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For Tri-National Day Of Action On 8/16/17 To Cancel NAFTA, Support San Quintin Workers
A call for a tri-national day of action on August 16, 2017 to cancel NAFTA, Boycott Driscoll's berries and for rallies and actions with US, Mexican and Canadian workers to cancel NAFTA, support the Driscoll's workers of the National Democratic Independent Union of Agricultural Workers (SINDJA) of Mexico. They are calling for protests throughout the US, Mexico and Canada to link up workers in Mexico, the US and Canada....
Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:59PM
ILWU Dockworkers squeezed by automation, abandoned by politicians; 8-Year Contract A Threat
A conference on technology and longshore workers was held in San Francisco at ILWU Local 10. Retired ILWU Local 19 member and chair of the Transport Workers Solidarity Committee wrote an editorial about the effort of the bosses and top union officials to push an 8 year contract....
Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:04AM
The Fight For Mexican San Quintin Farm Workers & Driscoll's with Al Rojas At San Francisco
President of LCLAA Sacramento chapter and a founder of the UFWA talks about the role of pesticides in agriculture and the struggle of the 80,000 farmworkers and their families for a union and decent living and working conditions. This presentation was made at ILWU Local 10 in San Francisco....
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:03PM
Protesters Shut Down Oakland City Council Meeting, Call for Budget That Responds to Oakland's Needs
In an act of civil disobedience, Oakland residents, city workers and community shut down the City Council budget meeting on June 26, preventing the council from approving the city’s 2017-2019 budget....
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:47PM
Farmworker communities from Monterey Bay Area call on California to ban brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos
Residents from all over California converge on Sacramento to deliver over 100,000 petition signatures demanding state action after U.S. EPA failed to implement a ban...
Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:09AM
Victor Arnautoff: San Francisco's Master Muralist of the 1930’s
SFSU professor Bob Cherny gives a lecture on his new book Victor Arnautoff: San Francisco's Master Muralist of the 1930’s. Arnautoff was the most important muralist in the 1930's in the bay area and he was hounded during the 1950's witch hunt leading him to leave the bay area for the Soviet Union....
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:58PM
"CLEANING THE SWAMP" Hunters Point & Treasure Island Tetra Tech Workers Blow Whistle
Four Tetra Tech health and safety inspectors who were working at the Hunters Naval Shipyard and Treasure Island reported on the systemic criminal cover-up and corruption by the company threatening the health and safety of the workers, residents and families who are now buying homes in the area. They charge that there is serious contaminated radioactive earth in the area where new construction has gone on....
Posted: Tue Jul 4, 2017 12:45AM
Pesticide Incident Sends 18 Farmworkers to Hospital
Advocates press for better notification & protections...
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:51PM
UPS Deaths & Suicide In SF & Debs Film-American Socialist: The Life and Times of Debs
The murders and suicide at the USP facility in San Francisco took place in a background of increasing overtime and stress in the workplace. This program looks at the conditions at the UPS and other facilities. The program also discusses the new film American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs....
Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:19AM
Corrupt BAAQMD Executives Stall Caps On Bay Area Air Pollution With Last Minute Proposal
The Bay Air Quality Management Management District executives at the last minute made proposals at the June 21, 2017 meeting to increase the level of pollutants by 25% in response to a policy to cap emissions. The BAAQMD management has previously bullied and fired two whistleblowers who were trying to stop the destruction of pollution records by the agency....
Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:36AM
Free Hugo & Free Rodrigo: IUPAT & Unionists Rally & Protest ICE In SF
IUAPT Painters and other unionists and supporters of immigrant rights rallied on June 20, 2017 at the SF ICE building to demand the release of Hugo Meijia Murguila who is a member of IUPAT and Rodrigo Nunez of UBC Local 713...
Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:51PM
Placerville Food Coop Workers Need Your Help!
The Placerville Food Coop nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada off Hwy 50 in Placerville Ca. use to be a relaxed mellow place to work. A small community food coop that employed maybe 25 people tops. Placerville has a long history of being a highly conservative area but that is changing quickly and the coop was a place where more liberal minded people could come to connect while enjoying a good organic healthy meal - a hub for the more left minded people in the area to connect and fee...
Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:05PM
"Binding Right with Might: The Great UK Bookbinding Strike of 1786" Talk by Dominic Riley
Master bookbinder Dominic Riley talks about the 1786 strike of UK bookbinders for a shorter workweek and also the role of anti-labor laws like the "combination law"...
Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:39AM
Free Our Brothers: Painters Local 83 & UBC 713 Protest ICE Arrests & Want Their Release
ICE SF Immigration Court ~ 630 Samsome St, SF...
Event Date: Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:49PM
LaborFest 2017 FilmWorks United Schedule
This is the schedule of LaborFest FilmWorks United 2017...
Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:10AM
"US Uniting Against Warf" Jeremy Corbyn on 10/20/07 at SF ILWU Local 10
On 10/20/07 a Labor Conference Against The War was held at ILWU Local 10 and Jeremy Corbyn who was against the war and a UK MP spoke to the conference along with former UK RMT president Bob Crow. Also Jeremy Corbyn returned to ILWU Local 10 on December 27, 2016....
Posted: Fri Jun 9, 2017 11:02AM
RETHINK Leadership in All our Designs, Endeavors and POLICY
For too many decades our union and other leaders have not done enough to educate themselves and the union members or the general public about the general problems and structures of capitalism, and other modes of design. Now we are very far "down the pike". Solutions abound, if we allow for real problem solving methods without preconceptions. Will the earth be virtually destroyed before the so called, union leaders get real....
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 6:06PM
Bay Area Air Quality Under Threat & the Fired Whistleblowers at BAAQMD
Health and safety advocates spoke at a meeting in San Francisco to discuss the role of the Bay Area Air Quality Control District managers. They reported on the failure of the agency to protect the community and public from dangerous toxins in the air. They also supported the whistleblowers at the District who have been fired for protesting the destruction of documents by the executives. The California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has refused to launch an investigation of these criminal ac...
Posted: Mon Jun 5, 2017 8:12PM
ILWU Local 10 Members Face Hanging Nooses At Port Of Oakland And Tesla Injuries Escalate
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek radio examines the growing incidents of hanging nooses and racist graffiti at SSA at the Port Of Oakland. The show also examines the serious injuries that are taking place at the Fremont Tesla auto plant. WorkSafe issued a report on the escalating injuries and health and safety problems....
Posted: Thu Jun 1, 2017 9:36PM
KQED: It’s time to Respect your workers
KQED Management and CEO James Boland is attacking the workers who are members of CWA NABET 51....
Posted: Wed May 24, 2017 8:35AM