Shuttle drivers who take Facebook employees to and from work have reportedly approved a union contract offering higher pay and more benefits, a victory in organized labor’s effort to unionize workers in Silicon Valley.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris Friday conditionally approved a plan by the Daughters of Charity Health System to sell six non-profit acute care hospitals in the Bay Area and Southern California.
Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers on Friday evening, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually.
San Jose Police, Fire Unions Say City Manager’s ‘Forced Resignation’ Has ‘Squashed’ Hope For Better Relations
San Jose City Manager Ed Shikada, acknowledging the City Council wanted new management, Wednesday announced his resignation as of Jan. 1, the day Mayor-elect Sam Liccardo takes office, according the city officials.
Despite vocal opposition from numerous county employees’ unions, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday afternoon to give themselves a $32,000 raise.
Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights.
Saying working conditions and wages need to be improved, bus drivers who shuttle Facebook employees to and from work are beginning the process of organizing a union.
A coalition of 13 of Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District workers’ unions has unanimously voted to authorize a strike, though no date has been announced as both sides continue talks.
Union officials said employees have been working without a contract since July 1, as the two sides have been negotiating since April.
San Francisco Municipal Railway buses, light-rail vehicles and cable cars are resuming regular service Thursday following a three-day worker “sickout” apparently resulting from an ongoing contract dispute.