Professional And Technical Engineers Local 21

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Union Representing Some County Employees in Contra Costa Threatens Strike

Health care costs are at the heart of a labor dispute in Contra Costa County that’s been brewing for more than a year and appears poised to bubble over sooner rather than later.


Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Employees Authorize Strike By Large Margin

Members of the city of Oakland’s two biggest employee unions have voted by overwhelming margins to authorize a strike.


Supervisor John Gioia (Conta Costa County)

Contra Costa County Threatens To Impose Contract On Managers Union

Contra Costa County supervisors on Tuesday gave the union representing its management staff one more week to concede to $3 million in cuts, threatening to impose a contract if no compromise was reached by Aug. 16.