Submitted by solidarity on Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:25
The Stop ZIM Action Committee thanks participants and supporters of the Zim Shanghai blockade on Saturday, September 27, and salutes ILWU Local 10 longshore workers for honoring the picket lines.
September 29, 2014
In another resounding victory for Palestine solidarity, labor, Palestine solidarity and community activists successfully picketed the Israeli-owned container ship Zim Shanghai on Saturday, September 27th at the Port of Oakland. ILWU Local 10 longshore workers refused to cross the picket line and sent the ship back to sea with all its cargo still on board.
Submitted by solidarity on Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:35
Victory At Port Of Oakland SSA Picket Of Zim Shanghai-Rally & March Continuing At 4:30 PM West Oakland BART
The blockade of the Zim Shanghai continues tonight, after all but one ILWU longshore worker refused to take the job at morning dispatch.
Gather at W. Oakland BART by 4:30pm tonight to march and/or carpool to the port, or come directly to the SSA Terminal, Berth 57, at the Port of Oakland by 5pm.
Please continue to check text messages, Twitter and Facebook for alerts and updates.
Submitted by solidarity on Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:29
Protesters picket another Zim vessel in Oakland
Bill Mongelluzzo, Senior Editor | Sep 27, 2014 1:23PM EDT
About 40 anti-Israel protesters picketed the vessel Zim Shanghai Saturday morning at the Port of Oakland. The vessel was not worked during the day shift.
Port of Oakland spokesman Roberto Bernardo said no other vessels at the port were affected by the picketing.
Submitted by solidarity on Sat, 09/20/2014 - 09:00
End the Siege of Gaza!
Picket the Zim Shanghai Starting September 27 at the Port of Oakland!
Israel and Hamas agreed to a set of conditions for a ceasefire on August 26th, after Israel had killed more than 2,100 Palestinians in Gaza - mostly civilians, more than a quarter children - and destroyed much of Gaza's infrastructure, housing, hospitals, schools and water supply.
Submitted by solidarity on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 21:06
Golden Gate Bridge Workers Strike To Protect Their Healthcare And Fight Cost Shifting
Dozens of Golden Gate Bridge supported a picket line in an unfair
labor strike against the management and board of directors of the
Golden Gate Transit Agency. The management are demanding
concessions including a "Bronze" healthcare plan that would
force cost shifting with workers forced to pay more for their healthcare.