Occupy Oakland Calls For Shutdown Of ALL West Coast Ports

Merry Christmas from Occupy Oakland.

From CNSNews.com:

Vandalism, violence, burning and shutting down the nation’s fifth busiest port weren’t enough for Occupy Oakland. On Friday, the General Assembly for the group voted unanimously for “a coordinated shutdown of ports on the entire West Coast on December 12.”

According to a statement from Occupy Oakland, this move is in “response to coordinated attacks on the occupations and attacks on workers across the nation.” “We call on each West Coast occupation to organize a mass mobilization to shut down its local port.”

Occupy Los Angeles had already called for action against one shipper at that port, stating, “occupation will take place at at least one facility owned by SSA Marine, a shipping company belonging to Goldman Sachs, (coordinated with a possible port shut down by the port truck drivers).”

The Occupy Oakland statement also complained about “continued union-busting and attacks on organized labor, in particular the rupture of Longshoremen jurisdiction in Longview Washington.”

You can read the rest of this story HERE.

If you wish to be notified of my future blog posts, please subscribe to my blog via the “Follow by email” box near the top of this page. I will not see your email address, or even if you subscribed. You will NOT be spammed. If I make 10 posts in one day, you’ll only receive ONE email. Thanks!

Advertisements

About Shelly Dankert

Unrepentant Conservative blogger.
This entry was posted in Community Organizing, OWS, Police, Politics, Unions. Bookmark the permalink.