Contra Costa County workers were rallying throughout the county Tuesday to protest what they call unjust treatment and to demand fair wages and benefits.
The public has gotten a snapshot of the pay of executives at Sutter Health and its hospital nurses in the midst of a California labor dispute.
Some of the nurses who took part in a one-day strike at hospitals in Northern and Central California are not being allowed by hospital management to resume work immediately.
Top county officials in Contra Costa have joined other employees in having their salaries and benefits cut to help in closing a projected budget deficit of nearly $46 million.
The state auditor’s office is adding teacher pensions to the list of high-risk issues facing California government.
The future is uncertain for many of California’s frail and elderly after Governor Jerry Brown rejected an alternative to Adult Day Care Services around the state.
California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has offered a $1.1 billion community benefits plan for the city in exchange for approval of an expansion plan.
Despite labor outcries over public pension reform, a new University of San Francisco survey finds public approval for moderate changes, with the majority of people apparently okay with raising the age for benefits to kick in.
Bay Area Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi said she will not support any budget deal that cuts Medicare benefits.
Leaders of San Francisco Muni’s transit operators’ union on Tuesday defended their right to strike if labor negotiations break down with the agency.