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The SFMTA should lower the taxicab medallion transfer price "What was once something that provided a present and a future for working-class people is now an albatross around the neck."

The SFMTA should lower the taxicab medallion transfer price "What was once something that provided a present and a future for working-class people is now an albatross around the neck."
http://www.sfexaminer.com/the-sfmta-should-lower-the-taxicab-medallion-t...
By Peter Kirby on July 15, 2015 7:26 pm

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The Lessons of ILWU Local 10's May Day 2015 Action Against Racist Killings

The Lessons of ILWU Local 10's May Day 2015 Action Against Racist Killings
http://youtu.be/uC9hxY0cHZ4
On May 1, 2015 over 2,000 trade unionist, workers and community activists marched from the Port of Oakland which was shutdown by the ILWU Local 10 to Oakland City Hall.
On July 8, 2015 a meeting was held by ILWU Local 10 to discuss the lessons of this action and the continuing racist attacks in the bay area and nationally.

FedEx Loses Appeal in Case on Classification of Kansas Drivers

FedEx Loses Appeal in Case on Classification of Kansas Drivers
http://www.wsj.com/articles/fedex-loses-appeal-in-case-on-classification...
State supreme court ruling that drivers are employees, not contractors, is upheld
By LAURA STEVENS
July 14, 2015 7:53 p.m. ET

SF cable car operators call for safety reforms in wake of devastating injuries "Most operators who spoke with the Examiner feared reprisal for voicing

SF cable car operators call for safety reforms in wake of devastating injuries "Most operators who spoke with the Examiner feared reprisal for voicing their frustration with safety."
http://www.sfexaminer.com/sf-cable-car-operators-call-for-safety-reforms...

A growing way to cut pay: Treat workers as contractors

A growing way to cut pay: Treat workers as contractors
http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/2015/07/12/growing-way-cut-pay...
Alejandra Cancino, Chicago Tribune8:22 p.m. EDT July 12, 2015

(Photo: Abel Uribe / TNS)

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