General Strike

Oakland City Workers Threaten Strike Along With BART EmployeesLeaders of unions representing BART, city of Oakland and East Bay Regional Park District employees threatened to stage a strike next week at a boisterous rally in front of Oakland City Hall Friday.
Quan Calls For Weekend Talks To Avert Oakland Worker StrikeOakland Mayor Jean Quan on Friday called for negotiations this weekend to try to avert a one-day strike that city employees plan to conduct on Monday.
Oakland Police Order May Day Protesters To Leave; SF Building OccupiedAt least 23 people were arrested during May Day protests in Oakland on Tuesday. Meanwhile, police in riot gear faced off with dozens of protesters who occupied a building in San Francisco.
Bay Area Protests and Picket Lines Planned For May DayBay Area labor unions along with the Occupy movement are planning protests, picket lines and walkouts on May Day.
Occupy Oakland Calls For Tuesday General StrikeOccupy Oakland members are calling for a general strike on Tuesday—May Day—as a show of unity between union and non-union workers.
City Of Oakland Suing Occupy Protester For DamagesOakland’s City Attorney is suing a 24-year-old man, who is accused of vandalizing a city building during Occupy protests in November.
Port Of Oakland Calls Possible Shutdown 'Disruptive To Community'The Port of Oakland is planning a proactive approach with law enforcement to stay open on Monday when protesters attempt to shut it down for a second time.
Occupy Movement Vows To Shut Down Port Of Oakland Again On MondayMembers of Occupy Oakland are calling for a second shutdown of the Port of Oakland and all West Coast ports on Monday, but they don't have full union support.
Experts Question Shooting Of Occupy Oakland VideographerA 30-year-old Oakland man has said a police officer shot him with a rubber bullet or beanbag while he was videotaping last week’s standoff between law enforcement and a small group of people who took over a building and lit fires after a day of peaceful anti-Wall Street protests.
Antioch Man Remains Jailed After Occupy Oakland ArrestAn Alameda County judge on Monday set Roy Sorvari II’s bail at $15,000 and refused to release him on his own recognizance.
Occupy San Francisco Protesters Fears Post-Election Police Raid Occupy Oakland may be overshadowing it's San Francisco counterpart in international attention, but SF is considering branching out to Civic Center Plaza as early as this weekend.
Prominent Oakland Developer Scares Off Occupy Vandals With ShotgunOne of Oakland's landmark buildings was spared from major damage during the violence that followed Wednesday’s Occupy Oakland general strike, thanks to a man sentry who stood guard in the lobby.
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