Contract Negotiations

San Francisco Muni

SF Muni Union Defends Right To Strike If Necessary

Leaders of San Francisco Muni’s transit operators’ union on Tuesday defended their right to strike if labor negotiations break down with the agency.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/19/2011

Muni Bus

San Francisco Muni Drivers Threatening Illegal Strike

The union representing San Francisco’s bus drivers and train operators is threatening to strike, even though their existing contract prohibits it.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/18/2011

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

San Jose Firefighters Hopeful Ahead Of City Council Contract Vote

The outcome of the council’s vote was by no means guaranteed, after one councilmember threw a bit of a curveball in the negotiations late last week.


San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

SFO Restaurant Union Negotiation Breakdown Could Lead To Hungry SFO Travelers

Contract talks between 600 restaurant workers at San Francisco International Airport and The SFO Airport Restaurant Employer Council disintegrated this week when the management group released a press release.


Grand Hyatt San Francisco (Hyatt Hotels)

Labor Strife Continues Between Union And San Francisco Hotels

Both sides in an ongoing San Francisco hotel boycott are once again at each other’s throats as they try to reach an agreement on a new contract.


SJ Firefighters Vote Against Paycuts

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS)_ The city of San Jose and its firefighters are still not seeing eye to eye over contract terms. With firefighters turning down a pay and benefits package, something new may be […]


Negotiations Reach Impasse, Layoffs Impending

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS/CC TIMES) 11th hour negotiations have broken down between the city of Oakland and the police officers union, meaning 80 police officers are expected to be without jobs come Monday.