NASA Ames Staff Would Be Hit Hard By Government ShutdownOnly 3% of NASA employees in highly select positions would be allowed to stay on the job - for example those involved with the International Space Station - or those involved in jobs deemed necessary for safety and security.
California State Workers To Get Raises In Proposed DealCalifornia’s largest public employee union says it has reached a tentative agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown on a new three-year contract that includes raises for 95,000 state workers.
SFO Passengers Facing Delays Over Air Traffic Controller CutsSome fliers headed to Los Angeles International Airport, and other destinations were met with long delays on the first day of staffing cuts for air traffic controllers because of government spending reductions.
California Worker Furloughs Increase State's Long-Term CostsThe state employee furloughs started under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger greatly increased the cash-out liabilities owed by California taxpayers when those workers leave government service.
Gov. Brown Issues Furloughs For 11,000 State WorkersCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has issued a furlough order for more than 11,000 state workers whose unions have yet to reach a deal for a 5 percent wage cut.
Oakland Airport Construction Workers Could Return Soon To Job SiteWith the end of the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration last week, work is expected to resume on hundreds of airport construction projects across the country, including a new control tower at Oakland International Airport.
Oakland Workers Express Increasing Frustration Over FAA ShutdownConstruction remains halted on Oakland International Airport's new control tower as the FAA shutdown is expected to continue into September.
Silicon Valley’s Largest School District Says Goodbye To Furlough DaysDespite the uncertainty over state funding, schools in the San Jose Unified School District will be in session for a full 180 days and there will be no teacher furloughs.

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