Oakland School Board Approves $22M In Budget Cuts Amid Student ProtestsThe Oakland Unified School District board voted 4-3 on Monday to make $21.75 million in cuts to the district's budget for the 2019-20 school year amid loud protests by students who had walked out of class.
Oakland Teachers Reach Tentative Agreement With School District To End StrikeThe Oakland Education Association announced Friday afternoon that the union had reached a tentative agreement with the Oakland Unified School District to end the ongoing teachers strike that had entered its seventh day.
Oakland Teachers Strike: Negotiators Return To Bargaining TableNegotiators returned to the bargaining table Friday, hoping to hammer out an agreement on pay increases, class sizes and school closures to bring a swift end to a strike by Oakland's 3,000 public school teachers.
Teacher Retention A Major Motive Behind Oakland StrikeOne of the main sticking points in the Oakland teacher strike is over teacher salaries. The union blames the low wages for OUSD's poor retention rate.
Massive Crowds March And Rally In Support Of Oakland Teacher StrikeA huge crowd of Oakland public school teachers, students, parents and others rallied outside Oakland City Hall on Thursday in support of a teacher strike during its first day.
Oakland Teachers Walk Off The Job; Reject Latest Contract Offer Picket lines went up outside Oakland schools early Thursday after negotiators failed to reach an agreement on a new contract involving pay raises and class sizes.
PR Firm Survey Ranks Oakland Among Unhappiest Cities for WorkersOakland came in second to last on a list of 50 cities ranked by how happy their employees are. The only place home to unhappier workers is New York, according a list compiled by workplace insight platform Kununu.
Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Workers Walk Off The JobThousands of mental health workers at Kaiser Permanente offices across the state walked off the job Monday -- the first day of a week-long strike over staffing levels and pay.
Striking San Francisco Marriott Workers Reach Tentative Contract Agreement Marriott hotel workers ended their 61-day strike Monday after a tentative agreement was reached on a new contract, union officials said.
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.
Medical Workers Walk Off The Job At UCSFThousands of University of California medical workers began a three-day strike Tuesday against hospitals, clinics and campuses including at UC-San Francisco that has prompted the rescheduling of thousands of surgeries and outpatient appointments.
Investigation Uncovers Horrific Conditions, Illegal Guns At Bay Area Care CentersThe owners of six Bay Area adult and child day care facilities were charged with 59 counts Friday including human trafficking, wage theft, weapons and rape allegations uncovered during a year-long state investigation.
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.
UC Berkeley Labor Protester's Rough Arrest Condemned by UnionOrganizers said the arrest of a black man at a protest of pay inequality in the UC system in Berkeley on Thursday indicates the university is honoring the repressive legacy of the Jim Crow South.
Construction Boss Accused Of Scamming, Imprisoning Undocumented WorkersThe owner of a construction company in Hayward accused of preying on undocumented workers who say they were locked away at night for months has repeatedly faced charges of cheating immigrant laborers.