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Indybay FeatureRelated Categories: East Bay | Labor & Workers
Korean Labor And The Impeachment & BAAQMD Retaliation And Document Destruction
WorkWeek radio looks at the affect on Korean workers after the impeachment of Korean President Park Geun Hye and looks at the destruction of documents at the Bay Area Air Quality Management Board and the termination of two whistleblowers
WorkWeek radio interviews Wol-San Liem who is with the Korean Federation of Public Services and Transportation Workers’ Unions as director of International Affairs. She discusses the recent impeachment of President Park Geun Hye and the affect this will have on the labor movement. She also discusses the need for a labor party and also more collaboration between US and Korean unions.
Next WorkWeek Radio looks at the destruction of documents by the Bay Area Air Quaility Management District BAAQMD and the retaliation of two employees Michael Bachmann and Sarah Steele who were bullied and terminated in retaliation for blowing the whistle about the destruction of documents. WorkWeek interview Dr. Larry Rose, former Cal-OSHA Medical Director and Attorney Gary Gwilliam who is representing them as well as Matthew Zugerberger who is a member of Pile Drivers UBC Local 34 and also a diver who was retaliated against for making health and safety complaints and wage and hour complaints with the US Park Service, Department of Interior and the Whistleblower Protection Program.
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The executives of the BAAQMD have conspired to fire whistleblowers who exposed the destruction of agency documents.
The BAAQMD has allowed the refineries to have continuous illegal toxic releases and refuses to properly monitory them. It is a "captured" agency by the very companies it is supposed to regulate