Oakland Teachers Vote Overwhelmingly To Authorize StrikeTeachers in the Oakland Unified School District have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike in the midst of a stalemate in contract negotiations, officials announced Monday afternoon.
Bay Area Teachers Show Solidarity With LA Educators Threatening To StrikeTeachers across the Bay Area on Friday joined a state-wide rally to show solidarity with at least 35,000 Los Angeles educators who are in a contract dispute.
SF Muni Director To KPIX 5: 'Lots' Of Options To Deal With SickoutsEd Reiskin, director of transportation of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, spoke with KPIX 5's Phil Matier Sunday about the status of Muni contract negotiations and whether the recent sickout action by some Muni employees is likely to continue.
BART Strike Deadline Nears, Union Leader Warns Riders To PrepareTensions escalated at the BART bargaining table Monday with the possibility of a strike on Tuesday appearing to grow stronger.
San Jose Police Officers Reject City’s Contract Offer, 3 Percent RaiseIn a near unanimous decision, San Jose police officers have rejected the city’s latest one-year contract offer, which included a three-percent raise.
BART Unions Send New Proposal To Management As Deadline NearsWith a possible second strike looming, unions representing BART workers said they have put forward a new labor contract proposal to management Tuesday.
BART Unions Considering Concessions On Wages, Pensions, MedicalBART employee unions were considering reducing requested wage hikes and agreeing to pay pension premiums and higher medical insurance costs at labor contract talks in Oakland Saturday.
BART, Unions Back At Bargaining Table; Gov. Brown To Seek 2-Month Cooling Off PeriodThe Bay Area Rapid Transit Agency and two of its largest unions have returned to the bargaining table, as a cooling-off period that would avert a possible train strike on Monday looms.
Gov. Brown To Seek 60-Day Cooling Off Period For BARTCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that he planned to seek a court order for 60-day cooling off period on Sunday if the Bay Area Rapid Transit contract dispute is not resolved by then.
BART, Unions Hope To Resolve Labor Dispute Ahead Of August DeadlineBART trains are running at full strength after last week’s crippling strike, but with only a 30-day contract extension, state mediators have their work cut out for them.
BART Riders Try To Cope With Alternatives On Day 2 Of StrikeBART riders are finding other ways to get to work on day two of the BART strike and most would like to see both sides back at the bargaining table.