Fast-food workers throughout Oakland are walking off the job and joining in on a worldwide campaign Thursday to ask for higher pay and the right to form a union.
Bay Area fast food workers planned to participate in a nationwide strike Thursday to protest low wages.
Bay Area Rapid Transit says it will hire a third-party consultant to help figure out what went wrong in last year’s labor battle that included two strikes.
An East Bay woman was feeling lucky to be alive after being struck by lightning during Monday’s storm.
Lightning destroyed a redwood tree in Berkeley during a powerful storm Monday, damaging a nearby home.
In a rare nighttime meeting on Thursday, the head of the BART Board of Directors introduced a plan that could lead to a prohibition of future strikes, but not everyone in agreement about the proposal.
Alameda-Contra Costa Transit workers have ratified a tentative contract agreement, averting a possible strike threatened after union votes rejected two previous agreements earlier this year, AC Transit officials said.
A group of Port of Oakland truck drivers pushing for better pay and other changes voted Friday to stop work at the port on Wednesday, officials said.
The tentative agreement that ended the Bay Area Rapid Transit strike last month was rejected by the agency’s board of directors during Thursday’s vote.
About 13,000 patient care workers at the University of California’s five medical centers were holding a one-day strike Wednesday over their allegation that the university has engaged in unfair labor practices.