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imageSEIU1021 AHS Highland Hospital Workers Strike for PPE/To Stop Contracting Out & Privatization
by Labor Video Project
Over 3500 workers from SEIU 1021 and CNA struck the Alameda Heath System on October 7, 2020. This agency set up by the Alameda Board Of Supervisors has been attacking health and safety conditions in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, contracting out and union busting. Workers discussed the destruction of the healthcare system and demanded that this company be removed from management of public health in Alameda County....
Posted: Wed Oct 7, 2020 4:01PM
imagePoor People's Caravan Targets Senators Feinstein and Harris
by Leon Kunstenaar
Political action as applied morality...
Posted: Mon Oct 5, 2020 8:50PM
imageAbolish the UCPD! Get Cops Off Our Campuses! UCSF Workers/Community Speak Out At UCSF
by Labor Video Project
A protest was held at the UCSF Mission Bay campus to demand the abolishment of the police at UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital. Students, UC workers including doctors, and community people participated....
Posted: Thu Oct 1, 2020 10:56PM
imageSan Leandro Hospital CNA Nurses Fight Covid, For PPE & Conditions For Nurses & Patients
by Labor Video Project
San Leandro Hospital nurse and chief CNA rep talks about the conditions at the hospital and the effect of Covid-19 on the workers and patients. She also discusses the role of the Alameda Board of Supervisors in supporting the union busting operations of Alameda Health Services which was set up by the Board to run the public health system....
Posted: Thu Oct 1, 2020 11:01AM
imageStop Murders At Foster Farms Factory! Workers/Community Demand "Lives Over Profit"
by Labor Video Project
A rally was held at the Foster Farms chicken factory plant in Livingston plant in Livingston to protest the murders of 9 workers and the contamination of hundreds of workers, their families and members of the community. Speakers demanded the criminal prosecution of Foster Farms CEO and executives....
Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:29PM
imageSEIU Local 521 Endorses Brown, Hill and Kumar for Santa Cruz City Council
by Santa Cruz News Network
SEIU Local 521 has endorsed Sandy Brown, Kelsey Hill, and Kayla Kumar for Santa Cruz City Council in the November 2020 election. SEIU 521, the local chapter of the Service Employees International Union, represents 40,000 county, city, and non-profit workers in 17 counties, grouped into five regions, across central California....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:05PM
image"Stop Rigging The Election" SEIU1021 Oakland Workers Demand Union Democracy
by Labor Video Project
SEIU 1021 Oakland members protested at the SEIU Oak Street office on September 23, 2020 to demand a end to the rigging of the election of SEIU 1021 officials. They are allowing a non-city worker on the salary of the union to run for chapter office....
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:31PM
imageZionism, Labor, Privatization, AMED & Public Education With SFSU Professor Rabab Abdulhadi
by Labor Video Project
SFSU Professor and AMED Director Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi talks about the latest attack on her and her program AMED by the Zionists and the SFUSD President and executives. She discusses the terror tactics of Zioinists and Nazis and how the University officials have not only refused to protect her and the program but have been accomplices to these attacks....
Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:49PM
calendarStop The Murders! Justice For Foster Farms Workers, Their Families & The Community
by Central Valley vs Covid Coalition
Dollar General Store 323 N. Main St. Livingston, California...
Event Date: Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:00AM
Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:45AM
imageIUOE39 Members Fight In Middle Of A Pandemic! SF Strike Rally For Striking Macy Workers
by Labor Video Project
Macy's is trying to weaken and force major concessions on IUOE Local 39 engineers. While giving their executives million dollar bonus they want to take away healthcare and force concessions on wages....
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:41AM
imageMonterey Bay Central Labor Council Endorses Brown, Hill and Kumar for Santa Cruz City Council
by Santa Cruz News Network
One of the Monterey Bay area's largest labor organizations, Monterey Bay Central Labor Council AFL-CIO, has endorsed Sandy Brown, Kelsey Hill, and Kayla Kumar for Santa Cruz City Council in the November 2020 election. The Monterey Bay Central Labor Council (MBCLC) is the local body of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), representing more than 39,000 union members and their families from the Monterey Bay Area....
Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:55PM
imageLabor Day Unite Here 2 & SEIU 87 Protest Lyft Union Busting & For Healthcare
by Labor Video Project
On Labor Day 2020 September 7, 2020, SEIU Local 87 and Unite Here Local 2 protested union busting by the hotels, Lyft and Giants....
Posted: Mon Sep 7, 2020 11:44PM
imageCovid, Death & Capitalist Crimes In California's Central Valley
by Labor Video Project
The growing pandemic in California's Central Valley including the eight deaths at Foster Farms is the focus of this program. Despite the fact that Governor Newsom and companies like Foster Farms were aware of the threat of the virus they refused protect the workers and their families. Cal-OSHA has less than 200 health and safety inspectors for California's 18 million workers....
Posted: Fri Sep 4, 2020 10:25PM
calendarLabor Day Fightback: Marriott, Lyft, SF Giants
by Marc Norton
MARCH: Assemble at Yerba Buena Park (3:45pm) CAR CARAVAN: Meet at ILWU parking lot, 2nd & King Streets (4:30pm)...
Event Date: Mon Sep 7, 2020 3:45PM
Posted: Tue Sep 1, 2020 1:05PM
imageRegarding Postmaster General DeJoy Temporarily Suspending Some Recent Policy Decisions
by In SF Bay Area Protesters Say It's Not Enough, Hit the Streets
Despite limited concessions by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy after a public outcry against mail delaying tactics, community members and postal workers rallied to demand that Congress save the US Postal Service in protests across the US. Of course the San Francisco Bay Area was no exception. On August 19, APWU National President Mark Dimondstein issued a statement saying why concessions made to assuage concerned Americans are not enough....
Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 3:38PM
imageCar Caravan in Fresno Promotes Equity
by Peter Maiden
In Fresno on Monday, August 24 Cars were decorated with signs promoting equity through taxing millionaires and billionaires. They then drove in a caravan through the city....
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:56PM
imageSF Postal Workers in "US Mail Not For Sale" Rally
by Leon Kunstenaar
Nationwide protests called by APWU and NACL in response to Trump's attack on the US postal system....
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 10:44PM
imageDeJoy Resign! SF Postal Workers/Supporters Of USPO Protest Privatization & Attacks
by Labor Video Project
Postal workers from APWU SF and the Mail Handlers as well as supporters of the US Post office rallied in San Francisco against the shutdown of postal sorting machines and the continued privatization of the public services that also threatens a democratic election. The rally took place on August 25, 2020 as part of a national day of action to protect the post office....
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 10:43PM
imageProsecute UBER CEO Dara Khosrawshahi For Failure To Provide Workers Compensation
by Steve Zelzter / Edward Escobar
Uber Must Provide It's Drivers Required Workers Safety Net NOW - Prosecute UBER CEO. Despite the passage of AB5, UBER refuses to follow the law and is appealing it in the courts to stall compliance....
Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:59AM
imageDon't Throw Us Under The Bus! SMART 1741 SF School Bus Drivers Fight For Healthcare
by Labor Video Project
The San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Vincent Matthews and the SFUSD school board are taking away healthcare benefits from the SMART 1741 school bus drivers and union members protested on 8/20/20...
Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:54PM