Category Archives: Labor

Fast Food Strike May 15!

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p2w2NH-yp Fast-food workers are planning a global strike for better pay and working conditions, with actions set to take place in 150 U.S. cities and 32 other countries in a bid to exert pressure on multinational companies. Strikes … Continue reading

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Community Solidarity With Our Teachers

From the “Redwood Progessive” listserve of Richard Salzman http://www.richardslist.org  wrote: Eureka Teachers Association is asking community members to come out in support of our teachers! 7:30-8:30 am, Thursday March 6th. Corner of 7th & J St. Eureka,   California Teachers’ … Continue reading

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Fundraising Season – Host A Small House Party!

shortlink here: http://wp.me/pbr9G-3PC mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/over.input Hi Everyone, It is fund raising season again and I would like to raise some funds for my friends at PARC, People’s Action for Rights and Community here in Eureka. http://highboldtage.wordpress.com/2013/05/21/donations-requested-to-keep-parc-perking/ So between now … Continue reading

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Workers Strike at Miami Walmart – Demand 40 Hours Work – VIDEO EN ESPANOL

shortlink here http://wp.me/p2w2NH-pH In an unexpected act of collective frustration, dozens of Walmart associates walked off the job at the Hialeah Walmart on 9300 NW 77th avenue in Miami, Florida on Friday Oct 18th, 2013. As many as 80 workers … Continue reading

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Walmart Threatens DC to Avoid Paying Fair Wages

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p2w2NH-nX mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/read.overloaded Wal-Mart says it will pull out of D.C. plans should city mandate ‘living wage’ By Mike DeBonis, Published: July 9 E-mail the writer The world’s largest retailer delivered an ultimatum to District lawmakers Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Chinese Workers Take American CEO Hostage

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p38Pt0-eS mnemonic here:  http://urlet.com/probability.bengal Angry workers hold Florida executive captive over unpaid salary By Arturo Garcia Tuesday, June 25, 2013 9:46 EDT via Raw Story:  http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/06/25/angry-workers-hold-florida-executive-captive-over-unpaid-salary/ “The owner of a Florida-based medical supply company has been trapped inside … Continue reading

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Fair Wage Cafe! FREE Community Event Sat June 29, Eureka!

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p2w2NH-nL mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/trained.calculated Free Community Event FAIR WAGE CAFE! SATURDAY, JUNE 29 12 Noon to 5:00 pm Hosted by the people who wrote the Eureka Fair Wage Act. The Fair Wage Cafe is an open and casual … Continue reading

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