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Golden Gate Bridge workers strike (CBS/Schaub)

Golden Gate Bridge Union Workers Begin Strike Over Health-Care Benefits

Union workers began a one-day strike Tuesday morning at the Golden Gate Bridge over the healthcare contributions they say they were promised by the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District. Despite the picket lines, however, buses and ferries are running as scheduled.

09/16/2014

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Bridge District Workers Announce 1-Day Labor Strike This Week

Golden Gate Bridge District announced 50 of its workers will be going on a one-day labor strike beginning Tuesday morning, but the bridge itself will remain open and that bus and ferry service won’t be impacted.

09/15/2014

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San Francisco Teachers Union Threaten Strike As Students Head Back To School

San Francisco’s School superintendent and Mayor Ed Lee are expressing cautious optimism about averting a teacher strike. 

08/18/2014

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Golden Gate Bridge Workers Hold First Meeting With District Management Since Union Authorized Strike

Representatives of a 13-union coalition of Golden Gate Bridge workers urged the transportation district board on Friday to give them a fair contract.

08/08/2014

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Golden Gate Transit District Unions Authorize Strike

A coalition of 13 of Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District workers’ unions has unanimously voted to authorize a strike, though no date has been announced as both sides continue talks.

08/05/2014

Lifeguards and paramedics attend to a person struck by lightning on Venice Beach. (CBS)

Man Dies After 14 People Struck By Lightning In Southern California

A coroner’s official says a 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck 14 people at popular Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island.

07/27/2014

Cars drive northbound on the Golden Gate Bridge May, 8, 2008 in Sausalito, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Bridge District Employees Voting This Week On Whether To Authorize Strike

Union officials said employees have been working without a contract since July 1, as the two sides have been negotiating since April.

07/23/2014

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

West Coast Ports Face Shutdown If Contract Negotiations In San Francisco Fail

The contract that covers nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers is set to expire June 30, as negotiations continue in San Francisco.

06/22/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

Muni Sickout Ends, Routes And Cable Cars Back To Running Normal Service

San Francisco Municipal Railway buses, light-rail vehicles and cable cars are resuming regular service Thursday following a three-day worker “sickout” apparently resulting from an ongoing contract dispute.

06/05/2014

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

San Francisco City Attorney Files Charges Against Muni Union Over Sickout

As a San Francisco Municipal Railway workers “sickout” continues for a third day, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed charges Wednesday with the state’s Public Employees Relations Board aiming to end the disruption.

06/04/2014

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