Tag Archives: San Francisco Bay Area

Handicap This! September-October 2013

Solitary confinement in Contra Costa County juvenile hall; New Bedford theater expulsion; Providence school makes disabled students work manual labor for little or no pay Continue reading

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BART workers face strike-breaking tactics

Several hundred rallied in support of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers trying to negotiate a contract with a modest raise and no more takeaways. Continue reading

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Labor support for Oscar Grant

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Labor for Oscar Grant Oakland, Cal.–On Oct. 23 the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) closed all the ports in the Bay Area, leading labor and community in support of Oscar … Continue reading

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California nurses strike for healthcare

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: California nurses strike for healthcare     Oakland, Cal.–On Oct. 12-14, nurses at Oakland’s Children’s Hospital staged a three-day strike over the proposed takebacks in their healthcare benefits. Practically all the … Continue reading

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