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

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SF’s Fight for $15 & a Union

Posted April 16, 2015 by

The Fight for $15 minimum wage campaign came to San Francisco in the very early hours of April 15. Around 100 protestors assembled at 6am and then marched very orderly through the doors, packed the dining area and shut down
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Let’s Make Black Lives Matter in 2015

Posted January 5, 2015 by

Malcolm X Speech at the Founding Rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity (June 28, 1964) “Our community must reinforce its moral responsibility to rid itself of the effects of years of exploitation, neglect, and apathy, and wage an unrelenting
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AFL-CIO Should Be in Ferguson

Posted August 18, 2014 by

The weakness of organized labor is often attributed to its low numbers and they are low for sure. For example, AFL-CIO membership remained stagnant this year at 12.5 million even with the whopping addition last year of 1.3 million UFCW
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