Bayer Workers Win New Contract in Berkeley With Better Job Security

A new contract covering 420 Local 6 members at the Bayer HealthCare plant in Berkeley, California was reached on September 30 and ratified by 70% of workers on October 12.  Significant improvements The new four-year contract includes better job security, annual raises of more than 3%, and a freeze on the 18% share of health … Continue reading

Speaking out for Good Jobs at Bayer

ILWU Local 6 member Arturo Lobato spoke to members of Congress who gathered in Oakland for a town hall meeting on August 16th. The event, called “Speak Out for Good Jobs Now,” was held at the Acts Full Gospel Church in East Oakland. Lobato spoke to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Oakland Rep. Barbara Lee, … Continue reading