Labor Contract Negotiations
San Jose city council members on Friday approved a tentative wage agreement with the city’s police officers and endorsed a plan to settle ongoing litigation over pension and retiree healthcare benefits for police and firefighters.
Ed Reiskin, director of transportation of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, spoke with KPIX 5’s Phil Matier Sunday about the status of Muni contract negotiations and whether the recent sickout action by some Muni employees is likely to continue.
After being at odds for almost a year, the City of San Jose will make a new contract offer to the city’s police officers’ union next week with a federal mediator involved.
BART labor contract talks resumed on Monday after negotiators took a break over the weekend and so far neither side sounds terribly optimistic.
BART trains are running at full strength after last week’s crippling strike, but with only a 30-day contract extension, state mediators have their work cut out for them.
Striking San Francisco Bay Area rail workers and transit agency officials have returned to the bargaining table for talks that one union leader described as “frustrating.”
Bay Area Rapid Transit is still on strike, trains are not running and negotiations have entered their fourth day after Wednesday night’s talks concluded with no deal.