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.
The year workers said ‘no’
May 16, 2022 // Signs of "waking up" don't always involve unionizing. Some workers are purposefully decreasing their productivity, known as a "slow up" in pursuit of better work-life balance.
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.
A judge ruled that Amazon must reinstate a Staten Island worker who was fired.
April 19, 2022 // "We strongly disagree with this ruling and are surprised the N.L.R.B. would want any employer to condone Mr. Bryson's behavior," Kelly Nantel, a company spokeswoman, said in a statement. "Mr. Bryson was fired for bullying, cursing at and defaming a female co-worker over a bullhorn in front of the workplace."
Activision Blizzard employees walk out over lifting of vaccine mandate
April 6, 2022 // Activision Blizzard employees staged a virtual walkout Monday in protest of the company’s decision last week to rescind its coronavirus vaccine mandate for workers, according to multiple employees who participated. It is the game publisher’s fourth walkout since July of 2021 as the company continues to grapple publicly with multiple workplace issues.
Airport Workers Rally For Better Pay, Working Conditions Nationwide
March 30, 2022 // The contracted workers are demanding that American Airlines, United and other major U.S. airlines sign a pledge to ensure that the companies they contract with pay fair wages to airport workers and provide affordable health insurance and benefits like paid sick days.
NLRB Sues Amazon Over Firing Of Activist Who Used Bullhorn To Call Female Co-Worker “Gutter B*tch,” “Crack Ho” & More… Here’s the Video.
March 21, 2022 // Amazon fired an employee for using vulgar language toward another employee. Now, one week before an election is to begin, the NLRB wants him hired back.
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.