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.
Concession workers at the AT&T Park where the San Francisco Giants play have voted to authorize a strike.
After 16 hours of tense talks, the NHL and its players finally achieved their elusive deal early Sunday morning, finding a way to restart a sport desperate to regain momentum and boost its prominence.
A 24-hour Christmas Eve strike by union nurses at eight Bay Area hospitals ended Tuesday morning with no reported incidents, according to a spokeswoman for one of the hospitals.
Statements from a Raley’s spokesman and from the United Food and Commercial Workers union said talks between both sides resumed Sunday morning.
Nurses at a Sonoma County hospital are in the second day of a three-day strike protesting wage offers and other issues.
Union workers at Raley’s supermarket chain, which operates more than 100 stores in California and Nevada, went on strike Sunday after last-ditch efforts to reach a new contract failed.
California’s biggest state worker union has tentatively agreed to a plan where covered workers will take 12 unpaid days of leave over 12 months starting July 1.
Threats of a Golden Gate Transit bus strike, planned for May 10th have been canceled after the union and Bridge District were able to negotiate a tentative framework over a contract dispute.
Occupy Oakland protesters said Monday that their plans for a general strike on Wednesday include marching on the Port of Oakland and shutting it down.