A marathon bargaining session between Bay Area Rapid Transit management and its two biggest labor unions that began Wednesday morning lasted all night and was continuing Thursday, BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost said.
The NHL locked out its players at midnight Saturday, becoming the third major sports league to impose a work stoppage in the last 18 months.
For the second time in four months, California State University faculty are being asked to vote on a possible statewide strike.
Palo Alto voters passed a ballot measure that will repeal the rights of firefighters and police officers to have arbitrators settle their salary disputes with the city and another measure designating 10 acres of parkland for a new compost facility, according to preliminary election results Tuesday night.
The hospital operated at near normal capacity during the walkout, relying on non-union Children’s Hospital nurses and about 125 replacement nurses.