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SF HERE Hotel Workers Shut It Down In 1980 "Union Town”
Two films from the organizing of the HERE Local 2 between 1997 when the rank and file organized a strike at the Zim's Restaurant chain and the 1980 hotel workers strike. These two struggles the rank and file had tremendous power in the local and it was put under a trusteeship by the International to shutdown the strike....
Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 9:02PM
CWA AT&T Workers Strike Mobility In SF: $21 K an Hour For CEO $16 An Hour For Workers
21,000 AT&T CWA workers strike on May 19, 2017 for a contract that would protect their living standards and against outsourcing and degradation of jobs. Mobility workers make $16.00 an hour while the CEO Randall L. Stephenson make $21,000 an hour or more than $28 million a year....
Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 5:10PM
Arrest UC Pres. Napolitano! UC Workers/Students Protest Corruption, Privatization & Fees
Dozens of UC students and workers from throughout the California protested at the UC Regents meeting on May 17, 2017 over the corruption scandal and cover-up of $175 million by UC President Janet Napolitano and UC executives. Workers are demanding her resignation and also a stop to union busting, outsourcing and privatization...
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 6:46PM
Commemorate revolutionary resistance and Judi Bari Day
E. 33rd and Park Blvd, in front of Oakland High School, Oakland...
Event Date: Wed May 24, 2017 11:30AM
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 1:08PM
UC UAW 2865 Calls For Resignation of UC Pres Janet Napolitano "we support ...resignation"
UAW 2865 UC which represents graduate students at all UC campuses is calling for the resignation of UC Pres Janet Napolitano for hiding a slush fund...
Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 4:36PM
Korea Pres. Moon Jae-in: Free The Jailed Korean Unionists Now! Rally At SF Korean Consulate
Trade unionists and supporters of the Korean independent trade unions rallied and spoke out at the San Francisco Korean consulate to call on the new president Moon Jae-in to free the jailed trade unionists....
Posted: Sat May 13, 2017 5:41PM
UESF Teachers/Staff Demand Living Wages at SFUSD Board-Housing Costs Driving Teachers Out
Hundreds of UESF teacher and staff rallied on May 9, 2017 at the SFUSD to demand living wages, an 18% wage increase over 3 years and proper staffing....
Posted: Tue May 9, 2017 8:52PM
Wells Fargo Teller/Whistleblower Guitron On Crimes, Bullying, Racism & OSHA Cover-up
Yesenia Guitron was a Wells Fargo bank teller in St. Helena and blew the whistle on fake accounts being set up and also racist targeting of immigrants and Latinos. She was bullied and terminated and OSHA management covered it up....
Posted: Sat May 6, 2017 3:49PM
May Day 17 In SF And Brazil General Strike Shuts Country
KPFA WorkWeek radio looks at the May Day protest in San Francisco and also hears from a metal trade unionist Herbert Claros da Silva in Brazil about the successful mass general strike on April 28, 2017 against the Temer government and it's privatization, deregulation and attacks on the working class and youth....
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 10:17AM
May Day 2017 March in Santa Cruz
A family that lives in the Beach Flats led the march with a child's sign proclaiming, "Fuera Trump! Viva La Raza! Viva Los Trabajadores!"...
Posted: Tue May 2, 2017 1:02PM
On May Day 2017 Workers & Their Kids Speak Out In SF - Defend Workers & Immigrants
Thousands of workers, trade unionists and youth protested SF ICE and the ILWU shutdown the bay area ports. Rallies were held throughout San Francisco....
Posted: Mon May 1, 2017 9:03PM
Workers Memorial Day, OSHA, Culture Of Corruption, Deep State/Tom Perez & Darrell Whitman
On 2017 Workers Memorial Week, Darrell Whitman a whistleblower at OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program talks about his fight to protect health and safety whistleblowers and how he and other WPP investigators were bullied, retaliated against and fired for trying to investigate workers who were fired for making health and safety complaints. He discusses the role of former DOL secretary Tom Perez, the Office of Special Counsel OSC, the Deep State and how regulatory agencies have been captured ...
Posted: Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:30AM
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in California
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program doesn't guarantee the right to live, work, or go to school anymore under President Trumps new policies. Recipients of DACA are now being denied their basic human rights and being detained. This could ultimately affect our social and economic systems....
Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:31PM
International Longshore Workers Union's May Day 2017 Rally and Port Shutdown
9 AM Rally at ILWU Hall, 400 North Point, SF 10 AM March to Justin Herman Plaza, to join May Day Rally and March...
Event Date: Mon May 1, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:17PM
Watsonville Driscolls Boycott Action
Safeway (Watsonville, CA) 2010 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville...
Event Date: Sat May 6, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:40PM
May 1: Shut It Down!
5:00 am - Blockade and walkout of UCSC Campus All morning - Autonomous actions across Santa Cruz 12 Noon - Rally at Main Gate UCSC Campus - High Street at Bay 1:30 pm - Rally at the downtown Post Office fence 2:30 pm - March to Beach Flats Community Center 3-6:00pm - Workshops and other activities in Beach Flats 6:30 pm - Outdoor party in Beach Flats...
Event Date: Mon May 1, 2017 5:00AM
Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:26PM
After Workers Fired, UC Berkeley Undergrads Shutdown Major Campus Event
Student workers of the Undergraduate Workers Union (UWU) shutdown annual campus-wide celebration to demand living wages, back pay, and the reinstatement of numerous workers who were illegally fired for organizing....
Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:49PM
Call-in to Shut Down Berkeley on May Day
Berkeley is at a boiling point. Student workers at Cal are staging daily walkouts; homeless people are dying in the streets; BUSD students are fighting daily battles for representation and safety; families are struggling to survive....
Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:00AM
The Struggle To Defend Public Education, Privatization, Union Democracy & Education Workers
A emergency education conference was held on April 15, 2017 to discuss and debate the attacks on public education including the growing privatization and outsourcing of education. Also the conference discussed and debated the idea of reforming charters which is being pushed by the CTA/NEA and CFT/AFT....
Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:14AM
Sonoma County Rent Crisis
Call to action to find solutions to the Sonoma Co. rent crisis....
Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:03PM