2010 Videos

Australian MUA Victoria Secretary, Victoria Trades Council Hall Leader Kevin Bracken Speaking At LaborTech 2010 Conference

Kevin Bracken, Australian MUA Secretary Victoria Branch/Victorian Trades Council Hall President Speaking At LaborTech 2010 Conference- “Corporate Media, The Trade Unions, War And 9/11″

Kevin Bracken, the Secretary Of the Maritime Union Of Australian MUA Victoria Branch and President of the Australia Victorian Trades Council Hall which represents 400, 000 workers  speaks (In a personal capacity) at LaborTech 2010 on “Corporate Media, The Trade Unions, War And 9/11″. Bracken is one of the leading trade unionists in the world who has publicly challenged the US official explanation of 9/11 and the political use of “terrorism” by governments internationally to escalate the attacks on democratic rights and repression of the labor movement and working people around the world.







Student Labor Organizing Using the Internet & The Alta Gracia Campaign USAS

Student Labor Organizing Using the Internet & The Alta Gracia Campaign USAS – December 12, 2010 University of San Francisco

Students are organizing on hundreds of campuses to support education workers, also to fight for workers around the world. This panel will look at some examples of these efforts.

Dave Mitchell – SEIU 2007, Stanford University
Shara Esbenshade – Stanford Labor Action Coalition (SLAC) & USAS
Karina Reyes – SEIU Local 1877
Steve Ongerth – Inland Boatman’s Union IBU, ILWU, Transport Workers Solidarity Comm

USW Local 7-669 Lockout- Metropolis Illinois- LaborTech Exclusive Video

Stephen Lech, is a member of the Executive Board, USW Local 7-669. Today in Metropolis, Illinois 230 USW 7- 669 Honeywell nuclear processing workers have been locked out of their jobs at this plant since June 28. Stephen Lech, a leader of their fight, spoke about the struggle for health and safety, their issues and how working people and the public can defend these workers who are fighting for justice. www.usw7-669.com

Speech given at LaborTech 2010 www.labortech.net

“KPFA, Labor And Representation” Forum At LaborTech 2010

This forum on “Labor And Representation” at the 2010 LaborTech conference at USF on December 12, 2010 was about the labor and union issues at KPFA and Pacifica. What is happening at KPFA? Recent layoffs of the Morning Show staff brought to public attention a number of longstanding issues involving paid and unpaid workers, unions, and management at KPFA and Pacifica Radio. (List of panelists) Maria Gilardin – Radio producer, founder of Women’s Dep. & former programmer of KPFA www.tucradio.org/ Dennis Bernstein – Host and Producer Of KPFA Flashpoints, Member of CWA 9415 www.flashpoints.net -Sabrina Jacobs – KPFA news reporter Steve Zeltzer – Former programmer of KPFA Labor Collective www.kpfalaborcollective.org and Labor Video Project www.laborvideo.org Production of LaborTech 2010 www.labortech.net