Kaiser, Health Care Unions Reach Agreement; Strike AvertedKaiser Permanente management and its hospital workers reached a tentative labor agreement Saturday morning, averting what would have been one of the largest strikes in the country's healthcare industry in recent memory.
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.
Oakland Teachers Union Calls for Feb. 21 Strike Over Pay, Class SizesThe Oakland teachers' union on Saturday called on its 3,000 members to strike after negotiating with the Oakland Unified School District for more than a year and a half.
Hotel Workers Arrested at Labor Day Protest in Union SquareAbout 900 Marriott hotel workers demonstrated Monday at Union Square as they consider a vote to authorize a strike.
California May Nix Tesla Tax Rebate As Part Of Proposed Labor RuleProposed labor rules would require Tesla and other electric car manufacturers in California to certify its employees are being treated well in order for customers to claim electric vehicle rebates.
Oakland Mayor, Striking City Workers Agree to Begin MediationNegotiators for the city of Oakland and the larger of two striking unions have agreed to try to settle the strike in mediation starting Monday.
West Coast Dockworkers To Vote On Labor-Peace Deal At S.F. MeetingWest Coast seaports could get long-term labor peace if dockworkers approve a new contract extension.
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.
Phil Matier: Another Mistake Found In BART Deal With UnionA smaller BART union has been notified of a typo in the contract they have approved.
Poll Finds Negative View Of Unions Growing In CaliforniaMore California voters think that organized labor does more harm than good, according to the latest Field Poll that shows a dramatic shift in the state’s attitudes about labor unions.
Phil Matier: An Evolving Relationship Between Labor Unions And California DemocratsSan Jose Mayor Chuck Reed is leading an effort to put an initiative before voters allowing cities to renegotiate pensions for existing public employees—as well as new hires. Meanwhile, State Assembly candidate Steve Glazer from Orinda, is pushing an initiative preventing transit employees from striking in the future.
Union Leaders Prepared To Oppose San Jose Mayor’s Pension Reform MeasureMayor Chuck Reed, along with four other mayors from around the state, have submitted the ballot initiative to the state Attorney General.
BART, Unions Add More Meeting Dates As Deadline NearsBART management and the unions have agreed to more talks, but it still remains to be scene whether they are getting any closer to an agreement.
BART, Union Return To Bargaining Table With Talks Focused On SafetyThursday's meeting between BART management and Service Employees International Union Local 1021 centered on safety proposals and work rules.
Union Leader Says BART Contract Talks Were Unproductive As Strike Deadline LoomsBART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency's employees expires Sunday night but a union official said the talks weren't productive.