrecy last week. A California appeals court unanimously ruled that a state law that created secret hearings for government-sponsored imposition of employment contracts on farmworkers. In this case, the workers and their employer worked together, along with top First Amendment groups, to strike down the law.
Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 2:56PM
calendar Driscoll's Boycott Actions in Watsonville & Santa Cruz 480_boycott-driscolls_1.jpg original image (960x960) by Watsonville Brown Berets
Watsonville Civic Plaza 275 Main Street Watsonville, California 95076
Event Date: Sat May 14, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 1:20PM
calendar Strawberry and Justice Festival 480_strawberry-justice-festival-2016_1.jpg original image (2048x1272) by UCSC Food Systems Working Group
CASFS Hay Barn Near the intersection of Coolidge Drive and Ranch View By the base of UCSC campus
Event Date: Thu May 19, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 1:04PM
calendar 13th Annual Cesar Chavez Convocation 480_ccc-8.5x11-2_1.jpg original image (3400x4400) by Ariana Federico
Colleges Nine/Ten Multipurpose Room, UC Santa Cruz
Event Date: Wed May 18, 2016 6:30PM
Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 4:31PM
text UFW improving farm worker lives through proactive union work by via United Farm Workers
Attending the United Farm Workers’ 20th Constitutional Convention May 19-22 at the Rabobank Convention Center in Bakersfield, Calif. are nearly 400 farm worker delegates and alternates representing their co-workers at ranches under union contract in California, Oregon and Washington state. The convention highlights how farm workers today are living out the legacy of Cesar Chavez and the farm worker movement.
Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 4:14PM