fix articles 39920, workers rights
FULL RIGHTS FOR ALL IMMIGRANTS! ALL OUT FOR MAY 1 (tags)
WORKERS RIGHTS ARE IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! Diverse immigrant rights groups all over the United States will come out in a united full force for an all-out drive to push genuine immigration reform in 2010. In almost all major cities of the United States, immigrant rights groups led the labor unions, immigrant rights advocates and anti-war and racism forces like the International ANSWER Coalition will hold march and rallies for full immigrant rights and to commemorate International Workers Day.
Dropping the Ax: Illegal Firings During Union Election Campaigns, 1951-2007 (tags)
WHAT IS Union Busting? ...Union-busting is a practice that is undertaken by an employer or their agents to prevent employees from joining a labor union, or to disempower, subvert, or destroy unions that already exist.
ALL OUT THE STREET! May Day 2009 National Immigrant Workers Mobilization! (tags)
We are calling A national day of multi-ethnic unity with youth, labor, peace and justice communities in solidarity with immigrant workers and building new immigrant rights & civil rights movement!
EPCC STATEMENT FOR MAY 1 RALLY IN LA (tags)
We march today, May 1 to demand full legalization and rights for all immigrants and for workers rights. We militantly are in solidarity with all working people of the world and in the United States. Today the Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) will be marching with the AJLPP and ANSWER-LA and with the May 1 Immigrant Coalition. We are demanding full rights for all immigrants, a stop to ICE raids and deportations and to fight for better workers rights and living conditions.
Open Letter to All Republican Senators on a Possible Employee Free Choice Act Compromise (tags)
By using my dual-purpose membership card as a universal card instead of using the current language under the present S.560 bill, there is no question anymore as to whether or not the Employee Free Choice Act 2009 eliminates “Secret Ballot” elections. Under my proposal it would not.
Stewart Acuff, special assistant to AFL-CIO President John Sweeney touts EFCA (tags)
Employee Free Choice Act: Acuff told his Denver audience that he believes the legislation will come before Congress in seven to eight weeks and that he is hopeful Senate Democrats will be able to round up 60 votes.
Employee Free Choice Act: "Reconciliation" is One way to Bypass Filibuster Rule (tags)
The "reconciliation" process which allows measures to pass the Senate on simple majority votes is nothing new. The legislative tactic is being considered to push through President Obama's global warming and health care programs, and perhaps his proposals to raise taxes on the wealthy.
U.S. Senate and House Introduce Employee Free Choice Act ( EFCA ). SPFPA at the Forefront (tags)
Today is one of those defining moments in history as we introduce legislation that puts power back into the hands of the people who are truly the backbone of this economy.
Senate voted 80-17 to confirm Hilda Solis as President Obama's Secretary of Labor (tags)
Hilda Solis Confirmed YES! The Department of Management Will Now Be Known as the Department of The Workers Rights!
New Poll by The Coalition for a Democratic Workplace is Nothing but a Big SCAM (tags)
New Poll: Obama Voters Reject Big Labor's Card Check Agenda - PR Newswire (press release),From the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace NY - 15 minutes ago - 81% of Obama voters believe that Congress should focus on other issues like jobs and health care before dealing with EFCA. 68% of Obama voters believe the ...
For Media, ‘Employee Free Choice Act' Promise Is One to Break (tags)
Corporate outlets suddenly discover ‘workers rights’ If corporate media really cared about workers rights, there probably would have been more than zero stories on those rights on the nightly broadcast news in the last year.And labor representatives would likely have provided more than the not quite 0.2 percent of nightly news sources found in a recent survey (Extra!, 5–6/02). Yet we are to believe that concern for workers rights drives some elite media to oppose the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA).
Nike Just Does it Again (tags)
Students and community to hold demonstration and press briefing in response to Nike’s actively shutting down its non-sweatshop factories
Protest to Tell Levi's to Respect Worker's Rights! (tags)
What: Join Sweatshop Watch in a festive holiday protest to demand that Levi’s take responsibility for violations of labor rights. When: Saturday, December 17, 2005; 11am sharp-12noon (meet at 10:30am outside of the store) Where: CA Levi’s Store on Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade 1409 3rd Street Promenade (near Santa Monica Boulevard) Santa Monica, CA 90401
Building Bridges Radio - Wal-Mart Discriminates with Liza Featherstone & Judy Gorman Sin (tags)
Building Bridges Radio presents this 28 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON LA INDYMEDIA AUDIO LINK
GAPATISTAS RIDE AGAIN: We'd Rather Wear Nothing Than Wear Gap!!! (tags)
Please join us for the Hollywood premiere of our GAPATISTA ROAD SHOW to Miami to stop the FREE TRADE AREA OF THE AMERICAS (FTAA) Nov 17--21, where up to 100,000 protestors are expected to converge!!! At the Hollywood Gap action we’ll march to the doors of the Gap with a giant 200-year-old redwood stump, logged by the Fishers of Gap, Inc. A mini FTAA & LOCAL ISSUES TEACH-IN will ensue, using the stump as a stage. Speakers will alternate with GREAT SONGS and RADICAL CHEERS, all building to the CLIMACTIC MOMENT when we STRIP for JUSTICE IN FOREST, FIELD, & FACTORY!!! We’ll round off the action with lealfeting and one-on-one. Come Strip with us for Redwoods and Workers Rights, for Global Ecology and Global Justice!!! Bring drums, noise-makers, and outlandish underwear!!!
California Governor Election and PFP/Labor Events (tags)
California Governor Election and PFP/Labor Events:
Punk Band, THE EX in L.A. (tags)
Internationally renowned political Punk band from Amsterdam arrives in Los Angeles for a one night appearance!
"Bread and Roses" Film and Justice for Janitors (tags)
Thursday is Global Justice... Immigrant, Indigenous and Workers Rights. It seems appropriate to show this Interview with Paul Laverty, scriptwriter for acclaimed radical U.K. film director Ken Loach, about Loach's latest film "Bread and Roses" which is set against the backdrop of the Justice for Janitors campaign in L.A. Video real 10 minutes (Sorry about the accents, Paul is broad Glasgow, Scotland and I'm broad Yorkshire, England)