[Sfbay-video] 12/9 Mass Labor March And Rally Against Union Busting On Waterfront
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> 12/9 Mass Labor March And Rally Against Union Busting On Waterfront
> Subject: [alcatrazunionsolidarity] Dec 9 10:00 am picket and rally
> Date: Dec 3, 2006 8:33 PM
> Saturday, December 9, there will be an ILWU stop work meeting and
> port shutdown
> in support of the IBU-MMP struggle at Hornblower. ILWU local 10 voted
> at their
> last membership meeting to up the ante in this fight, recognizing that
> a non union
> maritime operation replacing ILWU and MMP workers is a direct threat
> to their own
> jurisdiction. Everyone in the IBU and MMP who is not working has to
> support their
> union and defend their jobs by attending this important action. If you
> are working,
> if possible, take the day off!!
> To all those who have supported us on the picket who aren't IBU or
> MMP, this
> is the day to come on down and join us again at pier 33 on the
> There will be a march with union contingents (try to get your union
> banner and a contingent for the march) from the ferry building at 9:15
> to pier 33 for a rally that
> should last at least until noon. If you can't make the march,
> show up for the 10:00 am rally. Solidarity must be more than a just a
> word for resolutions
> and speeches!
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> Support IBU-ILWU and MM&P-ILA Union Alcatraz Ferry Workers
> Submitted by intexile on Mon, 2006-11-27 05:54. Alcatraz | Hornblower
> For the past two months Bay Area maritime union members have been
> picketing daily in a struggle to maintain union wages and working
> Terry Macraes Alcatraz Cruises (a subsidiary of Hornblower) refuses
> to hire IBU and MM&P members who have worked on the Alcatraz ferry
> since 1973.
> The International Longshore and Warehouse Union was born out of the
> 1934 San Francisco Maritime and General Strike.
> Since then, the ILWU has maintained good wages and working conditions
> on the entire Bay Area waterfront. The current assault by Hornblower
> is a direct attack at the heart of ILWU jurisdiction and demands a
> powerful response!
> In a show of solidarity ILWU Local 10 voted for a port-wide shutdown
> in support of the IBU & MMP workers.
> This is call for all union members and their allies to join us on the
> picket line Pier 31/33, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, December 9,
> 2006 at 10 AM.
> An Injury to One is an Injury to All!
> Download and distribute this leaflet and spread the word.
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