The United Steelworkers Union called for its refinery workers to stage their largest walkout in more 30 years Sunday, saying its negotiations with Shell Oil Co. broke down less than two weeks after they began.
The contract that covers nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers is set to expire June 30, as negotiations continue in San Francisco.
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.
A union representing service workers at the University of California, Berkeley has filed a complaint with state authorities over the death of a custodian.
With little debate, a State Senate committee killed a proposal Monday that would have banned transit workers from going on strike.
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.
AC Transit workers have voted to reject a tentative contract agreement reached with management last week, union officials said Sunday.
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.
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.
BART labor contract talks resumed on Monday after negotiators took a break over the weekend and so far neither side sounds terribly optimistic.