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image The OSC Corruption & The Case Of OSHA WPP Whistleblower Darrell Whitman 480_whitman_darrell_interview_2-6-15__1.jpg by Labor Video Project
KPFA WorkWeek Radio interviews former US OSHA Whistle Blower Protection Program investigator and lawyer Darrell Whitman. He was bullied and fired along with all the other lawyers in OSHA Region 9 WPP office in San Francisco. He exposed the criminal corrupt activities of the OSHA management and also the obstruction of justice by then Secretary of Labor Tom Perez who is also now the Chairman of the Democratic Party....
Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:30AM
text The System Question as a Survival Question by Tomasz Konicz
A fundamental social alternative to the permanent capitalist chaos is sought. A rational social discourse on system alternatives would be an antidote to populism and to the irrational identity-mania that spreads in crisis times. The public discusses headscarves and leather trousers while late capitalism sinks in crisis....
Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:51PM
image SEIU 1021 Members Joined By ILWU 10 In Fight Against Racism By City Of SF 480_seiu1021_ilwu_solidarity_rally_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
SEIU 1021 members had a rally and action at the San Francisco Human Resources Offices led by Micki Callahan. They were protesting the systemic racism, workplace bullying and refusal to provide statistics on racial hiring and firing by the City and County of San Francisco. They were joined by the membership and leadership of ILWU Local 10. They also demanded the immediate return to work of SEIU 1021 health worker Cheryl Thornton who was improperly removed from the Potrero Hill Health Center....
Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:34AM
text The (Temporary) End of Globalization by Fabian Fritzsche
Protectionist measures could lead to losses of prosperity and increase the pressure to introduce more measures. This danger exists. Before the 2008 crisis, world trade grew over 6% per year (now 2%). Growth will decline again through the trade war. Why must US consumers pay more for imports from the EU? Why should European consumers be punished with higher prices for US imports? These questions aren't even discussed....
Posted: Mon Jul 9, 2018 2:59AM
image Korean Oracle Workers Strike & Struggle For Justice 480_oracle_kwu_3_1.jpg by Oracle Korea Labor Union
Korean Oracle workers have been on strike since May 16, 2018....
Posted: Sun Jul 8, 2018 7:42AM
calendar Laborfest: Film from China: Last Train Home 480_flyer_-_laborfest_2018_sv_1.jpg by LaborFest
San Jose Peace & Justice Center 48 South 7th Street San Jose, CA 95112...
Event Date: Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 6, 2018 2:34PM
image Trump's Navy Does Damage Control for Pelosi, Feinstein, Harris and Lennar In SF 480_tetra_tech_navy_treasure_island3-20-18_1.jpg by Steve Zeltzer
Trump's US Navy is doing damage control for Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Senator Diane Feinstein, Senator Kamala Harris and Lennar Builders. The US Navy is continuing to deny that there has been a criminal cover-up and falsification of tests on the $1 billion clean-up done by Tetra Tech and Test America....
Posted: Fri Jul 6, 2018 9:21AM
image SF ICE Protest, Rally Against San Francisco Med Examiner and MTA NEA Pres Barbara Madelon 480_mta_1.jpg by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio hears about the protest at ICE SF. Then WorkWeek interviews workers protesting the racist harassment and workplace bullying at the SF Medical Examiner's office. Then WorkWeek interviews MEA NEA president Mary...
Posted: Wed Jul 4, 2018 11:47AM
image One Day After Janus: SEIU1021 SF Workers Protest Racist Medical Examiner Michael Hunter 480_seiu1021_sf_examiner_hands_together6-28-18_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Dozens of San Francisco spoke out and rallied at the San Francisco Medical Examiners Office to protest the physical assaults on union stewards and systemic racism by the Chief Medical Examiner and TV "star" Michael Hunter....
Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:20PM
calendar Laborfest: Film: Bisbee ’17 by Laborfest
ILWU Local 34 Hall, 801 Second St., San Francisco. Across 2d St from baseball stadium. Diagonally across King St from MoMo’s Restaurant. Walk the one mile from Market on Second or on the Embarcadero to 801 Second Street or take public transportation as follows: T or N train from Embarcadero Station to Second and King Station, go to stadium side of King St, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium; 30 or 45 bus from Market and Fifth Streets (Powell Station) to end of line at Townsend between ...
Event Date: Mon Jul 2, 2018 8:30PM
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:53PM
calendar Show You Support Unions Today 480_america_needs_unions_1.jpg by Monterey Bay Central Labor Council
Four simultaneous rallies in our region: Santa Cruz Town Clock, North Pacific Ave at Mission St, Santa Cruz Watsonville Plaza, 358 Main St, Watsonville Salinas City Hall, 200 Lincoln Ave, Salinas Windows on the Bay, Monterey...
Event Date: Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:30PM
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:05PM
text Amazon, the Elephant in the Bookshop by Attac and Alternative Economic Policy group
Amazon is one of many examples of a gigantic problem. International corporations shirk from contributing their just share to financing the community. Complicated corporate structures enable exploiting loopholes and differences in the law. They are supported by hosts of advisers and lawyers who have created a "tax avoidance industry."...
Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:40AM
calendar Laborfest: Drama: Fight for 52¢ in 1930s; Open Mic by Laborfest
ILWU Local 34 Hall, 801 Second St., San Francisco. Across 2d St from baseball stadium. Diagonally across King St from MoMo’s Restaurant. Walk the one mile from Market on Second or on the Embarcadero to 801 Second Street or take public transportation as follows: T or N train from Embarcadero Station to Second and King Station, go to stadium side of King St, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium; 30 or 45 bus from Market and Fifth Streets (Powell Station) to end of line at Townsend between ...
Event Date: Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:40AM
calendar Laborfest: Palestinian Workers & Solidarity by Laborfest
ILWU Local 34 Hall, 801 Second St., San Francisco. Across 2d St from baseball stadium. Diagonally across King St from MoMo’s Restaurant. Walk the one mile from Market on Second or on the Embarcadero to 801 Second Street or take public transportation as follows: T or N train from Embarcadero Station to Second and King Station, go to stadium side of King St, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium; 30 or 45 bus from Market and Fifth Streets (Powell Station) to end of line at Townsend betwee...
Event Date: Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:27AM
calendar Laborfest: Charlie King and Rebel Voices by Laborfest
ILWU Local 34 Hall, 801 Second St., San Francisco. Across 2d St from baseball stadium. Diagonally across King St from MoMo’s Restaurant. Walk the one mile from Market on Second or on the Embarcadero to 801 Second Street or take public transportation as follows: T or N train from Embarcadero Station to Second and King Station, go to stadium side of King St, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium; 30 or 45 bus from Market and Fifth Streets (Powell Station) to end of line at Townsend between ...
Event Date: Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:04AM
calendar Laborfest: SF Labor Struggles & Architecture Walk by Laborfest
ILWU Sculpture, Mission St & Steuart St, San Francisco. Embarcadero BART....
Event Date: Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:57AM
calendar Laborfest: San Bruno Mountain Walk by Laborfest
Meet at 10:00 AM at the San Bruno Mountain Watch office (44 Visitacion Avenue, Suite 206, in Brisbane) To get there by car, follow Bayshore Boulevard to Brisbane; or take the #292 SamTrans bus....
Event Date: Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:45AM
calendar Laborfest: Education Conf: Charters, Privatization, Co-Locations & Fight Back by Laborfest
Finnish Hall, 1970 Chestnut Street, Berkeley...
Event Date: Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:55PM
calendar Laborfest: Oakland 1946 General Strike Walk by Laborfest
Meet at the fountain in Latham Square, 1611 Telegraph, at the intersection where Telegraph and Broadway converge, across from the Rotunda Building (Oakland City Center/12th St. BART)....
Event Date: Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:42PM
calendar Laborfest: Uber, Lyft, Public Transit & The App Nightmare by Laborfest
518 Valencia, San Francisco. 16th St BART...
Event Date: Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:33PM