Striking Santa Clara County Court Workers Reach Tentative Contract AgreementThe Santa Clara County Superior Court Professional Employees Association entered mediation with the court on Wednesday and reached a tentative contract agreement Friday afternoon.
East Oakland Students Stage Walkout To Protest Police ShootingDozens of high school students in East Oakland walked out of class Tuesday to protest the fatal shooting of a man armed with a pellet gun on Sunday, a school district spokesman said.
Bay Area Fast Food Workers Walk Off Job, Join Nationwide StrikeBay Area fast food workers walked off the job and onto the picket line Tuesday.
5 Nuns From Marin Catholic High School Walk Out Of Class In Protest Of Gay Rights GroupThe five nuns walked out last Friday to protest the sponsors of a program intended to protect gay and lesbian teens from bullying.
SF Art Institute Adjunct Professors Walk Out Of Class, Join National Movement For Job SecurityAbout 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.
Union Asks Tesoro Refinery Workers In Martinez To Strike After Talks Break DownThe 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.
Alameda County Recycling Workers Walk Out Over Wages, Working ConditionsRecycling 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.
Work Stoppage At Port Of Oakland After Longshore Worker DeathThe 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.
AC Transit Walkout Alongside BART Doesn't HappenLabor 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.
Grocers Ditch Self-Checkout Lanes Over Customer Service, Shoplifting FearsRetail security experts have found theft — intentional or not — can be as much as five times higher with self-checkout than with human cashiers.
Nurses Locked Out After Strike At 8 Bay Area HospitalsThousands of nurses walked out on Thursday and will not be allowed to return until Saturday.
Golden Gate Ferry Service Running As Usual, Strike CancelledGolden Gate Ferry Service is operating as normal on Friday after the union representing the system's ticket agents had called for a strike.