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.
An arbitrator may not take up the San Francisco Municipal Railway contract that prompted a driver sickout this week as quickly as initially planned.
San Francisco Municipal Railway buses, light-rail vehicles and cable cars are resuming regular service Thursday following a three-day worker “sickout” apparently resulting from an ongoing contract dispute.
As a San Francisco Municipal Railway workers “sickout” continues for a third day, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed charges Wednesday with the state’s Public Employees Relations Board aiming to end the disruption.
The three-day Muni sick-out has been especially hard on residents of San Francisco’s Bayview District who already feel isolated from the rest of the city.
Muni officials said 440 out of 600 vehicles will be running Wednesday after some San Francisco Municipal Railway employees unhappy with contract negotiations continue to call out sick.
KCBS has learned that union leadership representing San Francisco Municipal Railway employees has advised all Muni drivers to go back to work.
The Muni ‘sickout’, which entered a second day on Tuesday, has disappointed many tourists hoping to ride San Francisco’s iconic cable cars.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employees who called in sick Tuesday will have to provide verification from their health care provider in order to be eligible to receive paid sick leave.
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employees called in sick for the second day in a row Tuesday morning, prompting hour long delays across the Muni system.