Posts tagged Protest

    Hundreds of truckers block Oakland terminal access to protest AB5

    July 19, 2022 // By Monday afternoon, the SSA, TraPac and Everport terminals announced there would be no night shift hours as the protesting owner-operators were only allowing around two company trucks per hour into the terminal gates throughout the day. On average, 250 trucks an hour would flow through the terminals on a typical work day. Matt Schrap, CEO of the Harbor Trucking Association, who was in Oakland on Monday, lauded the demonstration. owner-operators, Kimberly Sulsar-Campos, vice president of Oakland-based Iraheta Bros. Trucking, Rafael Quintero, Joe Rajkovacz, director of governmental affairs for the Western States Trucking Association, Employment Development Department [EDD] audit, Larry Dhaliwal, LDT Transport, Robert Bernardo, TraPac, Bill Aboudi, drayage trucks

    Could Netflix be the next big tech company to unionize?

    May 20, 2022 // Netflix’s updated dictum is a clear message that it doesn’t plan to change its content menu to cater to the tastes of its workforce. But as the Netflix worker demand list indicates, some employees are simply looking to influence company culture, which may, as a byproduct, influence the choices the company makes.

    Video: Amazon Protest (2020) Gerald Bryson shouting vulgarity

    April 19, 2022 // Judge forces Amazon to rehire and pay back wages. Gerald Bryson shouts vulgarity, racist and sexist remarks at Amazon protest.

    Dozens arrested during health care protest in Hartford

    February 19, 2022 // A big protest took place in Hartford Thursday afternoon. Hundreds of protestors from a health care union shut down the streets near the state Capitol and 24 people were arrested.