fix articles 179123, steve stallone
Trumka and the Labor Press Bury Scandal About Removal of ‘Ethical Practices’ Clause (tags)
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka kept his determined silence, refusing to explain or investigate how an “ethical practices” clause, that had been in effect since the founding of the Labor Federation in the 1950s, had been removed in the 2005 edition of the Constitution.
Labortech 2008 In SF On Dec 5,6&7, 2008 (tags)
Labortech which brings together labor video, computer and media activists from around the world will be having a conference in San Francisco on December 5,6&7.
Labortech 2008 in SF On Dec 5,6&7 (tags)
Labortech 2008 an international educational and training conference on Labor media and technology will be held in San Francisco on Dec 5,6&7 in San Francisco
Police attack injures protesters, workers (tags)
OAKLAND, Calif. – Outraged witnesses and community leaders used words like “preemptive,” “premeditated,” and “brutal” during an emotionally charged meeting of the Oakland City Council to describe the Oakland Police Department’s attack on anti-war demonstrators and longshore workers near the gate of the Stevedoring Services of America dock on Monday, April 7.
National security, or war on workers? (tags)
OAKLAND, Calif. – Like many Filipinos living in the San Francisco Bay Area, Erlinda Valencia found a job at the airport, screening carry-on bags for passengers. She worked for Argenbright Security for 14 years, most of that time at a minimum-wage job, barely able to support her family.
West Coast Ports Stay Shut (tags)
Shippers: W. Coast Ports Stay Shut - Sun Sep 29,11:35 PM ET - By JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press Writer
PMA reject agreement, Closes West Coast ports (tags)
From the ILWU website. KPCC also reported on this. What does it mean? Are the ports closed?
LA TIMES on ILWU with short update (tags)
Below is yesterday's LA times on ILWU possible lockout by the bosses. NYT reports today the lockout is averted
Troop Movements In CA - strikebreakers? (fwd) (tags)
RUMOR that reserves in Western States being called up to break Longshoreman's strike and lock out in Seattle, Oakland, Long Beach and San Diego.
Bush threatens troops in longshore dispute (tags)
LOS ANGELES – The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) revealed this week that a secret Bush administration task force has threatened a military takeover of West Coast ports if the union decides to strike.
Labor Rally Thursday (tags)
Rally Thursday noon in Wilmington, CA to show support for the ILWU longshore workers.