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The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

West Coast Ports Face Shutdown If Contract Negotiations In San Francisco Fail

The contract that covers nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers is set to expire June 30, as negotiations continue in San Francisco.

06/22/2014

Muni Riders

SF Muni Director To KPIX 5: ‘Lots’ Of Options To Deal With Sickouts

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.

06/08/2014

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Union Files Complaint In Death Of Window-Washing Custodian At UC Berkeley

A union representing service workers at the University of California, Berkeley has filed a complaint with state authorities over the death of a custodian.

05/09/2014

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

Phil Matier: California Lawmakers Kill Proposal To Ban Transit Strikes

With little debate, a State Senate committee killed a proposal Monday that would have banned transit workers from going on strike.

01/13/2014

Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Negotiations Resume With Union Reiterating Safety Concerns

The Bay Area could see the start of another BART strike as early as October 11th if negotiations that resumed this week fail to lead to an agreement.

09/11/2013

An AC Transit Bus

AC Transit Workers Reject Contract Deal

AC Transit workers have voted to reject a tentative contract agreement reached with management last week, union officials said Sunday.

08/18/2013

AC Transit Bus

Progress Reported In AC Transit Labor Talks Aimed At Averting Strike

Officials with the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) said they were making progress Tuesday in ongoing contract talks with the union representing its bus operators and other workers.

08/06/2013

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: Options For Advancing Bay Area Transit

With the BART labor negotiations on commuters’ minds, SFSU Professor Dr. Jason Henderson gives suggestions on how to alleviate the Bay Area’s growing public transit issues.

08/05/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Contract Talks Resume With Less Than 3 Weeks To Reach Deal

BART labor contract talks resumed on Monday after negotiators took a break over the weekend and so far neither side sounds terribly optimistic.

07/15/2013

Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Last-Ditch BART Labor Talks Resume At Governor’s Request

With a strike looming, the two largest unions representing over 2,300 Bay Area Rapid Transit workers resumed talks with BART management Sunday afternoon at the request of California Gov. Jerry Brown in a last-ditch effort to reach a deal.

06/30/2013

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