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Police on the scene of an armed robbery near a Pepboys in Vallejo on November 20, 2013. The robbery was among several that took place over a four-hour span that night. (CBS)

Vallejo Imposes New Police Contract With Pay Cut, Higher Medical Costs

The head of the Vallejo police officers union says he is disappointed the City Council unanimously approved a contract with police employees, that includes a five percent pay cut and requires active and retired police employees to pay more for their health care.

12/17/2013

A man looks into the shuttered Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) West Oakland station on October 21, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Unions Back At Bargaining Table Looking To Resolve Medical Leave Dispute

BART officials say they are hopeful that negotiations with the transit agency’s two biggest labor unions Thursday and Friday will resolve a heated dispute over paid family medical leave, a spokeswoman said.

12/12/2013

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Tense BART Talks Set To Resume Over Family Leave

Negotiators with Bay Area Rapid Transit and its two largest unions are set to restart negotiations on Thursday, with many hard feelings remaining on both sides of the table.

12/11/2013

San Jose Police on the scene of a fatal shooting. (CBS)

San Jose Police Approve New Contract, Union Says Officer Exodus Will Continue

San Jose police officers have overwhelmingly approved a new contract offer, which provides a 10 percent raise over three years following almost a year of bitter labor negotiations.

12/03/2013

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Unions File Lawsuit Over Contract Dispute

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s two biggest unions announced Tuesday morning that they were filing a lawsuit contesting the agency board’s vote that approving the tentative labor agreement without a controversial family-leave provision.

12/03/2013

Officer of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department (r) stands outside a BART train while passengers board, San Francisco (AP)

BART Board Rejects Family Leave Clause; Contract Deal In Jeopardy

The tentative agreement that ended the Bay Area Rapid Transit strike last month was rejected by the agency’s board of directors during Thursday’s vote.

11/21/2013

Tim Hudson #15 of the Atlanta Braves against the Cincinnati Reds at Turner Field on July 11, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Giants Finalize $23M, 2-Year Deal With Tim Hudson

The San Francisco Giants have finalized a $23 million, two-year contract with the free-agent pitcher, who began his career with Oakland.

11/19/2013

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BART Board Seeks Return To Bargaining Table Over Contract Glitch

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials say board members will not be taking a vote on a tentative agreement during a special meeting to discuss a problem regarding a labor deal that settled a second strike.

11/15/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls into the Colma station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Officials Say Glitch Found In Contract, Approval May Be In Doubt

BART management has taken issue with a provision in the tentative agreement that ended a strike by two unions last month potentially throwing the contract’s ratification by the BART board in jeopardy, BART officials said.

11/14/2013

Barry Zito

Giants Formally Part Ways With Barry Zito

Because the 35-year-old Zito realized this moment was coming, he recently took out a full-page newspaper ad to thank the fans for standing by him through a tough tenure on this side of San Francisco Bay. The 2002 AL Cy Young Award winner across the water for the Oakland Athletics, Zito just completed a $126 million, seven-year contract with the Giants.

11/04/2013

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