No Work Today! Justice For Oscar Grant! ILWU Shuts Bay Area Ports

ILWU shuts down northern California plants to demand justice for Oscar Grant, killed by police

See video at: California dockworkers shut down ports to support Oscar Grant family

ILWU Shuts Bay Area Ports October 23, 2010 

On October 23, 2010, the ILWU (International Longshoreworkers Union) shut down Northern California ports to support a rally for justice for Oscar Grant. Grant was murdered by BART policeman Johannes Mehserle. Thee ILWU and other unions are demanding that the killer get a full  sentence of 14 years. This was the labor action to protest the growing repression  of Black and Latino youth by police forces. Other unions joining the ILWU included the Oakland Education Association, SEIU 1021, CUE-IBT UCB and rank and file  members of BART ATU 1555. 

For copies contact Labor Video Project (415)282-1908

Produced by Labor Video Project laborvideo.blip.tv www.laborvideo.org

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Share
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *