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St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants

AT&T Park Operators Reach Contract With 1 Union Representing Concession Workers

The company employing concessions workers at San Francisco’s AT&T Park said Friday that it has reached a contract agreement with a union representing around 200 retail and food service employees, but remains at odds with a union that went on strike in May.


St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants

100s Of Food Workers Join Picket Line Outside AT&T Park

More than 750 people who work concessions at San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park Saturday morning launched a one-day strike as their union bargains for better wages, benefits and job security.


World Series - Detroit Tigers v San Francisco Giants - Game 1

Concessionaire Files Lawsuit Against AT&T Park Workers Union

The two sides are at an impasse and no talks are currently scheduled.


San Francisco City Hall

23 SF City Workers Arrested In March Over Pay Hikes For Officials

Twenty-three protesters were detained following a rally and march in San Francisco Wednesday that called on top city officials to forgo pay raises they are set to receive later this year.


An Oakland Fire Dept. engine at the scene of a building fire. (Oakland FD)

Oakland Firefighters Approve Concessions To Help Balance Budget

Oakland firefighters voted by a margin of more than two-to-one to take a pay cut and make other concessions, their union president said Friday.

CBS San Francisco–07/08/2011

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan

Oakland Mayor Quan Casts Deciding Vote To Approve Budget

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan cast the deciding vote Thursday night as the Oakland City Council approved a budget for fiscal 2012 by a narrow 5-4 margin only hours before its deadline.

CBS San Francisco–07/01/2011

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Police Contract Talks Break Down; More Layoffs Coming

The collapse of a last-minute deal with the police union on Wednesday means an additional 156 police officers will be laid off, on top of the 195 officer positions already slated for elimination, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed said.


San Jose City Hall

San Jose Unions Gradually Agree To Wage Reductions

San Jose is making some progress in its labor negotiations as another union has now agreed to the city’s demand for an ongoing 10 percent wage reduction to help balance the budget.


San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Police Makes Big Concessions To Stave Cuts

The San Jose union is willing to accept all the city’s demands to close the department’s $11 million deficit, including a 10 percent pay cut, said George Beattie, president of the Police Officer’s Association.


San Jose firefighters at fire and gas explosion on Edwards St. 2007 (Craig Allyn Rose)

Unions, San Jose Making Progress In Labor Negotiations

Labor negotiations have become less contentious between unions and the city of San Jose as both sides try to negotiate a new deal.