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Pacifica hires notorious union-busting legal firm of Jackson Lewis

KPFA’s parent organization, the Pacifica Foundation, has hired Jackson Lewis, a notorious anti-union law firm which the AFL-CIO calls “America’s number one union-buster.”  The multimillion-dollar corporate firm specializes in what it calls “preventative practices” — that is, advising managers how to … Continue reading

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Thank you from KPFA’s workers!

THANK YOU to the generous pledgers listed below, and the many, many others who have asked to remain anonymous. KPFA’s fund drive was on track just a week ago to come in a whopping $150,000 short because of Pacifica management’s … Continue reading

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KPFA workers to rally April 4, solidarity saves John Hamilton’s job

On Monday, April 4, KPFA paid and unpaid staff will picket in front of Pacifica as part of the national day of action to defend unions.  The picket will take place from 7:30-8:30 am at 1925 Martin Luther King Jr … Continue reading

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Pacifica replaces union workers with political allies

Referring to KPFA as “the Northern California outlet of Pacifica Radio,” Arlene Engelhardt announced a new one-hour all-volunteer morning lineup to start airing on Monday. It would replace the KPFA Morning Show, whose union staff were laid off and removed … Continue reading

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KPFA’s staff and listeners hold spirited rally

KPFA staff (both paid and unpaid) and listeners turned out in force November 4 for a lively noontime picket. Here’s a fantastic video of the rally. (There has been high demand, so if you encounter technical difficulties with the soundtrack, … Continue reading

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