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Stop Retaliation & Hanging Noose Incidents: Defend Recology IBT 350 Member Daryl Washington - by Labor Video Project
Labor and community activists spoke out at the recology company in San Francisco over a racist hanging noose incident and retaliation against IBT 350 whistleblower Daryl Washington. Workers pointed out that workplace bullying is going on at many other places
Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 2:58PM
Puerto Rico: Labor and The Fight Against Neoliberalism and Colonialism Presentation - by Labor Video Project
Javier Córdova spoke in San Francisco about the labor struggles in Puerto Rico and the attack on education and public services.
Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 9:39AM
Tiel and Cairo Kwame talk with Gahiji about Threads of Truth Clothing and its pol message (audio/mpeg 28.0MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Tiel and Cairo Kwame talk with Gahiji Akil Lumumba Barrow about their clothing line Threads of Truth, its political message of liberation and police brutality as well as bringing focus to political prisoners.
Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:19AM
LAO Notes "Significant Uncertainty" of Reed/DeMaio Pension Reform Measure - by Steven Maviglio
Nonpartisan Review Questions Impact on Current Employees, Legality, Death & Disability Benefits
Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:17PM
Greece demonstrates - by International Communist Party
At the end of yet another «historic» marathon session Brussels negotiations between the Greek government and its creditors, a «definitive» agreement has yet again been found to «resolve" the Greek crisis: Greek Prime Minister Tsipras and his team have come to accept as a condition for new loans to the virtually bankrupt Greek government, a plan of austerity measures significantly harsher than he had rejected a week earlier and against which he had, supposedly, held a referendum! The only...
Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:55AM
The Importance of Building a Labor/Community Alliance - by Mike Rhodes
Interview with Ruben Zarate about the importance of building a Labor/Community alliance and electoral politics. Photo below: Ruben Zarate is the labor relations representative of the Laborers’ International Union of North America and the political affairs director of the CLC.
Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:01AM
Santa Clara County workers vote to ratify contract - by via SEIU 521
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22 – Santa Clara’s largest labor force has voted to approve a four-year contract that lays the groundwork for recovery of public services which had faced substantial recessionary cuts in years past.
Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:55PM
NNU Statement on Black Lives Matter and the Health Impact of Societal Racial Disparities - by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United joins with the AFL-CIO and activists across the United States in urging all presidential candidates to address the pervasive problems of racial and economic justice that have so stained our nation.
Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:51PM
WW On AFA UAL Picket at SFO, AFT Weingarten & Hillary Clinton & Hanging Noose At Recology - by WorkWeek Radio KPFA Pacifica
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio on 7/21/15 looks the recent CWA AFA United Airlines picket at SFO and the issues facing flight attendants. WorkWeek then hears from Washington (DC) Teachers Union Vice President Candi Peterson about AFT Pres Weingarten's endorsement of Hillary Clinton and the issues of privatization, charters and testing. Last WorkWeek hears about a protest that will be held against hanging nooses and workplace bullying at SF Recology from Daryl Washington, a member of IBT 350 wh...
Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2015 8:15AM
Nurses Invite Pope Francis to Meet to Discuss Health Effects of Climate Crisis - by via National Nurses United
Leaders of unions representing leading nurses and other healthcare workers in 18 countries from every major continent are requesting a meeting with Pope Francis during his upcoming visit to the U.S. to discuss ways to work together to combat the alarming health effects of the climate crisis and other environmental degradation.
Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2015 4:40PM
SF Picket Rally Against Hanging Nooses At SF Recology - by United Public Workers For Action
San Francisco Recology 501 Tunnel Avenue San Francisco
Event Date:Mon Jul 27, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 8:53AM
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly - by John Torok
SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall 436 14th St Ste 200 Oakland
Event Date:Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:15PM
Posted: Fri Jul 17, 2015 4:43PM
Contract Now! CWA AFA UAL SFO Flight Attendants, Teamsters and Other Workers Demand Contr - by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of CWA AFA Flight attendants, IBT UAL mechanics and pilots joined the picket lines on an international day for action on July 16, 2015 including at SFO
Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:19PM
7/16/15 CWA AFA UAL Flight Attendants Picket SFO UAL For A Contract - by CWA-AFA
SFO Location: Departure level, United Terminal 3, SFO International Airport
Event Date:Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2015 9:11AM
The Lessons of ILWU Local 10's May Day 2015 Action Against Racist Killings - by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 10 and LaborFest organized a meeting to look at the lessons of ILWU Local 10's May Day Action against racist killings.
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 11:48PM
Colombian GM Injured Workers Have Human Rights Rally/Protest Monday August 3, 3015 4:00 PM - by United Public Workers For Action
San Francisco Colombian Consulate 595 Market St. San Francisco
Event Date:Mon Aug 3, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 11:29PM
IBEW 1245 Officials Whoring For PG&E In SF-Supports Corrupt Utility Bosses And Nukes - by repost
IBEW 1245 officers have colluded and conspired with corrupt officials of PG&E and Michael Peevey, formerly of the California Public Utility Commission. They attended a dinner honoring him after he was forced out and they have refused to defend their members who have fought for health and safety and been whistleblowers at gas lines and nuclear plants. This company union is in favor of nuclear power and against public power which is exactly the line of the privately owned utilities.
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:01PM
Reduced Working Hours as a Socio-Economic Investment - by Michael Schwendinger and Martin Risak
In these Austrian articles, reduced working hours is seen as a socio-economic investment, not a cost-trap. In a 1909 study by Sidney Chapman, shorter working hours lead to higher productivity and greater output. More time sovereignty and better health of workers would be gains in the long-term. Why can't we experiment in redefining work, health, strength, and happiness? Sustainability means not taking resources and possibilities from the rising generation. The economy should be a part of ...
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 3:50AM
Pope Francis: Pope Of The Poor, Of Mother Earth, Of Prisoners - by NLB
Pope Francis has emphasized economic equality, reducing the gap between rich and poor, has said all on earth must protect earth, has said 'who am I to judge' in reference to gays etc.
Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2015 11:12AM
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting - by John Torok
436 14t St Ste 200 Oakland CA 94612
Event Date:Tue Jul 14, 2015 6:15PM
Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2015 4:49PM