Three weeks after San Francisco’s Muni operators staged a worker “sickout” that brought city buses, trains and trolleys to a halt; the transit agency and union leaders have now reached a tentative agreement.
The contract that covers nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers is set to expire June 30, as negotiations continue in San Francisco.
After the two sides returned to the bargaining table, in an effort to end a labor dispute, the union of transit operators has walked away from those negotiations.
San Francisco Muni officials and the Transportation Workers Union are in talks with a mediator about the contract dispute that prompted last week’s three-day driver sick-out.
KCBS, KPIX, and San Francisco Chronicle Insider Phil Matier on California’s teacher tenure ruling and how many state Republicans may use this to their advantage in the upcoming November election.
As a San Francisco Municipal Railway workers “sickout” continues for a third day, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed charges Wednesday with the state’s Public Employees Relations Board aiming to end the disruption.
Muni officials said 440 out of 600 vehicles will be running Wednesday after some San Francisco Municipal Railway employees unhappy with contract negotiations continue to call out sick.
Voters in two far Northern California counties are showing only tepid interest in advisory measures that call for creating a 51st state named Jefferson.
Legislation is moving forward at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to force large employers in the hospitality industry to retain workers for at least 90 days if the company is sold.
KCBS has learned that union leadership representing San Francisco Municipal Railway employees has advised all Muni drivers to go back to work.