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House Flipper, Landlord Shill And SF Property Speculator Is "political director" Of SEIU87
Olga Miranda, the president of SEIU 87 and a leader of the San Francisco Labor Council has a speculator and landlord shill as her "political director". He has a record of throwing working people out of their homes and is backed by SF Mayor Ed Lee....
Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:43PM
SF AFT 2121/SEIU 1021 Bureaucrats Tie CCSF Faculty Wage Increase To Ballot Measure
The SF AFT 2121 and SEIU 1021 bureaucrats have tied the CCSF faculty wage increase to a ballot measure after attacking the previous college bond measure for mismanagement by school bosses....
Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:44AM
Neoliberal Crisis Policy has Failed
The term "invisible hand of the market" goes back to Adam Smith. This assumes all economic activity promotes the common good. The state could provide a basic social security and equal access to education or raise taxes to make possible equal starting conditions. Neoliberalism's survival is surprising because its theoretical assumptions are dubious. People cling to neoliberal prescriptions against all empirical reality....
Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 4:28AM
AFL-CIO & Labor Opposition To Pipeline & Brazil Workers Protest With Strikes On WorkWeek
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio looks at the growing split in the AFL-CIO over the North Dakota pipeline and support by LIUNA, Teamsters and Operating Engineers to call for the national guard to protect the workers from Standing Rock Sioux Native Americans and other tribes and supporters who were defending their land and water. Also WorkWeek looks at the mass labor strike being organized in Brazil against anti-labor attacks, privatization and outsourcing....
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:02PM
Passionate Challenger Shakes Established Incumbent in West Oakland City Council Race
OAKLAND DISTRICT 3 CITY COUNCIL CHALLENGER NONI SESSION ACHIEVE’S DUAL ENDORSEMENT From Alameda County Labor AFL-CIO and the sole endorsement from SEIU 1021...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:57AM
Developers And Lobbyists Double Down For SF Supervisor Candidate Hillary Ronen
Contributions To City Hall Aide Are Illegal Under This November's Proposition T Ballot Measure, One Lobbyist Even Donated -Twice- The Legal Limit...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:26AM
More than 6,000 CA Public Service Workers Vote to Unite with AFSCME in Landslide Victory
Walnut Creek, Calif. – Six thousand public service workers represented by Public Employees Union (PEU), Local 1 voted Monday to unite with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)—one of the nation’s largest public service worker unions. Nearly two-thirds voted in favor of the affiliation, which will give public workers across eight Northern California counties a stronger voice to improve the vital services they provide their communities every day....
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:36PM
Ask OSHA to release all the emails workers and supervisors sent and received regarding violations at the Kraft Foods Plant Woburn Massachusetts 2008-2013. (Who knew what? Why did OSHA close the case on behalf of Kraft Foods while Kraft Foods had Kenneth Wengert on the OSHA Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee for managment (2012-2015)...
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 5:58PM
Trump/Clinton Ticket Dividing Us Along Lines of Race?
he American establishment is making a huge mistake making this (S)election solely about race...
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:24AM
Town Hall to Defend Anti-Fascist Berkeley Teacher Yvette Felarca
Berkeley Public Library, North Branch 1170 The Alameda (at Hopkins), Berkeley, California...
Event Date: Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:38AM
Rally and Protest at Driscoll's Berry Store and Distribution Center
1750 San Juan Rd, Aromas, CA 95004-9027...
Event Date: Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:25PM
General Strike Needed to Stop Police Killings
On September 2, 2016 in India, 180 million people went on a labor strike, shouting anti-government slogans. India is a country of 1.252 billion people. The US has 318 million. If they can carry out a general strike in a large country, so can we. We can start city by city, wherever the police killing takes place, until the killer cop is fired. A trial is a waste because it is a staged farce with no conviction or a conviction on a minor charge, all at taxpayer's expense. The pictures of In...
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 11:40PM
Familias Unidas por la Justicia Announce Next Steps after Historic Win
Sacramento, CA – Today, 9/22, Edgar Franks, organizer with Community to Community Development (C2C), the support organization for Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) reported on historic next steps following the culimination of FUJ’s organizing campaign. The farmworkers at Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm voted in a historic secret ballot election to have Familias Unidas por la Justicia represent them in negotiations for a union contract – the vote represents years of organizing and signals a new er...
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:26PM
Screening Of PRESS & Report On The Struggle To Defend Journalists and Teachers Of Turkey
Valencia Gardens Community Room-Two Blocks From 16th St. Bart 370 Valencia St. off Rosa Parks Lane Turn Left to Community Center San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:30PM
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:18PM
We Clarify and Reiterate the Driscoll’s Boycott is in Full Force
We will continue our resistance, boycotting Driscoll's for a better life and a better future for farmworkers' families in San Quintín....
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:30PM
Aclaramos de Manera Reiterada Que el Boicot a Driscoll’s Sigue Con Más Fuerza
Seguiremos en resistencia del boicot a Driscoll's por una mejor vida y un mejor futuro para las familias jornaleros en San Quintín....
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:22PM
Outsourcing & Privatization Of UCB With AFSCME 3299 UCB Gardener Hank Chapot
UCB AFSCME 3299 gardener Hank Chapot talks about the outsourcing and privatization of the university threatening the health and safety, the students, staff and public...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 5:25PM
The CFR, Unions And US Foreign Policy: Presentation By Larry Shoup
Author Larry Shoup talks about his now book "Wall Street’s Think Tank: The Council on Foreign Relations and the Empire of Neoliberal Geopolitics, 1976-2014" and the AFL-CIO...
Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 3:20PM
Bauer’s Drivers Latest Group to Choose Teamster Representation in the Tech Industry
(SAN FRANCISCO) September 14 –– Drivers with Bauer’s Intelligent Transportation are the latest workers in the tech transportation industry to choose Teamsters representation, after a majority of drivers signed up last week to join San Francisco-based Teamsters Local 665....
Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 5:16PM
FWP Applauds Resolution to Four-Year Labor Dispute Between Farmworkers and Supplier to Driscoll's Berries
Portland, OR, September 13, 2016 – Fair World Project, a project of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation’s largest network of green and ethical consumers, is proud to announce the results of an election on September 12 that confirmed the independent union Familias Unidas por la Justicia (Familias Unidas) as the formal representatives of farm workers at Sakuma Brothers Farm (Sakuma) in Washington State, supplier to Driscoll’s, the largest berry distributor in the world. Fair World Pro...
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:26PM