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Phil Matier: SF Muni Sickout Didn’t Stop Some Employees From Picking Up Paychecks

An investigation has found that dozens of operators picked up their paycheck from Muni headquarters on days they called in sick.

08/13/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

Sources Say Labor And Management Reach Tentative Agreement Weeks After Muni Sickout

Three weeks after San Francisco’s Muni operators staged a worker “sickout” that brought city buses, trains and trolleys to a halt; the transit agency and union leaders have now reached a tentative agreement.

06/27/2014

A passenger boards a San Francisco Muni bus on June 3, 2014 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Talks Halted In Labor Dispute Between San Francisco Muni Drivers, Management

After the two sides returned to the bargaining table, in an effort to end a labor dispute, the union of transit operators has walked away from those negotiations.

06/12/2014

Muni Riders

SF Muni Director To KPIX 5: ‘Lots’ Of Options To Deal With Sickouts

Ed Reiskin, director of transportation of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, spoke with KPIX 5’s Phil Matier Sunday about the status of Muni contract negotiations and whether the recent sickout action by some Muni employees is likely to continue.

06/08/2014

Muni Experiencing Major Delays Monday Due To “Sick Out” Labor Disputes

Muni Gets Doctor’s Notes From Majority Of Operators Who Called Out Sick, Snarling Commutes

Muni says a majority of the 1,500 operators who called in sick this week have turned in doctors notes excusing their absences.

06/05/2014

Officials from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency are warning riders to expect major delays on Muni Monday morning as higher than normal bus and light-rail operators have called in sick Monday morning due to a labor dispute.

Union Advises San Francisco Muni Drivers To Get Back To Work

KCBS has learned that union leadership representing San Francisco Municipal Railway employees has advised all Muni drivers to go back to work.

06/03/2014

San Francisco Cable Car (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Tourists Hoping For Iconic Cable Car Rides Disappointed During Muni ‘Sickout’

The Muni ‘sickout’, which entered a second day on Tuesday, has disappointed many tourists hoping to ride San Francisco’s iconic cable cars.

06/03/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

SFMTA Asks Muni Workers Out Sick To Provide Doctor’s Note Or Not Get Paid

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employees who called in sick Tuesday will have to provide verification from their health care provider in order to be eligible to receive paid sick leave.

06/03/2014

Officials from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency are warning riders to expect major delays on Muni Monday morning as higher than normal bus and light-rail operators have called in sick Monday morning due to a labor dispute.

Day 2 Of Muni ‘Sickout’ Causing Hour Long Delays

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employees called in sick for the second day in a row Tuesday morning, prompting hour long delays across the Muni system.

06/03/2014

Muni Experiencing Major Delays Monday Due To “Sick Out” Labor Disputes

San Francisco Muni Riders Facing Long Evening Commute As Driver Sickout Continues

A San Francisco Muni spokesperson said commuters can expect much of the same long wait times they faced Monday morning as a driver ‘sick out’ took nearly two-thirds of the transit agency’s vehicles out of service.

06/02/2014

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