MAY DAY, MAY DAY

May, 2017

West Coast Dockworkers Hold Day-Long Work Stoppage To Protest Iraq WarOakland’s marine terminals are closed today. The ILWU’s May stop work meeting, normally held on the night shift on the third Thursday of the month, has moved to the day shift on Monday, May 1st to coincide with International Workers’ Day.

For those unfamiliar with this “holiday,” Wikipedia defines it as follows:  A celebration of laborers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labor movement, socialists, communists or anarchists.