Category: Labor

  • Podcast – Labor and the Democratic Party

    Podcast – Labor and the Democratic Party

    Gretchen Newsom organized our February meeting to delve into the nexus between Labor and the Democratic Party. We were privileged to have two fine speakers in Richard Barrera, Secretary-Treasurer/CEO at San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council and Daraka Larimore-Hall, Secretary of the California Democratic Party and Vice Chair of the California Democratic Party Labor Caucus. […]

  • Gretchen Newsom Gives Union Perspective on the TPP Trade Deal

    Gretchen Newsom Gives Union Perspective on the TPP Trade Deal

    Gretchen Newsom, Political Director of the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 569 in San Diego (and Point Loma Democratic Club Secretary) recently spoke to the Lake San Marcos Democratic Club about the trade deal with Asia currently under negotiation. HOME Gretchen Newsom of IBEW Local 569 discusses TPP Have you heard about the […]

  • Apr 15 – Fight for 15! Livable Wages and Union Rights for All

    Apr 15 – Fight for 15! Livable Wages and Union Rights for All

    Today’s the day. All across San Diego (and the nation) there will be demonstrations to Fight for 15. Check out details of the main event at SDSU. Download a flyer here. In the wealthiest country in the world working people are campaigning to get (almost) enough money to live on. The San Diego Free Press describes the events […]

  • Video – Labor and the Democratic Party

    Video – Labor and the Democratic Party

    At February’s monthly meeting as well as taking some great photographs of the event Patrick Schultheis also recorded video of the two speakers. For those who weren’t there, or to review some of the great Labor issues we were given, we’ve posted the videos to our YouTube channel, and below. Enjoy, share (the videos, like all […]