COVID Pandemic Spurs Boom in Automation to Fill Service Sector JobsFaced with worker shortages and higher labor costs, companies are starting to automate service sector jobs that economists once considered safe.
Nurses Hold One-Day Strike At San Francisco Chinese Hospital Poor working conditions at the Chinese Hospital in San Francisco inspired nurses to hold a one-day strike Tuesday, noting their workplace is bad enough to drive away experienced nurses and dissuade new ones from joining.
California Fast Food Workers Protest Over Safety, Pay During COVID-19 PandemicRestaurant workers took to picket lines Thursday in a statewide effort to draw attention to the lack of personal protective equipment at fast food establishments.
SF Symphony Cancels East Coast Tour As Strike Drags OnStriking San Francisco Symphony musicians rejected a federal mediator's proposal to resume playing concerts during a "cooling off" period.
San Francisco Symphony Musicians Go On StrikeThe music has stopped -- at least temporarily -- after San Francisco Symphony musicians announced Wednesday that they are going on strike over stalled negotiations with the orchestra's management.
Walmart Workers Protest Over Compensation At Oakland Store About 20 people gathered in front of the Oakland Walmart store on Edgewater Drive Wednesday to protest and demand better pay and work schedules.
Contra Costa Public Employees Union Presses For Better Wages And BenefitsContra Costa County Public Employees Local Union 1 says they feel undervalued and are asking for better wages as well as benefits. They've now taken their grievance to the Martinez Board of Supervisors.
United Airlines Pilots Picket At SFO, Contract Talks In Slow MotionUnited Airlines pilots spent part of their morning on informational picket lines at San Francisco International Airport. Among their complaints were outsourced jobs and slow contract talks that have taken up the last three years.
Sutter Claims Many Nurses Crossed Picket Line TuesdayNot only are Sutter Health and it's nurses' union at odds over labor issues, but they can't agree on the numbers of nurses that took part in a one-day strike.