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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

An AC Transit bus makes its way through the Transbay Temporary Terminal in San Francisco. (AP Photo)

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.

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