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Golden Gate Bridge Workers Hold First Meeting With District Management Since Union Authorized Strike

Representatives of a 13-union coalition of Golden Gate Bridge workers urged the transportation district board on Friday to give them a fair contract.

08/08/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

San Francisco Muni Operators Ratify Contract That Guarantees Raises Over Three Years

San Francisco Muni operators ratified a new contract on Monday that guarantees them a 14.25 percent raise over three years.

07/15/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

Sources Say Labor And Management Reach Tentative Agreement Weeks After Muni Sickout

Three weeks after San Francisco’s Muni operators staged a worker “sickout” that brought city buses, trains and trolleys to a halt; the transit agency and union leaders have now reached a tentative agreement.

06/27/2014

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

A passenger boards a San Francisco Muni bus on June 3, 2014 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Talks Halted In Labor Dispute Between San Francisco Muni Drivers, Management

After the two sides returned to the bargaining table, in an effort to end a labor dispute, the union of transit operators has walked away from those negotiations.

06/12/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

Clock Ticking On Muni Contract Dispute; Both Sides In Talks

San Francisco Muni officials and the Transportation Workers Union are in talks with a mediator about the contract dispute that prompted last week’s three-day driver sick-out.

06/11/2014

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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

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AT&T Park’s Concession Stand Workers May Be Getting More Job Security

Legislation is moving forward at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to force large employers in the hospitality industry to retain workers for at least 90 days if the company is sold.

06/03/2014

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Campaign 2014 Special Report: Who’s Footing The Bill In Blitz Of Political Ads?

In the days before next Tuesday’s California primary election, voters are being buried in direct mail, and bombarded in radio and television ads, but much of the campaign propaganda isn’t paid for by the candidates themselves.

05/30/2014

People wait in line at a fast food restaurant. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fast-Food Workers In Oakland Walk Off Jobs, Want Higher Pay, Right To Unionize

Fast-food workers throughout Oakland are walking off the job and joining in on a worldwide campaign Thursday to ask for higher pay and the right to form a union.

05/15/2014

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