Walkout

Students, staff, and their supporters participate in National Walkout Day on the SFAI campus in San Francisco. (Photo by Anna Duckworth)

SF Art Institute Adjunct Professors Walk Out Of Class, Join National Movement For Job Security

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.

02/25/2015

In a file photo, smoke drifts away from the Shell Oil refinery in Martinez. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Union Asks Tesoro Refinery Workers In Martinez To Strike After Talks Break Down

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.

02/01/2015

waste management

Alameda County Recycling Workers Walk Out Over Wages, Working Conditions

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.

07/30/2013

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Work Stoppage At Port Of Oakland After Longshore Worker Death

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.

07/17/2013

AC Transit Walkout Alongside BART Doesn’t Happen

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.

06/30/2013

self checkout

Grocers Ditch Self-Checkout Lanes Over Customer Service, Shoplifting Fears

Retail security experts have found theft — intentional or not — can be as much as five times higher with self-checkout than with human cashiers.

04/09/2012

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Nurses Locked Out After Strike At 8 Bay Area Hospitals

Thousands of nurses walked out on Thursday and will not be allowed to return until Saturday.

12/23/2011

Larkspur Ferry

Golden Gate Ferry Service Running As Usual, Strike Cancelled

Golden Gate Ferry Service is operating as normal on Friday after the union representing the system’s ticket agents had called for a strike.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/01/2011