Carl Finamore

Carl Finamore is a longtime labor journalist and activist and a Machinist Lodge 1781 delegate to the San Francisco Labor Council, AFL-CIO.

Articles by Carl Finamore

Fight for $15 – Will AFL-CIO Jump In?

Posted November 11, 2015 by

There are only two flashpoints in American history where labor unions became center stage in politics. I will call these “Big Bang” moments because they propelled the American Federation of Labor (AFL) after 1886 and the Committee for Industrial Organization
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Workers of America, Unite!

Posted October 29, 2015 by

Remarks* by panelist Carl Finamore at the Oct. 26, 2015 Black Lives Matter Forum sponsored by the San Francisco Labor Council, AFL-CIO. ***** The American working class is the most powerful in the world, is the most productive in the
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SF Tenants, Labor Push to Stop Evictions

Posted July 28, 2015 by

Last year, San Francisco tenant rights’ supporters scored an important victory when voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition K, requiring all new housing developments provide 33% low and moderate-cost units. The objective was to put a lid on the unregulated, speculative construction
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SF Nursing Home Calls Cops on Strikers

Posted July 23, 2015 by

A lively San Francisco picket line of 50 caregivers from the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) began their one-day strike of San Francisco Nursing Center (SFNC) in the very early morning hours of Wednesday, July 22, 2015. NUHW negotiator
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