SEIU Local 1021

San Francisco parking control officers staged a protest over worker safety in front of the Hall of Justice on October 16, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Parking Control Officers Protest Lack Of Safety After Violent Attacks

Dozens of San Francisco parking control officers and their supporters gathered together Thursday outside the district attorney’s office at the Hall of Justice to demand safer working conditions and tougher consequences for those who attack city employees.

10/16/2014

Protesters gather in front of Twitter headquarters on Market Street in San Francisco on December 9, 2013. (Bay City News Service)

Union Plays Big Role In San Francisco Protests Over ‘Google Buses,’ Tech Tax Breaks

Many of the fights involving “Google Buses” and tech tax breaks are actually being stoked by the politically powerful Service Employees International Union, which represents thousands of San Francisco city workers. Coincidentally they are also in the midst of negotiations with the city for a new proposed contract.

04/16/2014

A man works inside of a fast food restaurant. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

San Francisco Labor Activists Seek $15/Hour Minimum Wage By 2017

Under the proposed initiative, which will need thousands of signatures to qualify for the November ballot, the minimum wage at businesses with fewer than 100 employees would increase to $13 an hour in 2015; $14 by 2016 and $15 by 2017.

04/07/2014

SEIU Local 1021 protests tax breaks for corporations at SF City Hall (photo by Anna Duckworth)

San Francisco City Workers Protest Twitter, Corporate Tax Breaks On City Hall Steps

A loud lunch-hour protest at San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday took aim at corporate tax breaks for Twitter and other tech companies.

03/19/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hundreds Protest Tech Tax Breaks At Twitter Headquarters In San Francisco

Protesters, including some who dressed up like Cupid, congregated at Twitter headquarters on Wednesday to voice opposition to the tax breaks several tech companies have received.

02/12/2014

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

Done Deal: BART’s Largest Union Approves Contract

Bay Area Rapid Transit workers’ largest union ratified its contract with the agency on Monday, closing eight months of negotiations that resulted in two strikes that snarled traffic throughout the region and during which two workers were fatally struck by a train.

01/13/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

BART Board Approves New Contract, Heads To Unions For Approval

The Board of Directors voted 8-1 to approve the new labor agreement reached with its two largest unions.

01/02/2014

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

Votes To Approve BART Agreement Likely Won’t Happen Until New Year

Votes on an agreement that would end eight months of strife between BART and its labor unions probably won’t be held until late next week, a transit agency spokesman said Monday.

12/23/2013

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) union workers with SEIU Local 1021 hold signs as they picket in front of the Lake Merritt station on July 2, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Contract Talks Resume This Week

BART and its two biggest labor unions returned to the bargaining table Wednesday to make another attempt to resolve a dispute over a contract provision that calls for employees to receive up to six weeks of paid family medical leave annually.

12/18/2013

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Tense BART Talks Set To Resume Over Family Leave

Negotiators with Bay Area Rapid Transit and its two largest unions are set to restart negotiations on Thursday, with many hard feelings remaining on both sides of the table.

12/11/2013

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