Homeless Man Who Climbed 9-Story Construction Crane Near San Jose City Hall In Police Custody After 14-Hour StandoffA standoff where a homeless man climbed atop a crane that was 90-feet above the street near San Jose City Hall ended peacefully when the man descended on his own and was taken into police custody.
‘Final Contract Offer' Made In West Coast Port Disruptions; Labor Secretary Tries To Broker SettlementContract 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.
Operations Resume At Port Of Oakland, 28 Other West Coast Ports After Labor-Dispute SlowdownThe Port of Oakland was just one of 29 West Coast ports affected by a massive three-day labor slowdown, but as of Tuesday operations resumed amid a contract dispute.
President Obama Deploys Labor Secretary To Intervene In West Coast Port DisputeThe nation's top labor official was scheduled to arrive in the Bay Area Monday to sit down with both sides of the contentious west coast port dispute sometime tomorrow.
Southwest Airlines Workers Picket At Mineta San Jose Airport Over Stalled Labor ContractSouthwest Airlines ground crew workers upset over stalled labor negotiations picketed at Mineta San Jose International Airport Tuesday. Union members say they haven't had a contract in four years.
San Francisco Teachers’ Union Reaches Tentative Contract With School DistrictSan Francisco Unified School District announced a tentative agreement for a three-year contract with the teachers' union on Tuesday that would include a 12-percent, retroactive raise across the board.
Golden Gate Ferry Captains Announce One-Day Strike Friday, Impacting Giants GameGolden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District ferry captains Thursday morning announced a one-day strike planned for Friday that will shut down the agency's ferry service for the day.
Stanford Hospital Cancels Anthem Blue Cross Contract After Dispute, Thousands Without Coverage Some 10,000 Anthem Blue Cross members are no longer covered at Stanford Health Care Hospital because of a contract dispute the where the hospital abruptly cancelled the Anthem's contract.
City Councilman: ‘We’re Very Close To The A’s Leaving Oakland’Oakland City Councilman Noel Gallo says his city is close to losing the A's because the government officials are undecided about agreeing to a 10-year lease deal proposed by the organization.
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.
Coliseum Authority Claims A’s Wanted Debts Written Off As Negotiations Sour After word of Tuesday night's rejection from the A's on a 10-year lease proposal to stay in Oakland, the Coliseum Authority is speaking out about about a debt they claim the team wants to be written off.
BART To Hire 3rd-Party Consultant To Review Labor Negotiation BreakdownsBay Area Rapid Transit says it will hire a third-party consultant to help figure out what went wrong in last year's labor battle that included two strikes.