PNLHA Oregon will host the 1934 ILWU Remembrance Event in St Johns Portland on July 11, as agreed at the Oregon trustees’ meeting in Salem on June 6, 2015. 61 more words
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We come to mark it on our calendar every year. It comes as the annual chance to bring issues together, meet and greet and have an action that is often more about getting re-energized than about getting something done. 1,439 more words
When I first learned that Penn’s Student Labor Action Project (SLAP) was engaging in an initiative to compel the University of Pennsylvania to contribute Payments In Lieu of Taxes (PILOTs) to the city of Philadelphia’s struggling school system, I was alarmed that the rationale provided for Penn’s participation was essentially based on the unfortunately inaccurate assumption that “it doesn’t matter what you give–anything will help.” I was likewise alarmed when SLAP joined up with the national $15 minimum wage movement on the basis of purely moral appeals, presenting an honorable front that was nevertheless infused with bad economics and a classist distaste for those who dared to disagree. 1,139 more words
Thirty community members and union supporters confronted and temporarily stalled a bus transporting scab workers to the Port of Vancouver, Washington, last Wednesday.
The action came a day before the one-year anniversary of the… 944 more words