As Northern California supermarket workers step up pressure for a new contract, some local shoppers are being asked to sign pledge cards showing their support for unions.
Dozens of discouraged teachers packed the Alameda Unified School District board meeting Tuesday night to vent over contract negotiations that are at an impasse.
County negotiators in Contra Costa have reached a last minute deal with a coalition of five employee unions that’s expected to save the county millions of dollars.
The Santa Clara City Council Tuesday night agreed to negotiate a lease with Hall of Fame football player Joe Montana for a proposed luxury hotel project on two parcels of city-owned land.
Union brass said they were simply trying to secure an opportunity to talk to city officials about pension negotiations before the City Council declared a fiscal emergency and adopted a pension reform ballot measure – something that could happen later in the month.
As San Jose’s fiscal situation remains bleak, the city council has imposed 10 percent wage and benefit cuts on four unions.
San Francisco Municipal Railway’s transit operators’ union has informed Muni officials that its members have voted to authorize a strike if labor negotiations break down.
Negotiations are underway that could lead to the exit of BART General Manager Dorothy Dugger.
Labor negotiations have become less contentious between unions and the city of San Jose as both sides try to negotiate a new deal.
Despite pleas from local paramedics, Santa Clara County supervisors have voted to begin negotiations with an out-of-state ambulance provider.