Harley Shaiken

Apple Security Guards Get Hired As Full-Time EmployeesApple is agreeing to hire many of its security guards as full-time employees, giving them many of the same benefits that other Apple workers enjoy, like health insurance and retirement benefits.
More Latino Construction Workers Are Dying On The JobWhile the industry gets safer overall, the number of Latino construction workers dying on the job is on the rise.
California Farmers Concerned Obama’s Immigration Action Could Lead To Worker ShortageSome California farmers fear President Obama's action on immigration policy could create a shortage of workers and devastate the state's $46 billion agricultural industry.
President Obama's Call To Loosen Cuban Travel And Trade Restrictions Gets Mixed ReactionsThe president's call for loosening travel and trade restrictions with Cuba is an historic shift that many young Cubans living in the U.S. never thought they'd see. An Oakland performer hopes his mom will get to see him dance.
Three-Member Board Begins Investigation Of AC Transit DisputeA three-person panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown was holding a hearing Monday on a labor dispute between AC Transit and its workers that nearly led to a strike last week.
BART’s Final Offer Raising Tensions As New Dealine NearsBART contract negotiations were set to resume Monday morning amid concerns whether BART’s last minute offer to unions was a positive step or if it may have imperiled the process.
Occupy Oakland Marks 2-Year Anniversary Amid Uncertain FutureTwo years ago there was a campground at Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza followed by riots in the streets. Today the Occupy Oakland movement commemorated their anniversary and examined what they should do next.
Gov. Brown Implores BART, Unions To Reach Deal Before End Of Cooling Off PeriodFor the first time since Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a 60-day cooling-off period, Bay Area Rapid Transit management and its unions returned to the bargaining table Monday and resumed negotiations to try and avoid a strike that would result in service shutdown.
Analyzing The Rescue Efforts In ChileUC Berkeley Professor Harley Shaiken discusses the rescue efforts for the 33 trapped miners in Chile.
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