The Cesar Chavez they don't want you to know about
THE CESAR CHAVEZ THEY DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT. This is a scene from the upcoming documentary PRESS 1 FOR ENGLISH. The film explores current U.S. legal and illegal immigration policies, the impac...
Tentative deal reached in West Coast dockworkers dispute
Some sort of movement appears to be to be imminent in the ongoing negotiations between Longshoremen and ports that have tied up millions of dollars of goods on the West coast for months.
Tentative deal reached in West Coast dockworkers dispute
Some sort of movement appears to be to be imminent in the ongoing negotiations between Longshoremen and ports that have tied up millions of dollars of goods on the West coast for months.
Delano grape strike
The Delano Grape Strike was a strike, boycott, and secondary boycott led by the United Farm Workers (UFW) against growers of table grapes in California. The strike began on September 8, 1965, and last...
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San Francisco newspaper strike of 1994
The San Francisco Newspaper Strike of 1994 was a labor dispute called by the Newspaper Guild in November 1994. Employees of San Francisco's two major daily newspapers, the San Francisco Chronicle and ...
Hollywood Black Friday
Hollywood Black Friday is the name given, in the history of organized labor in the United States, to October 5, 1945. On that date, a six-month strike by the set decorators represented by the Conferen...
Yale Summers
Yale Summers (July 26, 1933 – May 6, 2012) was an American actor, who credits included the 1960s CBS television series, Daktari, with Marshall Thompson.Summers was heavily involved with the Screen Act...
End Poverty in California movement
The End Poverty in California movement (EPIC) was a political campaign started in 1934 by famed socialist writer Upton Sinclair. The movement formed the basis for Sinclair’s campaign for Governor of ...
Waterfront Workers History Project
The Waterfront Workers History Project is a program of the University of Washington, which serves to document the history of workers and unions active on the ports, inland waterways, fisheries, canner...
Associated Motion Picture Pilots
Associated Motion Picture Pilots (AMPP) was a union of aviators who worked as stunt pilots in the Hollywood film industry. The group, one of the first unions in film work, was organized by Pancho Barn...
Marquez v. Screen Actors Guild Inc.
Marquez v. Screen Actors Guild Inc., 525 U.S. 33 (1998), was a United States Supreme Court decision involving the validity of a union shop contract.
The petitioner Naomi Marquez is a part-time act...
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The Forty Acres
The Forty Acres, located in Delano, California, was the first headquarters of the United Farm Workers labor union. The union acquired the site of the compound in 1966, and the buildings were built in ...
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California Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) protects the public and workers from safety hazards and enforces the U.S. State of California's occupational and public safety l...
Los Angeles Port Police Association
The Los Angeles Port Police Association, Inc (LAPPA) is the official employees organization of Port police officers. The Association was incorporated in 1993 as a 501c(5) Labor Organization. The purp...
Industrial Workers of the World
The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), members of which are commonly termed "Wobblies", is an international, radical labor union that was formed in 1905. The union combines general unionism with i...
Industrial Workers of the World - Wikipedia
California Teachers Association
The California Teachers Association (CTA), initially established in 1863, is one of the largest and most powerful teachers' unions and special interest in California politics. It is based in Burlingam...
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Wheatland Hop Riot
The Wheatland hop riot was an outburst of physical violence which took place on August 3, 1913, at the Durst Ranch in Wheatland, California, which was embroiled in a strike of agricultural workers. T...
Wheatland Hop Riot - Wikipedia
Los Angeles Times bombing
The Los Angeles Times bombing was the purposeful dynamiting of the Los Angeles Times building in Los Angeles, California, on October 1, 1910 by a union member belonging to the International Associati...
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Dolores Huerta
Dolores Clara Fernandez Huerta (born April 10, 1930) is a labor leader and civil rights activist who was an early member of the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Wor...
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Arnoldo Torres
Arnoldo Torres is a journalist, consultant, partner in the Sacramento, California based public policy consulting firm Torres & Torres, and the executive director for the California Hispanic Health...
Directors Guild of America
The Directors Guild of America (DGA) is an entertainment guild which represents the interests of film and television directors in the United States motion picture industry and abroad. Founded as the S...
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Karl Yoneda
Karl Gozo Yoneda (Japanese: 米田剛三, 1906–1999) was a Japanese American activist, union organizer, World War II veteran and author. He played a substantial role in the founding of the Internati...
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Harry Bridges
Harry Bridges (July 28, 1901–March 30, 1990) was an Australian-born American union leader, first with the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA). In 1937, he led several chapters in form...
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Southern California Supermarket strike of 2003-2004
The Southern California Supermarket Strike of 2003-2004 was a strike among supermarket workers in Southern California. The walkout lasted for twenty weeks.
On the labor side, the primary party wa...