San Jose Police Union Spokesman Says Mayor, City Closer To Deal On Pension ReformA spokesman for San Jose's police union said Friday that labor and city officials may be closing in on a deal to roll back pension reform Measure B in exchange for cost savings and a resolution to a bitter, years-long legal and political conflict.
With Few Recruits, San Jose Police Ranks Could Dip To 1985 LevelsSan Jose could see its lowest number of police officers in three decades if the department continues to lose officers at a steady rate, according to a new report.
San Jose’s Mayor Considers Investigation Of Police Officer Union Leader Over Alleged CommentsSan Jose Mayor Chuck Reed has asked that the city council appoint a special investigator as well as a U.S. attorney to look into the alleged comments made by the head of the police officers’ union to a police academy class during their orientation.
San Jose City Leaders Call Police Quitting Threats A 'Scare Tactic' During Mayoral RaceA story KPIX 5 broke last week has people in San Jose talking about next month's mayoral election.
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.
KCBS Campaign 2014 Special Report: San Jose Mayor’s RaceThe 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.
Shrinking San Jose Police Department Has Few Recruits For New AcademySan 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.
San Jose Police Approve New Contract, Union Says Officer Exodus Will ContinueSan 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.
Phil Matier: Employee Health Care, Pensions Eating Up BART RevenuesAs negotiations are currently at a stalemate, issues like pension, health care and payback for unused sick days are coming to the forefront.
BART Contract Talks Resume With Less Than 3 Weeks To Reach DealBART labor contract talks resumed on Monday after negotiators took a break over the weekend and so far neither side sounds terribly optimistic.
San Jose, Police Union Reach Pension AgreementThe 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.
California Public Pension Fund Moves To Divest From FirearmsCalifornia’s largest public pension system has approved divesting from companies that make guns and high-capacity ammunition magazines that are illegal in the state.