January Port of Oakland Bulletin: MLK Message, Common Class Study Update

The Port of Oakland newsletter is out!

Attached is our first newsletter of 2017. This five-page newsletter has a lot of great information, from a detailed update on the Common Class Study methodology to information about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the important role his support meant for the Labor Movement. 

There are an important action items in this newsletter; around the nation Women (and Union brothers that support the women in their lives at work and at home) will hold rallys in protest of the threats to women, communities of color and our most vulnerable under the new administration in Washington and Congress. The Women’s Rally Oakland will be Saturday, January 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and some of the details are being worked out so if you are interested, please email subha@ifpte21.org and more information will be sent to you soon. 

2017 will be a year of action, between our contract negotiations later this year, actions taken to thwart the planned cuts to public service from DC and more, this is the time to get stand together with other members to make a better Oakland.