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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.

10 hours ago

(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

Taxi cabs wait for fares in front of the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Taxi Drivers Refuse To Pick Up SFO Travelers In Ride-Service Protest

Taxi-cab drivers refused to pick-up passengers at SFO Airport Monday night, in protest of ride-service companies like Uber and Lyft, leaving hundreds of travelers waiting on the curb for a ride.

11/18/2014

(CBS SF)

18,000 Kaiser Nurses Strike Over Ebola Preparedness; Health Facilities Expected To Stay Open

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente nurses are on a two-day strike in Northern California as contract negotiations continue.

11/11/2014

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Phil Matier: California’s Election Day Races With Nationwide Interest

Phil Matier says educators nationwide are keeping an eye on California’s state schools superintendent race because of the candidate the teacher’s union has decided to endorse.

11/04/2014

Waste Management garbage and recycling bins in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Waste Management Workers Back On The Job After Weeklong Strike

Waste Management recycling workers are returning to work Friday after a weeklong strike left a mountain of recycling piling up outside a San Leandro facility.

10/31/2014

U.S. Postal Service mail truck. ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mail Stops Showing Up In Santa Clara Neighborhood; Post Office Overtime Fears Blamed

The U.S. Postal Service goes by the creed “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds,” but one KPIX 5 viewer said that’s not necessarily the case in Santa Clara.

10/31/2014

(CBS)

San Jose City Leaders Call Police Quitting Threats A ‘Scare Tactic’ During Mayoral Race

A story KPIX 5 broke last week has people in San Jose talking about next month’s mayoral election.

10/10/2014

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San Francisco Taxi Drivers Protest Uber’s Market Street Offices; Cry Unfair Advantage

You may have noticed how hard it was to get a cab in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon. That’s because many taxi drivers protested in front of Uber’s offices on Market Street between 10th and 11th streets.

10/08/2014

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