Strike

In a file photo, smoke drifts away from the Shell Oil refinery in Martinez. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Union Asks Tesoro Refinery Workers In Martinez To Strike After Talks Break Down

The United Steelworkers Union called for its refinery workers to stage their largest walkout in more 30 years Sunday, saying its negotiations with Shell Oil Co. broke down less than two weeks after they began.

02/01/2015

Striking healthcare workers walk a picket line outside Kaiser Permanente hospital in Oakland, January 31, 2012. (CBS)

Huge Strike Averted As Kaiser, Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement After Months Of Tense Negotiations

The tentative agreement averts multiple strikes scheduled to begin 7 a.m. Wednesday at Kaiser medical centers throughout the Bay Area including Antioch, Daly City, San Francisco, Oakland, Petaluma, Vacaville, San Rafael and Santa Clara.

01/17/2015

(CBS SF)

Kaiser Mental Health Workers Striking In 35 California Cities

About 2,600 Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals started a weeklong strike Monday morning protesting what they claim is a lack of staffing that’s affecting patient care.

01/12/2015

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SFO Officials Say Most Restaurants Remain Open Despite Strike, Bad Weather

A two-day strike by nearly 1,000 restaurant workers is set to continue Friday at San Francisco International Airport but airport officials say most restaurants remain open.

12/12/2014

Lightning strikes recorded in the Pacific Ocean. (CBS)

Lightning Striking In Pacific As Thunderstorms Near Bay Area

A new band of low pressure will bring more moisture to the Bay Area overnight, and ramp up the likelihood that we’ll see thunderstorms over the next 24 hours.

12/02/2014

Taxi cabs wait for fares in front of the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Taxi Drivers Refuse To Pick Up SFO Travelers In Ride-Service Protest

Taxi-cab drivers refused to pick-up passengers at SFO Airport Monday night, in protest of ride-service companies like Uber and Lyft, leaving hundreds of travelers waiting on the curb for a ride.

11/18/2014

(CBS SF)

18,000 Kaiser Nurses Strike Over Ebola Preparedness; Health Facilities Expected To Stay Open

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente nurses are on a two-day strike in Northern California as contract negotiations continue.

11/11/2014

Waste Management garbage and recycling bins in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Waste Management Workers Back On The Job After Weeklong Strike

Waste Management recycling workers are returning to work Friday after a weeklong strike left a mountain of recycling piling up outside a San Leandro facility.

10/31/2014

Golden Gate Transit bus

Golden Gate Transit Strike Averted; Tentative Agreement Reached

A tentative agreement between the Golden Gate Bridge District and a coalition of labor unions has averted a strike that had been planned for Friday, bridge district officials said.

10/16/2014

San Francisco City Hall (credit: HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Court Workers Strike For One Day

Court workers in San Francisco are standing on the picket lines Tuesday morning as they plan to shut down operations for the day.

10/14/2014

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