DMV Employee Files Grievance Over Agency's Strict 'Potty Policy'A Sacramento DMV office is setting strict limits on employee bathroom breaks and even docking workers' pay if the they take too long.
Strike Averted For Thousands Of Santa Clara County Employees With Tentative 4-Year DealSanta Clara County officials and union leaders struck a tentative four-year deal, which averts a strike Tuesday morning, according to the Service Employees International Union Local 521.
9,000 Santa Clara County Workers Threaten To Strike Over Labor Dispute, But Some BarredA court injunction filed by Santa Clara County Monday has barred about 500 employees from participating in a strike set for Tuesday by a union representing about 9,000 of its workers.
Allegiant Airline Pilots Say Company Cutting Too Many Corners At Cost Of SafetyTheir slogan says “travel is our deal,” but pilots who fly for Allegiant Air say the company is cutting too many corners at the cost of safety.
Orinda Mayor Faces Concord Assemblywoman In East Bay’s State Senate Special ElectionThe state Senate race between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla has led to $7 million in campaign spending. Voters decide who goes to Sacramento in a special election on Tuesday.
Oakland Teachers Getting 8-Percent Raise By 2016 Under New AgreementOakland school teachers will receive a salary increase of at least 8 percent by next January under the terms of a tentative agreement with the school district that was reached just before midnight, the head of the teachers’ union said Thursday.
San Jose Mayor Liccardo Calls For Police Accountability After Data Shows Department's Potential Racial BiasSan Jose’s Mayor Sam Liccardo is calling for increased police accountability in the wake of data that shows the department routinely stops or detains blacks and Latinos at disproportionate rates.
Fast-Food Workers Storm San Francisco McDonald's To Demand $15/Hour Wages; Similar Protests Across U.S.Fast-food workers calling for $15 an hour are picking up some more allies around the Bay Area Wednesday.
SF Zoo Management Accused Of Illegal Eavesdropping On WorkersThe whistleblower contacted a union steward to tell them that he had heard a manager secretly listening in on a zoo employee and making fun of the way that person talked.
San Jose Police Union Spokesman Says Mayor, City Closer To Deal On Pension ReformA spokesman for San Jose's police union said Friday that labor and city officials may be closing in on a deal to roll back pension reform Measure B in exchange for cost savings and a resolution to a bitter, years-long legal and political conflict.
Apple Security Guards Get Hired As Full-Time EmployeesApple is agreeing to hire many of its security guards as full-time employees, giving them many of the same benefits that other Apple workers enjoy, like health insurance and retirement benefits.
Republican Assemblywoman Introduces Bill To Prevent Future BART StrikesA Bay Area lawmaker has started a new effort to ban strikes by BART workers. The bill’s proposal is getting mixed reviews with some BART riders giving it a thumb’s up.