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Fast food workers and their supporters take part in a nationwide strike outside a McDonald's fastfood outlet demanding higher wages and the right to form a union on August 29, 2013 in Los Angeles. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Fast-Food Workers Strike For Higher Wages

Workers walked off the job Thursday at about 30 East Bay fast-food restaurants from Richmond to Fremont as part of a national movement aimed at boosting their pay and benefits.

08/29/2013

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Santa Clara County 911 Dispatchers, Union Workers Reach Labor Deal

A union that represents 9,000 Santa Clara County employees, including 911 dispatchers, announced Wednesday that it has reached a tentative labor agreement with the county.

08/28/2013

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911 Dispatchers In Santa Clara County Threaten To Strike

Dozens of union emergency dispatchers rallied in San Jose Thursday to say they may strike against Santa Clara County over mandatory overtime, but the county’s top official said that could trigger a court injunction to block it.

08/22/2013

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Hayward City Employees Return To Work After 3-Day Strike

Picket lines cleared Thursday afternoon as a three-day strike by Hayward workers represented by Service Employees International Union Local 1021 comes to an end.

08/15/2013

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Hayward City Workers Launch 3-Day Strike Over Contract Negotiations

City workers in Hayward were launching a three-day strike and rally beginning Tuesday morning to demand further contract negotiations.

08/13/2013

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BART, Unions Prepare For Hearing Instead Of Negotiate

Negotiators for BART and unions representing about 2,400 employees didn’t meet Tuesday and instead prepared for a hearing that a fact-finding panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown will hold on Wednesday.

08/06/2013

Commuters wait to board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train during rush hour. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Governor’s Board Sets Public Hearing To Probe BART Labor Dispute

A board created to investigate Bay Area Rapid Transit’s ongoing labor fight will hold a public hearing to examine the contract dispute between BART’s management and unions.

08/05/2013

Commuters line up as they wait to board an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Strike Notice Could Be Given By End Of Day

Union leaders for Bay Area Rapid Transit workers said they would deliver a 72-hour strike notice at the end of the day if major progress isn’t made Thursday in contract talks.

08/01/2013

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KCBS Cover Story: Ferry Service Will Ramp Up If BART Strike Occurs

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – As negotiations are ongoing and the stalemate continues between Bay Area Rapid Transit officials and its labor unions, commuters are having to plan ahead for a possible strike. During the early […]

07/31/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Union Leader Says BART Contract Talks Were Unproductive As Strike Deadline Looms

BART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency’s employees expires Sunday night but a union official said the talks weren’t productive.

07/30/2013

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