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Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

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.

06/27/2014

(David McNew/Getty Images)

KCBS Campaign 2014 Special Report: San Jose Mayor’s Race

The five main candidates to replace Mayor Chuck Reed include four members of the city council and one candidate who sits on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.

05/28/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Shrinking San Jose Police Department Has Few Recruits For New Academy

San Jose’s police department has only filled 29 of 60 slots in next month’s police academy. Mayor Chuck Reed is calling the recruitment efforts unsuccessful.

04/02/2014

San Jose Police on the scene of a fatal shooting. (CBS)

San Jose Police Approve New Contract, Union Says Officer Exodus Will Continue

San Jose police officers have overwhelmingly approved a new contract offer, which provides a 10 percent raise over three years following almost a year of bitter labor negotiations.

12/03/2013

Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Employee Health Care, Pensions Eating Up BART Revenues

As negotiations are currently at a stalemate, issues like pension, health care and payback for unused sick days are coming to the forefront.

07/24/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Contract Talks Resume With Less Than 3 Weeks To Reach Deal

BART labor contract talks resumed on Monday after negotiators took a break over the weekend and so far neither side sounds terribly optimistic.

07/15/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose, Police Union Reach Pension Agreement

The city of San Jose and its police union have reached an agreement that will reduce pensions for new officers and ends a dispute over efforts to reduce costly retirement benefits.

04/26/2013

An AR-15 is seen for sale on the wall at the National Armory gun store on January 16, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

California Public Pension Fund Moves To Divest From Firearms

California’s largest public pension system has approved divesting from companies that make guns and high-capacity ammunition magazines that are illegal in the state.

02/19/2013

The exterior of an Oakland Wells Fargo Bank branch. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF City Pension Fund Asked To Divest From Wells Fargo Over Foreclosure

A group of active and retired San Francisco employees wants to stop their pension money from funding banks that have used questionable procedures to foreclose on delinquent home loans.

01/10/2013

(CBS)

Martinez Sewer Worker Cashes In $145K In Sick Pay

It seems working with Martinez sewage isn’t sickening.

08/22/2012

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