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California Farm workers are laboring in dangerous wildfire smoke. What is Cal/OSHA doing to protect them? [UFW] 2020-08-27

California 'Everyone tested positive': Covid devastates agriculture workers in California's heartland [Guardian] 2020-08-08

 VIDEO  California Essential Blueberry Farm Workers Strike After Employer Cuts Pay Amid Pandemic [Now This] 2020-06-01

California Coronavirus: Hospitality workers union feeds more than 5,000 families at the Forum in Inglewood [Daily Breeze] 2020-04-11

California In California, Gig Workers Are About to Become Employees [Wired News] 2019-09-11

California Companies like Uber and Lyft required to treat contract workers as employees [New York Times] 2019-09-11

California SFO Airline Catering Workers Vote *Yes* to Authorize Strike [KQED] 2019-06-15

California Journalists' house raided by police [IFJ] 2019-05-20

California Oakland teachers’ strike ends with 11 percent raise and halt on charter schools [Sandhills Express] 2019-03-03

California LA teachers win big and beat back privatizers [Labor Notes] 2019-01-28


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California ‘I’m so scared’: California nail salon workers face ruin as pandemic wears on 2020-09-20 [SFChronicle]

California CalMatters: Bill’s defeat keeps undocumented garment workers in meager wages 2020-09-20 [Ukiah Daily Jrnl]

 VIDEO California IUOE 39 Members Standing Up In The Middle Of A Pandemic! SF Solidarity Rally For Striking Macy's IUOE 39 Engineers For more info 2020-09-18 [LVP]

 VIDEO California The Foster Farms Covid-19 Deaths and The Community With Deep Singh of The Jakara Movement For more info 2020-09-14 [LVP]

California These workers in Monterey CA were picking peas in thick smoke & haze for .54 cents a pound. The UFW continues to advocate for all farm workers 2020-09-13 [UFW]

California ‘I am part of the collateral damage’: Trump’s TikTok battle creates nightmare for some tech workers 2020-09-12 [LATimes]

 VIDEO California 9/11 & Maximum Yield: John Sferazo Ironworker 9/11 First Responder For more info 2020-09-12 [LVP]

California Pacifica’s Covid, Race & Democracy On LaborDay 2020 For more info 2020-09-09 [Pacifica]

 VIDEO California Labor Day Unite Here 2 and SEIU 87 Protest Lyft Union Busting & For Healthcare and Income With Covid For more info 2020-09-08 [LVP]

California Domestic workers like me deserve health and safety protections like other workers 2020-09-06 [Cal Matters]

California Uber Is Hurting Drivers Like Me in Its Legal Fight in California 2020-09-05 [NYTimes]

California Apple Must Pay Workers for Time Undergoing Exit Searches 2020-09-02 [Bloomberg]

California AHMC Healthcare Workers Hold Vigil For Colleagues Who Lost Battle With Coronavirus 2020-09-02 [CBS]

California Foster Farms to temporarily close poultry plant after 8 workers die of COVID-19 2020-08-30 [LATimes]

 VIDEO California DeJoy Resign! SF APWU Postal Workers & Supporters Of Post Office Protest Privatization and Attacks on USPO For more info 2020-08-30 [LVP]

California 'They don't care about the workers': Foster Farms employee at Livingston plant says he's scared to go back 2020-08-29 [ABC]

California California COVID-19 workers’ comp claims soar 2020-08-27 [Lake Cty Record-Bee]

California Farm workers are laboring in dangerous wildfire smoke. What is Cal/OSHA doing to protect them? 2020-08-27 [UFW]

California Overturning Austerity 101 2020-08-26 [Labor Notes]

California All hail the California court that put the brakes on Uber and co 2020-08-25 [The Observer]

 VIDEO California 'Pay Us Benefits' and 'No On Prop 22' UBER Workers Protest At SF UBER World HQ For more info 2020-08-21 [LVP]

 VIDEO California In Midst Of Covid Pandemic SMART Local 1741 SF School Bus Drivers Face Attack By SFUSD & First Student On Healthcare For more info 2020-08-19 [LVP]

California H-1B: Bay Area foreign tech workers stranded in India after President Trump’s visa order 2020-08-17 [Mercury News]

California Wage theft plagues L.A. garment workers. Why aren’t fashion retailers held responsible? 2020-08-17 [LATimes]

California Low-wage workers face retaliation for demanding COVID-19 safety measures at work 2020-08-15 [The Times]

 VIDEO California Giant's Owner 'Trying To Boot Us Out' Unite-Here Local 2 Concession Workers Protest At AT&T Stadium For more info 2020-08-15 [LVP]

California California sues Uber, Lyft for driver wage theft 2020-08-14 [Brinkwire]

California Dying Young: The Health Care Workers in Their 20s Killed by COVID-19 2020-08-13 [KHN]

California CA Labor Commissioner’s Office Files Lawsuits Against Uber and Lyft for Engaging in Systemic Wage Theft 2020-08-08 [Sierra Sun Times]

California 'Everyone tested positive': Covid devastates agriculture workers in California's heartland 2020-08-08 [Guardian]

California CA lawmakers propose more protections for farm workers impacted by coronavirus 2020-08-07 [ABC]

California Healthcare workers protest lack of COVID-19 protections The employees at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital hold rally 2020-08-07 [OCRegister]

California Cali AFL-CIO Disassociates Police Unions 2020-08-07 [Payday Report]

 VIDEO California Alameda CLC ED Elisabeth Ortega-Torro Supporting A's Billionaire Owner John Fisher Proposed A's Stadium In Port Of Oakland For more info 2020-08-07 [LVP]

California Healthcare Workers in Crisis 2020-08-06 [LA Progressive]

 VIDEO California Shut It Down! Workers Shut Amazon DSF4 San Leandro Warehouse For Health & Safety and Living Wage For more info 2020-08-02 [LVP]

California Black Lives Matter And Teachers Union Demand ‘Freedom Campus’ Within Nation’s Largest 4-Yr University System 2020-08-02 [Daily Wire]

California LA Hotel Workers Union and Allies Demand Sheriff Villanueva Resign 2020-08-02 [ACLU]

 VIDEO California The Covid Pandemic and Central Valley Agricultural Workers For more info 2020-08-02 [LVP]

California At Least 31 Workers Infected With COVID-19 At Costco Stores In Santa Clara County 2020-07-31 [CBS]

California 31 workers at 4 Bay Area Costcos are infected by COVID-19; stores stay open 2020-07-31 [LATimes]

 VIDEO California 'We're With Katy' Rally To Protest Firing Of ILWU 6 VCA-Mars Unionist Katy Bradley For more info 2020-07-31 [LVP]

California California’s child care providers win historic union election in landslide 2020-07-30 [1199J]

California California’s newest union: 45,000 childcare workers to be represented in contract talks 2020-07-28 [Sacramento Bee]

California Child Care Workers Approve Union Representation 2020-07-28 [CA Public Radio]

California In California, Child Care Providers Vote to Unionize 2020-07-28 [Am Prospect]

 VIDEO California 'We Mean Business' SF Unionists Protest SF POA & Demand Defunding of Police and End Militarization of Police For more info 2020-07-28 [LVP]

California Santa Rosa Hospital Workers Strike to Defend Sick Time and Health Care in Midst of Pandemic 2020-07-25 [Labor Notes]

California Postal Workers Union Sounds Alarm Over Budget, Trump Administration Rhetoric On Mail-In Ballots For more info 2020-07-25 [CBS]

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