Protest at GAP HQ highlights garment giant’s lack of humanity

Community activists gathered from across the Bay Area to protest the status of safety conditions and labor rights, outside the annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday at the GAP headquarters in San Francisco.

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Purple gets an earful during ULP strike

American Sign Language interpreters struck Purple Communications Inc. on Monday in a lively show of outrage over the company’s latest unfair labor practices.

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An Apple a day keeps the taxes away

SEIU-United Services Worker West kicked off a series of demonstrations to raise awareness about corporate profiteering. SEIU invited members to take advantage of a “bogus $15 billion mail-in rebate” offer targeting Apple.

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Court interpreters plan pickets. Join us.

Our California Federation of Interpreters unit is planning three pickets in the coming days as part of a strong push for fair terms in their next contract in Region 2 (Bay Area).

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Protesters condemn Gap for shameful workplace safety standards

Gap refuses to adhere to progressive workplace standards despite mounting pressure and international revulsion following the disaster in Bangladesh.

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Workers walk circles around Chronicle

At least a hundred Chronicle Guild members and allies took a break together today to walk around the building in protest of Hearst’s contract proposal that spikes health care costs but offers very little in pay increases.

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Seeing red: The story behind our Twitter and Facebook campaign

“We love the Chronicle, and we love journalism, but we can’t keep donating our own livelihoods to increase the profits of our corporate owners.” Join our Twitter campaign on Monday.

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SEIU local 87 workers picket GCA at the Chronicle

SEIU Local 87 workers held an informational picket in front of the SF Chronicle building Tuesday to reveal the unfair treatment of janitorial workers by GCA, which contracts with the newspaper.

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High profile labor action sends message to Hearst: Fair contract now!

Guild members, workers-in-solidarity, labor leaders, and public officials gathered outside the Chronicle today to send a message to the Hearst Corp: Fair contract now! In the fifth month of collective bargaining, Hearst has yet to make an offer to which the Guild can respond.  Rather, Hearst has said “no” to …

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Guild to hold health care rally this Thursday

Guild members and their allies will gather Thursday outside the Chronicle building in downtown San Francisco to protest the New York-based Hearst Corp.’s attack on quality health care at the newspaper. Detailed flyer here. It will be one of the first public demonstrations by San Francisco media workers since the newspaper business …

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