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February 12, 2019 – CWA AFA Rallies, SF SEIU 1021 Issues & 1919 Seattle General Strike With Orvetz


WorkWeek reports on the call by the CWA Airline Flight Attendants AFA president Sara Nelson for national protests at airports on February 16, 2019 aganst government shutdowns, health and safety conditions in the airline industry and the attacks on working people. She has also called for a national general strike.

Next WorkWeek discusses the growing attacks on San Francisco City and County SEIU 1021 members through privatization and outsourcing. We interview Brenda Barros who is SEIU 1021 SF General Hospital Chair.

Next we look at the history and lessons of the Seattle General Strike in 1919. We hear from labor historian Robert Orvetz who is author of “When Workers Shot Back: Class Conflict from 1877 to 1921”

Additional media:
CWA AFA Flight Attendants Are ‘Mobilizing Immediately’ Over Shutdown, Union president Sara Nelson Says
nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/0…s0KD3dl14zyplzLXjDWM
WW 2-5-19 CWA AFA Pres General Strike Call, Chicago Bus Drivers Weather Danger and Mexican Labor Strike Wave
Workweek-radio – Ww-2-5-19-cwa-afa-pres-general-strike-call-chicago-bus-drivers-and-mexican-labror-strike-wave
History Making: Seattle General Strike
www.youtube.com/watch?time_contin…108&v=nv1TOtm3CGE
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