Three passengers and a bus operator on a San Francisco Muni bus were injured when a distracted driver crashed into the bus near Laguna Honda Hospital Thursday night.
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.
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.
A San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle struck a pedestrian near San Francisco State University on Monday night, police said.
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.
Muni says a majority of the 1,500 operators who called in sick this week have turned in doctors notes excusing their absences.
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.
The man who helped to illuminate the Bay Bridge with a light sculpture is hoping to bring a first-of-its-kind light show that would stretch the length of Market Street in Downtown San Francisco.
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.