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San Jose firefighters (Craig Rose/San Jose Fire Dept.)

22 New San Jose Firefighters Graduate, But How Long Will They Stay On The Job?

22 new firefighters will be added to the San Jose Fire Department on Tuesday. The good news is that the new recruits are sorely needed on the short-staffed department, but it’s uncertain how long they’ll stick around.

01/20/2015

Striking healthcare workers walk a picket line outside Kaiser Permanente hospital in Oakland, January 31, 2012. (CBS)

Huge Strike Averted As Kaiser, Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement After Months Of Tense Negotiations

The tentative agreement averts multiple strikes scheduled to begin 7 a.m. Wednesday at Kaiser medical centers throughout the Bay Area including Antioch, Daly City, San Francisco, Oakland, Petaluma, Vacaville, San Rafael and Santa Clara.

01/17/2015

Taxis are parked near Union Square, San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Labor Council Joins Taxi Drivers In Battle Against Uber, Ridesharing Apps

The San Francisco Labor Council (SFLC) is joining the fight against Uber and other similar car-ride services. Cab drivers want legislation to regulate rates, license and tax the on-demand transportation companies.

01/06/2015

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

SFO Restaurant Workers Reach Tentative Agreement With Management After 2-Day Strike

San Francisco International Airport food service workers and restaurant management announced Friday that they have reached a tentative agreement on a six-year contract.

12/19/2014

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines Workers Picket At Mineta San Jose Airport Over Stalled Labor Contract

Southwest Airlines ground crew workers upset over stalled labor negotiations picketed at Mineta San Jose International Airport Tuesday. Union members say they haven’t had a contract in four years.

12/16/2014

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SFO Officials Say Most Restaurants Remain Open Despite Strike, Bad Weather

A two-day strike by nearly 1,000 restaurant workers is set to continue Friday at San Francisco International Airport but airport officials say most restaurants remain open.

12/12/2014

(CBS SF)

Hundreds Of SFO Flights Cancelled As Bay Area Storm Intensifies

The weather is creating havoc at San Francisco International airport Thursday morning with over 100 cancellations already reported.

12/11/2014

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San Francisco Teachers’ Union Reaches Tentative Contract With School District

San Francisco Unified School District announced a tentative agreement for a three-year contract with the teachers’ union on Tuesday that would include a 12-percent, retroactive raise across the board.

11/25/2014

(CBS SF)

Facebook Shuttle Drivers Vote To Unionize

Drivers for a transportation service contracted to shuttle Facebook employees voted Wednesday to unionize, according to a statement from the service’s CEO.

11/19/2014

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Facebook Shuttle-Bus Drivers Demand Higher Wages; May Unionize Depending On Vote

Facebook shuttle-bus drivers will vote Wednesday on whether or not to unionize and have demanded higher wages among other things.

11/18/2014

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