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Tag Archives: Public Services
Italy’s workers on rotating strikes across the country the week of Dec. 12, 2011 Play/Pause Video Italy’s week started with demonstrations and strikes that are set to be repeated over the next five days. On Monday port, highway and … Continue reading
Chokwe Lumumba speaks to media before successful march to free the Scott Sisters
Release by UAW Local 6000 More than 900 of Michigan’s poorest families losing cash assistance – and chance to appeal DETROIT – Here’s something else to be thankful for this Thanksgiving: On Nov. 28, protesters will rally to remind those … Continue reading
Stop the Corporate Austerity Drive that is Pushing Us into Poverty Statement issued by public workers unions at November 17 rally at CAYMC This country is not broke. The top tiers of our nation continue to grow more obscenely wealthy … Continue reading
Are Snyder, Bing, Council and EY conspiring to get concessions or EM? PA 4 (EM law) may be frozen by mid-December, as referendum petition nears signature goal Council handing out tax abatements as it demands 2300 lay-offs By Diane Bukowski … Continue reading
‘Occupy LA under attack,’ ‘The people can stop the eviction’ Sign petition to stop eviction Click here; call Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at (213)978-0600, Occupy LA website: http://occupylosangeles.org/ By Deborah Dupre Human Rights Examiner November 26, 2011 – Like this? Subscribe … Continue reading
BING, COUNCIL DECLARE WAR ON RETIREES, TRY TO TAKE 13TH CHECK; PUBLIC HEARING TUES. NOV. 29, 9:30 AM
Workers demonstrate against Bing’s attacks on pension rights and other cutbacks outside his State of the City address April 12, 2011 13th check, other pension rights at stake; Public hearing Tues. Nov. 29 9:30 a.m. CAYMC, Council chambers By Diane … Continue reading
VOD COMPILED CHART ABOVE, BASED ON ERNST & YOUNG REPORT Mayor, City Council plan severe cuts based on faulty report Even Ernst & Young disavows results: “reliance on this report prohibited by any third party” By Diane Bukowski Analysis November … Continue reading
Interview with bus mechanics’ Local President Leamon Wilson (seen speaking at City Council hearing in part of video above). By Diane Bukowski Nov. 4, 2011 VOD interviewed Leamon Wilson, president of Local 312 of the American Federation of State, County … Continue reading
Says “hooligans” responsible after drivers refuse to roll, will not provide what mechanics need to fix buses By Diane Bukowski November 4, 2011 DETROIT— City residents awoke today to find no DDOT buses running. Drivers said they were afraid … Continue reading