Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to remove the term “alien” from the California labor code to describe foreign-born workers.
A court injunction filed by Santa Clara County Monday has barred about 500 employees from participating in a strike set for Tuesday by a union representing about 9,000 of its workers.
The state Senate race between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla has led to $7 million in campaign spending. Voters decide who goes to Sacramento in a special election on Tuesday.
A spokesman for San Jose’s police union said Friday that labor and city officials may be closing in on a deal to roll back pension reform Measure B in exchange for cost savings and a resolution to a bitter, years-long legal and political conflict.
For decades, calls to unionize workers in Silicon Valley have fallen on deaf ears. Recently, unions are finding success in organizing shuttle drivers, security guards and other low-wage workers.
Apple is agreeing to hire many of its security guards as full-time employees, giving them many of the same benefits that other Apple workers enjoy, like health insurance and retirement benefits.
About 100 professors, students and their supporters staged a noontime walkout of classes at the San Francisco Art Institute as part of a national movement that demands better pay and job security for adjunct professors.
A Bay Area lawmaker has started a new effort to ban strikes by BART workers. The bill’s proposal is getting mixed reviews with some BART riders giving it a thumb’s up.
The Port of Oakland’s slow recovery after a massive West Coast labor-dispute is no consolation to local citrus growers, whose exports to Asia could become almost worthless.
‘Final Contract Offer’ Made In West Coast Port Disruptions; Labor Secretary Tries To Broker Settlement
Contract talks continue between labor union and employers as cargo remains stuck at West Coast ports and a federal mediator has intervened to broker a settlement to get cargo moving freely.