Hatian workers went on strike on May Day. Since Monday, workers at the CODEVI, is engaging on a strike of 98% participation. The strike is against taxes extracted from their salaries… Strike may continue today..
Hundreds of longshore workers from the bay area, LA and Canada along with other trade unionists joined the May Day Rally at the Port of Oakland initiated by ILWU Local 10. Also joining them were other speakers including CWA AFA president Sara Nelson. She spoke about the reasons she called for a general strike. Oakland Teachers Association president Keith Brown also spoke about public education and the lack of funding while money was available for stadiums.