Kaiser Permanente Unions Plan Labor Day Rally, Civil Disobedience In OaklandThousands of Kaiser Permanente employees belonging to various unions are expected to gather Monday morning in Oakland for a Labor Day rally, and dozens are expected to "engage in civil disobedience" by blocking an intersection near a Kaiser hospital.
Kaiser Workers to Vote Monday on Potential Nationwide StrikeKaiser Permanente employees will begin voting Monday on whether to authorize a massive strike. If approved, the union said it would be the biggest strike in 20 years.
New Haven Unified School District Teachers Set To Strike In East BayAn East Bay school district is preparing for its first teacher strike in history. About 585 teachers, counselors and nurses in the New Haven Unified School District plan to walk the picket lines on Monday.
Oakland Teachers Vote To Ratify Tentative Contract, End StrikeOakland teachers voted Sunday afternoon to accept a tentative contract deal, effectively ending the strike and putting teachers back in classrooms on Monday.
Contract Talks Stall; Oakland Teachers Set to Continue Strike MondayThe Oakland Unified School District said no agreement has been reached with the teachers union and the strike would continue Monday.
Striking S.F. Marriott Workers Hold Thanksgiving Dinner on Picket LineMarriott hotel workers currently on strike held a Thanksgiving dinner on the picket line Thursday.
Striking Marriott Workers in San Jose Agree to Contract; S.F. Walkout ContinuesStriking Marriott hotel workers have ratified an agreement to end their 37-day labor dispute, union leaders announced Friday on social media.
City Of Oakland, Unions, Agree To Mediation But Strike ContinuesNegotiators for the city of Oakland and the larger of two striking unions have agreed to try to settle the strike in mediation starting Monday, the two sides said Saturday night.
Oakland City Workers Set To Strike On TuesdayTwo labor unions, SEIU Local 1021 and International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers Local 21, have informed the city of their plans to strike.
Marchers Around Bay Area Show Support for $15 Minimum Hourly WageAs union members marched in Oakland, San Jose and other Bay Area locations Monday for a $15 national minimum hourly wage, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, added her voice to the chorus.
Federal Labor Board Accuses Napa Hospital Of Preventing Workers From UnionizingFederal investigations show Napa's Queen of the Valley Medical Center retaliated against workers who were talking to the union by changing their schedules.
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.
West Coast Ports Face Shutdown If Contract Negotiations In San Francisco FailThe contract that covers nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers is set to expire June 30, as negotiations continue in San Francisco.
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.
Union Files Complaint In Death Of Window-Washing Custodian At UC BerkeleyA union representing service workers at the University of California, Berkeley has filed a complaint with state authorities over the death of a custodian.