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Two-year-old Matthew Ouimet Recovers After Kidney Transplant Surgery

UC Hospital Workers Strike Averted By Contract Deal

Union officials say a planned strike by thousands of University of California hospital workers has been averted after contract talks yielded a deal.

03/23/2014

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

Union Seeks Criminal Probe Of BART Worker Deaths

The head of a Northern California transit workers union on Thursday called for a criminal investigation into the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track inspectors who were struck by a train while BART workers were on strike.

11/07/2013

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

NTSB: BART Workers Killed On Tracks Responsible For Their Own Safety

The two BART workers who were struck and killed by a train while inspecting the tracks during the second day of a BART strike over the weekend were working under a practice in which they were considered responsible for their own safety, a National Transportation Safety Board official said Tuesday.

10/22/2013

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

NTSB Launches Probe Into Deaths Of BART Workers Hit By Train

The operator of a BART train that struck and killed two workers near the Walnut Creek station on Saturday was in training, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator confirmed Monday afternoon.

10/21/2013

Buttons are displayed during a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) worker SEIU Local 1021 strike authorization vote on June 25, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Unions Issue 72-Hour Notice For Monday Strike

SEIU Local 1021, ATU 1555, and AFSCME issued a statement Thursday at 7 p.m. officially notifying BART that workers may resume their strike on Sunday at midnight.

08/01/2013

Amalgamated Transit Union workers hold signs as they strike outside of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station on July 1, 2013 in Oakland.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

As 2nd BART Strike Looms, KPIX 5 Poll Finds Many Side With BART Management

With BART unions set to go on strike for a second time if they don’t reach agreement on a new contract by Sunday night, a newly-released KPIX 5 poll finds the public, by a margin of over 2-to-1, thinks BART management has made a better case than have the unions.

08/01/2013

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UC Hospital Workers Authorize Union To Strike

The union representing nearly 13,000 workers at University of California hospitals announced Tuesday that its members have authorized a strike amid stalled contract talks.

05/07/2013

The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

Workers At UC Medical Centers Hold Strike Vote

Pension reform and staffing levels are the big issues as thousands of workers at the University of California’s five medical centers vote on a potential strike.

04/30/2013

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San Jose Mailer Stirs Up Political Controversy

There was no immediate comment from the union behind the mailer, but other city employee unions have subsequently been quoted as saying the do not want to be “lumped in” with this.

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