San Francisco Labor Council
5,000 security workers in the Bay Area say a strike is imminent even as they continue to bargain. The sticking point according to the unions is negotiations over health care.
Although the dicey issue of pay equity, sometimes called comparable pay for comparable work, will ultimately be decided in contract negotiations, labor leaders and city negotiators debated the policy’s merits at a Board of Supervisors committee hearing on Wednesday.
The heads of the San Francisco Labor Council and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce have agreed to co-chair the campaign for Mayor Ed Lee’s pension reform ballot measure.
Immigrants rights activists joined a growing call for Mexico’s government to end repression of its labor unions.