City Of Oakland, Unions, Agree To Mediation But Strike ContinuesNegotiators for the city of Oakland and the larger of two striking unions have agreed to try to settle the strike in mediation starting Monday, the two sides said Saturday night.
Oakland City Workers Set To Strike On TuesdayTwo labor unions, SEIU Local 1021 and International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers Local 21, have informed the city of their plans to strike.
Marchers Around Bay Area Show Support for $15 Minimum Hourly WageAs union members marched in Oakland, San Jose and other Bay Area locations Monday for a $15 national minimum hourly wage, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, added her voice to the chorus.
Federal Labor Board Accuses Napa Hospital Of Preventing Workers From UnionizingFederal investigations show Napa's Queen of the Valley Medical Center retaliated against workers who were talking to the union by changing their schedules.
Union Asks Tesoro Refinery Workers In Martinez To Strike After Talks Break DownThe 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.
West Coast Ports Face Shutdown If Contract Negotiations In San Francisco FailThe contract that covers nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers is set to expire June 30, as negotiations continue in San Francisco.
SF Muni Director To KPIX 5: 'Lots' Of Options To Deal With SickoutsEd 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.
Union Files Complaint In Death Of Window-Washing Custodian At UC BerkeleyA union representing service workers at the University of California, Berkeley has filed a complaint with state authorities over the death of a custodian.
Phil Matier: California Lawmakers Kill Proposal To Ban Transit StrikesWith little debate, a State Senate committee killed a proposal Monday that would have banned transit workers from going on strike.
BART Negotiations Resume With Union Reiterating Safety ConcernsThe 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 Reject Contract DealAC Transit workers have voted to reject a tentative contract agreement reached with management last week, union officials said Sunday.
Progress Reported In AC Transit Labor Talks Aimed At Averting StrikeOfficials 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.