Date archive for August, 2012

  • Bay Guardian: Country Club workers plan picket after step towards victory

    Workers at Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton, represented by UNITE HERE Local 2850, received a favorable decision from Administrative Law Judge Clifford Anderson of the National Labor Relations Board on Monday. He found that the club owes all 61 union workers two years of back […]

  • San Ramon Express: NLRB law judge finds Castlewood club wrong in locking out workers

    Administrative Law Judge Clifford Anderson of the National Labor Relations Board has found that Castlewood Country Club has maintained an illegal lockout since August 10, 2010. In a written opinion issued Aug. 17, he recommended that the NLRB order Castlewood to reinstate the locked-out workers […]

  • Daily Kos: Still No Health Care. Still No Job. But 907 Days Later, One Vindicating Court Decision.

    Nine hundred and four days into a lockout of kitchen workers by the Castlewood Country Club (“land of the rich, home of the selfish”), Adminstrative Law Judge Clifford Anderson handed down a decision that the workers at Castlewood had amazing faith was coming. He found […]

  • Tri-Valley Times: Labor board sides with Castlewood workers

    PLEASANTON — Union members could receive millions in back wages and benefits after an administrative law judge found that Castlewood Country Club has maintained an illegal lockout for more than two years. Judge Clifford Anderson of the National Labor Review Board, has recommended the labor […]

  • LOCKOUT FOUND ILLEGAL! Action Wedneday 5 pm!

    DEMAND AN END TO AN ILLEGAL LOCKOUT! Wednesday, August 22, 5 pm Castlewood Country Club Valley Course Dear brothers and sisters, In an August 17 decision, Administrative Law Judge Clifford Anderson of the National Labor Relations Board found that Castlewood Country Club has maintained an […]

  • 8/31: Labor Day Airport Action + Boycott Launch!

    Friday, August 31, 11 am – 1 pm Oakland Airport Terminal 2 Over the past two months, non-union food service workers at the Oakland Airport have been standing up for justice on the job. They’ve filed claims alleging violations of state and local labor laws, […]

  • Sign the Boycott Pledge!

    Since June 2012, workers at non-union food service subcontractors in the Oakland Airport have been speaking out about violations of local, state and federal labor laws at their workplaces. They are calling for a fair process to decide whether to join a union, free from […]

  • In These Times: Workers Try to Organize Airport Subway, Get Fired

    OAKLAND, CA—This city is supposed to be a union town, but out at the airport, workers say they’re getting fired for trying to join one. The airport is administered by the Oakland Port Commission, whose members, appointed by the mayor, are mostly viewed as progressives. […]

  • KPFA: Fired Oakland Airport Workers Speak Out

    The union seeking to represent workers at concession stands at the Oakland International Airport says the private companies running those concessions are skirting laws meant to protect labor rights. The airport operates under the control of the Port of Oakland, a quasi-public agency. The Port […]

  • East Bay Express: Workers Allege Violations at Oakland Airport

    The port and other governmental agencies are actively investigating several airport concessionaires for alleged wage, overtime, anti-union violations. by Rachel Swan Oakland’s 2002 living wage ordinance had honorable intentions: to provide family-sustaining jobs at the city’s port. Originally it applied only to businesses with twenty […]