May Day

Picketers at the Larkspur Ferry terminal during a ferry workers' strike, May 1, 2012. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Why Transit, City Workers Are Willing To Strike

The labor movement and Occupy have teamed up for some powerful protests this May Day, but unions were apprehensive of initial plans to “shut down” the Golden Gate Bridge.

05/01/2012

Striking ferry workers outside the Golden Gate Ferry Larkspur terminal, May 1, 2012. (CBS)

Striking GG Ferry Workers, Occupy Activists Join In May Day Protests

Protesters gathered at the Larkspur Ferry terminal Tuesday morning as Golden Gate Ferry Service was shut down as expected over a ferry workers’ strike coinciding with May Day and Occupy-related demonstrations.

05/01/2012

Nurses picket at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, May 1, 2012. (CBS)

Thousands Of Nurses Walk Off Job In Northern California Sutter Strike

More than 4,000 registered nurses at 10 Sutter Health hospitals in Northern California are walking off the job in Tuesday’s May Day protests.

05/01/2012

Vandals attack the Mission District police station in San Francisco on April 30, 2012. (CBS)

Vandals Attack Police Station, Businesses In SF Mission District Protest

One person was arrested after a protest march in the San Francisco’s Mission District led to acts of vandalism, including against the Mission police station, authorities said.

04/30/2012

Larkspur Ferry

Golden Gate Ferry Service Cancelled Over May Day Strike

The labor union that represents the Golden Gate Bridge District employees including ferry operators has called a strike for Tuesday morning.

04/30/2012

Occupy Oakland Calls For General Strike

Bay Area Protests and Picket Lines Planned For May Day

Bay Area labor unions along with the Occupy movement are planning protests, picket lines and walkouts on May Day.

04/30/2012

Occupy Oakland Calls For General Strike

Occupy Oakland Calls For Tuesday General Strike

Occupy Oakland members are calling for a general strike on Tuesday—May Day—as a show of unity between union and non-union workers.

04/26/2012

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