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 VIDEO  California Gig Economy Hurts Workers - Vote ‘No’ to Hold Companies Accountable for Minimum Wage, Other Labor Rights [Human Rights Watch] 2020-10-15

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


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California A double whammy for California’s jobless workers 2020-10-23 [Mercury News]

California Risk factors for occupational heat‐related illness among California workers, 2000–2017 2020-10-22 [Wiley Online Library]

California Silicon Valley's workforce is feeling more burned out than before the pandemic, with nearly 70% reporting work-home-home exhaustion 2020-10-18 [Biz Insider]

 VIDEO California Call To Jail UBER/LYFT CEO's: Workers & Unions In Rally In SF At UBER World HQ Against CA Anti-Labor Prop 22 For more info 2020-10-16 [LVP]

 VIDEO California Gig Economy Hurts Workers - Vote ‘No’ to Hold Companies Accountable for Minimum Wage, Other Labor Rights 2020-10-15 [Human Rights Watch]

 VIDEO California Rochester Labor Council Calls For General Strike If Trump Refuses to Abide By Election Results For more info 2020-10-15 [LVP]

California #MeToo Update: Hollywood Workers Demand Accountability for Sexual Abuse 2020-10-12 [Ms.]

California East Bay health care workers strike forces county to disband the boss 2020-10-11 [Labor Notes]

 VIDEO California Striking AHS SEIU 1021 & NNU-CNA Workers Hear Alameda Supervisors Promise To Fire AHS Bosses For more info 2020-10-09 [LVP]

 VIDEO California SEIU 1021 AHS Highland Hospital Workers Strike For PPE, Against Contracting Out and Privatization For more info 2020-10-08 [LVP]

California Understaffed and Unsafe, Bay Area Hospital Workers Strike 2020-10-07 [Labour Notes]

California How Uber and Lyft Are Buying Labor Laws 2020-10-05 [The American Prospect]

 VIDEO California CCSF Black Trade Unionists & Supporters Speak Out At SF City Hall Against Systemic Racism And Corruption For more info 2020-10-04 [LVP]

 VIDEO California AHS San Leandro Hospital NNU CNA Nurses Fighting Covid, For PPE & Conditions For Nurses & Patients For more info 2020-10-02 [LVP]

California CA governor vetoes bill to help displaced workers For more info 2020-10-01 [KCRA]

California Do California hotel workers deserve extra job security? They think so 2020-09-27 [LATimes]

California Worker’s Rights Board Hearing on Health Worker’s Work Conditions at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital - Sept 26, 2020 2020-09-27 [Sonoma Cty Gazette]

 VIDEO California Stop Murders At Foster Farms Factory In Livingston! Workers/Community Demand 'Lives Over Profits' For more info 2020-09-26 [LVP]

 VIDEO California 'Stop Rigging The Election' SEIU 1021 Oakland Workers Demand Union Democracy In Midst Of Covid Pandemic For more info 2020-09-25 [LVP]

California California, Here’s How to Protect Essential Workers 2020-09-24 [CA Health Report]

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]

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