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videoILWU rally in Oakland 6/27/02, brings out the world. (video/x-pn-realvideo 1.0MB) by Dan Mattson
Several union port worker contracts on the west coast are running out this month. Negotiations are underway. During a break in negotiations today, 6/27/02 a rally was held at Port View Park in Oakland. Speakers from around the world were heard. In this 7 min video, a negotiator outlines the issues/...
Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2002 8:58PM
textNetworked Web/Microradio Broadcast of Portworkers Rally by Larry Shaw
The Portworkers Rally at the Port of Oakland at 11:00 am on June 27, 2002 will be broadcast over a web/microradio network along the West Coast. A live microradio broadcast from the Port of Oakland will be received by the SF IMC and web cast to other IMC's, where the streams will be picked up and broadcast via the Internet and microradio....
Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2002 12:38AM
text6/27WWW Broadcast Of ILWU/Maritime Port Workers Rally by Labor Video Project
Northern California Port Workers will rally to defend ILWU members, UPS Teamsters & SEIU 790 Port Workers on June 27, 2002...
Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2002 12:34AM
textTell BART: Don't Balance Your Budget on the Backs of BART Workers and the Working Class! by Steve Ongerth
Attend the BART hearing THURSDAY: Parking, fare increases Who: BART Board of Directors What: Public hearing on fare increases and parking fees Time: 9 a.m., June 27 Place: BART Board Room, First Floor, 800 Madison St., Oakland...
Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2002 11:49AM
text6/30: SF Gay Day: Labor Contingent Welcomes All by Rainbow
San Francisco is all dressed up in its rainbow best, ready for its 1 million strong 32nd Annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Transsexual Pride Parade which commences on Sunday, June 30, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. from Beale and Market and goes to 8th and Market, where there will be a huge celebration at the Civic Center. The Labor Contingent welcomes everyone, including straight people, who support labor and gay rights to join us....
Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2002 8:32PM
textMajor Portworkers Rally at Final Hours of Contracts by Larry Shaw
As contract negotiations reach their final hours, and the possibility of a shutdown of ports along the entire West Coast looms, portworkers will hold a major rally at Port View Park (end of 7th Street), Port of Oakland at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2002. On June 30, contracts with the Pacific Maritime Association expire for nearly all West Coast maritime workers’ unions....
Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2002 3:42PM
audioMidwifery: Case in Point (WINGS #17 & 18-02) (audio/mpeg 23.9MB) by Caroline Crane/WINGS
WINGS #17-02 -- Part I -- A case brought against a local home birth midwife in Grass Valley, California, leads to a judge's ruling in her favor that has wide implications for the midwifery trade. WINGS #18-02--Part II -- California state law is changed to accommodate the new view of homebirth midwifery. Comparisons with midwifery regulation and practices in other countries....
Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2002 11:40AM
textAnti-labor Willie Brown by Solidarity Forever
Anti-labor Willie Brown threatened the jobs of workers to get them to acquiesce to his viciously anti-labor proposal to balance the San Francisco city budget on the backs of the workingclass, instead of taxing the profits of the large corporations which could easily be done and is being proposed as a ballot measure. This good Democrat has built his viciously anti-workingclass, anti-tenant career in which he became a millionaire real estate attorney on the lie that he cares about labor....
Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2002 7:59AM
text6/30 SF Gay Day: Stop Fascism; Join the Parade by Solidarity Forever
As most people know, June 30, 2002 is Gay Pride Day in San Francisco. This year, it is urgent that everyone, gay, straight, lesbian, transsexual, transgender, bisexual and any other sexual orientation, participate in the parade to demonstrate to the current fascist president, George War Bush, that the gay liberation movement is here to stay and grow, and that we will not tolerate a fascist dictatorship....
Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2002 3:11PM
textLaborFest2002 Calendar Of Events by LaborFest
The ninth annual LaborFest 2002 will begin it's celebration on July 5, 2002 with films from the US and Turkey as well as photographs of Joe Blum and paintings by Mike Conner...
Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2002 9:11PM
text6/27BA Rally For Maritime/Transport Workers by Labor Video Project
N. Cal Maritime&Transport Workers will rally on June 27 in preparation for a possible W.Coast ILWU strike or lockout. Also a support meeting will be held on June 18 7:00 PM at 400 N. Point St. SF...
Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2002 7:38PM
text6/14 Father's Day Action By Day Laborers by SF Day Labor Program
No Father’s Day for Men on Cesar Chavez Street. Parents beg mayor, police to end the ticketing and move-alongs....
Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2002 3:13PM
imageStrike at Marriott Courtyard Hotel
by Charles Slay
Strike at San Francisco's Marriott Courtyard Hotel...
Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2002 10:02PM
San Francisco has 4 Footlockers. The Campaign for Labor Rights is coordinating actions in 20+ cities to protest Footlocker. 2) Contact Campaign for Labor Rights,, 202-544-9355, or go to the US/LEAP website to get an action packet (available Monday, June 10th) that includes: ~ Leaflet samples to download and use ~ Talking points for store managers ~ Up-to-date reports of the STIT fight in El Salvador and the international campaign...
Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2002 8:16PM
textLabor Protest in SF Draws 800 to City Hall by friend of Frontlines
LABOR PROTEST DRAWS 800 TO CITY HALL Activists want more action; Labor leaders and "Progressive" Democrats have no answers By Gina Alvarez...
Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2002 3:35PM
by Student Action Front
Activist Protest Gap with no problem...
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2002 11:41PM
textRally Today to Support Presidio Workers by ti2tb
There are two rallies in the Presidio today, Take It To The Bridge to Stop the War on Crissy Field, and a rally in support of workers and against privatization at Lombard Gate. From a press release on the OWC wire (Open World Conference in Defense of Trade Union Independence & Democratic Rights, SF Labor Council):...
Posted: Sat May 25, 2002 7:54AM
textCourtyard Marriott Fisherman's Wharf Strike by local2
Local 2 on strike at Courtyard by Marriott Fisherman's Wharf...
Posted: Fri May 24, 2002 11:13AM
text5/23 Day Laborers March to Protest Police Harassment by SF Day Labor Program
Support Thursday's March by Local Day Laborers!...
Posted: Mon May 20, 2002 11:40AM
text5/25SF Picket To Protest Presido Privatization/Union Busting by Bay Area Workers Democracy Network
Union Busters at the Presidio have layed off over 60 workers in their efforts to privatize the park. Workers & the community will rally to protest this on 5/25...
Posted: Sun May 19, 2002 1:53PM