The five nuns walked out last Friday to protest the sponsors of a program intended to protect gay and lesbian teens from bullying.
About 100 professors, students and their supporters staged a noontime walkout of classes at the San Francisco Art Institute as part of a national movement that demands better pay and job security for adjunct professors.
The United Steelworkers Union called for its refinery workers to stage their largest walkout in more 30 years Sunday, saying its negotiations with Shell Oil Co. broke down less than two weeks after they began.
Recycling workers at a Waste Management facility in San Leandro walked off the job Tuesday to protest what they say are low wages and dangerous working conditions.
The Port of Oakland was effectively shut down Wednesday morning after a number of longshore workers skipped worked because of the death of a worker at the port on Tuesday.
Labor talks between AC Transit and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 continued after the existing contract expired Sunday night, with both sides indicating that busses would operate as usual on Monday.
Retail security experts have found theft — intentional or not — can be as much as five times higher with self-checkout than with human cashiers.
Thousands of nurses walked out on Thursday and will not be allowed to return until Saturday.
Golden Gate Ferry Service is operating as normal on Friday after the union representing the system’s ticket agents had called for a strike.