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BART station (CBS)

BART Contract Talks To Begin; Agency Spends $400K On Negotiator

BART’s labor unions say they’re upset that the transit district will spend $400,000 for a private negotiator for contract talks set to begin next week.

04/25/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train operator waits for passengers to enter the train at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Labor Talks Underway Between BART, Two Largest Unions

The workers’ four-year contract expires June 30. The union leaders, representing mostly train operators and station agents, say their workers deserve pay raises.

04/02/2013

Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Workers At Oakland Port, Airport Returning After 1-Day Strike

Officials say custodial and maintenance workers at Oakland International Airport and one of the nation’s busiest seaports are set to end their pickets and return to work late Tuesday and early Wednesday.

11/20/2012

Striking workers at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

1-Day Strike Disrupts Activity At Port Of Oakland

Port spokesman Isaac Kos-Read said the workers were preventing trucks from entering the facility Tuesday morning. Longshoremen were also being kept from their jobs.

11/20/2012

Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Workers At Oakland Airport, Port Of Oakland Staging 1-Day Strike

Members of Service Employees International Union Local 1021 began picketing Monday night at Oakland International Airport to kick off a 24-hour strike meant to also shut down the Port of Oakland on Tuesday

11/19/2012

(Photo: Publicity shots of Dick Devos, union opponent, and James P. Hoffa, union organizer)

Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

court workers' strike, superior court, seiu

San Francisco Superior Court Workers Go On 1-Day Strike

A number of San Francisco Superior Court workers walked off the job Monday in a one-day strike to protest a labor contract recently imposed on them.

07/16/2012

Furloughed California Workers

State Workers Agree To Unpaid Days Of Leave

California’s biggest state worker union has tentatively agreed to a plan where covered workers will take 12 unpaid days of leave over 12 months starting July 1.

06/24/2012

San Francisco City Hall

Hundreds Of San Francisco City Workers Protest Possible Cuts

Members of the Service Employees International Union 1021 gathered around 5:30 p.m. to oppose potential service cuts and call for business tax reform, union spokesman Carlos Rivera said.

04/30/2012

(CBS)

Silicon Valley Janitors March To Demand Better Pay And Benefits

Hundreds of janitors who maintain offices at the largest Silicon Valley technology companies marched through Palo Alto Thursday to demand higher wages and better benefits.

04/05/2012

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