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Critique of Marianne Williamson at Occupy LA (tags)
A critique of a small part of Williamson's speech regarding capitalism.
Striking for Health Care (tags)
The supermarket workers in So Cal have gone over three months without agreeing on a new contract. The fight is mostly over health care benefits; if they lose, all workers in retail will see benefits decline.
JFAV-Island Pacific SuperMarket Held Bataan Day/Book Signing , April 11 (tags)
The Island Pacific Supermarket and the Justice For Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) held a Bataan Day Remembrance and a Book-signing last April 11, 2010 from 11:30 to 1;00 PM at Suite No. 3 Island Pacific SuperMarket in the valley. Scores of aging Filipino veterans and widows for the valley some of them in walkers, came for the event. One veteran. Lorenzo Sayson from the island of Negros complained that he and some veterans have not received their lump sum claims. The DVA has reported that 14,000 Filipino veterans from the Philippines have received their claims.
New, improved unions (tags)
New, improved unions
Clash of Cultures: Wal-Mart in Flagstaff (tags)
"A scandal occurred at the flashpoint of the campaign. Wal-Mart placed an advertisement that showed the 1933 book burning at the Berlin opera plaza. Whoever prohibits Wal-Mart prohibits freedom of thought. Wal-Mart apologized for its bad taste.."
The Los Angeles Supermarket Strike of 2003-2004 (tags)
Media coverage was eclipsed by Hollywood’s Academy Awards, but on Sunday, Feb. 29, Southern California supermarket workers voted 86% to end their five-month old strike, accepting a contract that amounts to a serious, if not total, victory for a determined employer offensive with national implications.Thus one of the most important strikes in the U.S. in years has ended in defeat.
Southern California Supermarket Strike: A Missed Opportunity (tags)
Article written before the vote about the outcome of the grocery workers' strike.
Montebello Supermarket Strike Rally (tags)
Around 100-150 people turned out on a drizzly Saturday to picket the local Albertson's.
Raucous Supermarket Strike Rally In San Pedro (tags)
An account of the rally held on February 19, 2004 in support of striking and locked-out workers at Vons in San Pedro, California.
Demand Dems support strike (tags)
Urge workers to demand the Democratic presidential candidates give substantial support to the supermarket strike; expose their false, pro-worker masks
Expose Dems by Demanding Kerry support strike (tags)
Demanding that Kerry (and the others) support the supermarket strike might help expose the Democrats and encourage the creation of a workers' movement independent of the two capitalist political parties
Portlanders support California supermarket workers (tags)
Yesterday, a crowd of about 50 rallied at the Safeway at 1100 NE Broadway in Portland to support the 70,000 workers who have been locked out of Southern California supermarkets for insisting on keeping hard-fought health benefits in the face of austerity plans being imposed by the big supermarket chains. See here for previous feature. Supporters marched into the store, up and down the aisles, chanting "Boycott Safeway!" and demanding fairness for workers and affordable health care for all...
Hundreds of trade unionists converge on Von's Pavillions supermarket in Garden Grove (tags)
Between 750 and 1,000 trade unionists converged on Von's Pavillions supermarket located at 9852 Chapman Ave. in Garden Grove today to protest the lockout/strike of more than 70,000 UFCW members in the Southern California area and demand that affordable healthcare be provided for all Americans.
Grocery Workers are Still Fighting (tags)
An article about the Southern California Grocery Strike/Lockout.
Misleaders’ Strategy Undermines Grocery Strike (tags)
"The strategy of relying on token informational pickets in in northern California, rather than extending the strike, is part of a loosing strategy by the UFCW bureaucrats that is defeating the strike. With a defeat in southern California it will be easy to extract concessions here. Victory will only come through real solidarity, with a militant rank and file class struggle leadership in the union that challenges the career bureaucrats for the continued life of the union!" --Steve Argue
Photos: SHOP AND AWE...again (tags)
Seventeen supporters of the strikers entered a Pavilions supermarket, filled their cart to the brim, had their groceries bagged, and walked away without their groceries and without paying for them.
Building Bridges Radio-The Southern California Supermarket Strike/Lockout (tags)
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 27 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON INDYMEDIA LINK
Thugs with Bats Assault Locked-out Grocery Workers (tags)
A gang of thugs with bats showed up to beat the living daylights out of locked out Albertsons workers in Laguna Niguel. Where's the outrage?
Updates on Los Angeles Supermarket Workers' Strike! (tags)
The Role of Women & Asian Pacific Islanders In This Important Labor Struggle By: Lee Siu Hin October 25, 2003 Photo: Diana Truong-Davis Picket capitan from Vons supermarket, with CA assembly women Judy Chu during the Ahmabra Von's Supermarket rally, organized by APALA and CA assembly women Judy Chu on Oct 23.
Rally to support supermarket workers with (tags)
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Supermarket Strike in Alhambra 10/23 (tags)
Photos from the Vons rally in Alhambra on the 23rd. This event was organized by the UFCW and Asian Pacifican American Labor Alliance.
TEAMSTERS REFUSING TO CROSS PICKET LINES @ Ralphs, Vons, Pavilions & Albertsons (tags)
Delivery Semi Crosses Picket Line (tags)
A semi, driven by a non-Teamster crosses the picket line at a Ralph's supermarket in Hollywood, CA 0m 34s
“ATTACK OF THE CLONES” HITS SANTA MONICA VON’S (tags)
As part of a National Day of Action, Consumers in over 100 Cities Leaflet and Protest Outside Safeway (Von’s), Shaw’s, Publix, Food Lion and Food Emporium
Greenpeace National Day of Action June 8th at Von`s Supermarket, Santa Monica,CA (tags)
Sixteen Dead and Aggression Against Las Madres de Plaza de Mayo (tags)
In the repression in the Plaza de Mayo this morning seven members of Las Madres de Plaza de Mayo were hurt.