Hundreds of Waste Management employees at cities throughout Alameda County went on strike this morning to protest what they claim is a violation of federal labor laws and abuse of employee rights.
James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
School bus drivers trying to unionize in Livermore and Hayward have questioned the safety record and working conditions on vehicles that transport special needs children.
As organized labor faces declining membership, one of the country’s most storied unions is looking to a new growth industry: marijuana.
University of California workers are protesting a plan to increase the share of their paychecks set aside for their pensions. Dozens of clerical and administrative workers represented by the Teamsters union waved signs and chanted outside the UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco on Wednesday.