BART’s labor unions say they’re upset that the transit district will spend $400,000 for a private negotiator for contract talks set to begin next week.
Six weeks before BART begins new contract talks with one of its transit workers’ unions, a new report has surfaced that sheds light on the practice by some employees of not showing up for work.
United Airlines pilots spent part of their morning on informational picket lines at San Francisco International Airport. Among their complaints were outsourced jobs and slow contract talks that have taken up the last three years.
More than 4,000 registered nurses at 10 Sutter Health hospitals in Northern California are walking off the job in Tuesday’s May Day protests.
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.
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.
Leaders of San Francisco Muni’s transit operators’ union on Tuesday defended their right to strike if labor negotiations break down with the agency.
The union representing San Francisco’s bus drivers and train operators is threatening to strike, even though their existing contract prohibits it.