The 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 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 Bias
San 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.
The 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.
A 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 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.
A 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.
‘Final Contract Offer’ Made In West Coast Port Disruptions; Labor Secretary Tries To Broker Settlement
Contract talks continue between labor union and employers as cargo remains stuck at West Coast ports and a federal mediator has intervened to broker a settlement to get cargo moving freely.
The Port of Oakland was just one of 29 West Coast ports affected by a massive three-day labor slowdown, but as of Tuesday operations resumed amid a contract dispute.