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.
A San Francisco Muni spokesperson said commuters can expect much of the same long wait times they faced Monday morning as a driver ‘sick out’ took nearly two-thirds of the transit agency’s vehicles out of service.
Officials from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency are warning riders to expect major delays on Muni Monday morning as higher than normal bus and light-rail operators have called in sick Monday morning due to a labor dispute.
About 2,500 past and present San Francisco Municipal Railway drivers have been certified as a class in a federal lawsuit alleging Muni has not paid them the overtime hours they have put in, according to a report.
A San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle struck and injured a pedestrian apparently walking on the tracks near the city’s Glen Park neighborhood Sunday night.
There are 157 PG&E customers in San Francisco’s Ingleside Heights neighborhood that remain without power after a utility pole caught fire and collapsed this morning.
The technological advances to make San Francisco’s Muni a more efficient public-transportation system are actually working against riders, several of whom are getting fined because of faulty Clipper card readers .