North Bay Labor Council, AFL-CIO

 

The union that represents nurses at Petaluma Valley Hospital and the facility’s operator have hit an impasse in negotiations over a new contract.

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Second-rate IRAP certifications would undermine the gold standard that Registered Apprenticeships have attained over the last 80+ years.

That’s why it’s ESSENTIAL that we keep IRAPs OUT of construction

Stephen Romero was the son of an IBEW 332 brother. His Mother and siblings were also injured. Please give if you can. 

Two of the injured were Teamsters 853. More information as it becomes available. 

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You've probably heard us talk about our apprenticeship programs. How the North Bay TIP (Trades Introduction Program) trains men and woman for careers that pay a family sustaining wage. And one of the best parts is these apprentices earn a wage while they learn. 

We received the message below from Working America. It's no secret this administration is no friend to Labor and here's just another example of that.

Please read the message below and act so these important programs will continue to change lives. 

Get paid while you learn

If you’re looking for a new career, where you can be paid as you learn and then be on a path to a healthy, middle class income, the North Bay TIP (Trades Introductory Program) just may be for you. This is an exciting way to make a “green” living in the Building Trades. Learn a craft and you’re off.

WOMEN, DO NOT PASS UP THIS OPPORTUNITY. GET YOURSELF INTO A NON-TRADITIONAL WOMEN'S FIELD.  LET'S NOT LEAVE ALL THE GOOD JOBS TO THE GUYS!

Last Chance Negotiations Session Disrespectful of Teachers Time: Forestville Teachers Prepare for August 12th Strike

100% Strike Vote Includes Backing by Sonoma County Teachers Unions

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After two years of bargaining, Forestville teachers met with the district managers (new superintendent, district’s attorney, and two board members) on Wednesday, July 24th with the hope of averting a strike and having a positive agreement to begin the school year.

As socialists look out at the horizon of the struggle for a radically reformed society, we should try, like good Marxists, to anticipate where and with whom conflicts are likely to arise and how we are going to deal with those challenges.