Kaiser Nurses Picketing 4 Bay Area Hospitals Over StaffingNurses at seven Kaiser Permanente hospitals across California will hold pickets on Wednesday, charging that the company hasn’t shored up staff as it promised despite rising costs for patients, according to the nurses’ union.
Hundreds Of SFO Flights Cancelled As Bay Area Storm IntensifiesThe weather is creating havoc at San Francisco International airport Thursday morning with over 100 cancellations already reported.
East Bay Fast Food Workers Walk Off The Job In Bid For Higher PayFast-food workers in Oakland and throughout the East Bay walked off the job Thursday to participate in protests as part of a nationwide movement aimed at boosting their pay and benefits, an organizer said.
UC Hospital Employees, Nurses Strike, Forcing Surgery CancellationsAbout 13,000 patient care workers at the University of California’s five medical centers were holding a one-day strike Wednesday over their allegation that the university has engaged in unfair labor practices.
Man Charged With Throwing Hammer At Striking BART Employees Pleads Not Guilty A San Francisco man who allegedly threw a hammer at striking Bay Area Rapid Transit workers in Daly City on Monday morning has pleaded not guilty to two felony charges in San Mateo County Superior Court, prosecutors said.
Workers Strike At Raley's / Nob Hill Stores In California, Nevada Union workers at Raley's supermarket chain, which operates more than 100 stores in California and Nevada, went on strike Sunday after last-ditch efforts to reach a new contract failed.
Port Of Oakland Resumes Business After Occupy DisruptionsOperations were returning to normal at the Port of Oakland Tuesday morning after a daylong port blockade along the West Coast, port officials said.
Picketers Plan Protest At Open Carry Group Meeting In Pleasant HillA group that advocates the right to openly carry unloaded guns will be protested by opponents during a meeting and toy drive at a restaurant in Pleasant Hill on Saturday.
Calif Pro-Union Law Struck Down By Appeals Court