Submitted by solidarity on Mon, 07/30/2012 - 10:48
Origins of the Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
In April 2003, at the start of the Iraq War, anti-war protesters organized demonstrations in the port of Oakland to stop the shipment of war materiel. They chanted “The war is for profit. Workers can stop it.” Without warning, Oakland police attacked the demonstrators and longshoremen who work in the port injuring scores. The UN Human Rights Commission criticized the U.S. government for its violent repression of protesters.
Submitted by solidarity on Sun, 06/03/2012 - 10:09
Submitted by solidarity on Sun, 05/27/2012 - 08:47
IBU ILWU Bay Are Golden Gate Bridge District Ferry workers promise end to one-day strike
"There will be a lot of people celebrating that bridge, which was made with all union labor," Secchitano said Saturday. "What about treating the workers with the same level of respect?"
Ferry workers promise end to one-day strike