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this day in crime history: july 30, 1975

On this date in 1975, former (and wannabe future) teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa disappeared. Hoffa was scheduled to have a sit-down at the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield, MI with Detroit mobster Anthony “Tony Jack” Giacalone and New Jersey labor leader Anthony “Tony Pro” Provenzano. 95 more words

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Illinois peeps, check out - A Union Power Broker in an Age of Insurgencies

Lee Saunders is making inroads in Washington, but the greatest threats to his American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union may come from farther away.. 9 more words


Illinois peeps, check out - James Green, Author and Human Rights Activist, Dies at 71

An author and teacher at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, Professor Green participated in protest politics for decades.. via NYT Business Day http://ift.tt/299UVU3


UFCW Workers Vote Overwhelmingly For Strike Authorization

Video Nadin Abbott

June 22, 2016 (San Diego) The United Food and Commercial Workers Union that are part of the bargaining unit for Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons, voted to authorize a strike when necessary. 221 more words

Read the FACTS about the misguided proposal to move Regional Planning from DTLA to Alhambra

Read the FACTS¬†about the misguided proposal to move the L.A. County Dept of Regional Planning from #DTLA to Alhambra. ¬†Don’t believe the hype.



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Strike Vote to be Taken by Supermarket Workers in San Diego

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June 11, 2016 (San Diego) San Diego supermarket workers, working for Kroger Corporation, based in Cincinnati Ohio. 165 more words

Janitors Arrested Outside Wells Fargo Bank

Image Jessica Cordova

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Photos Courtesy Jessica Cordova.

June 10, 2016 (San Diego) On June 9 Janitors and allies marched downtown, This is the day negotiations started between the union and the workers. 145 more words