Bay Area Airport Workers Stage Demonstration Against Southwest PoliciesContract employees who do work for Southwest Airlines are staging demonstrations at airports across the Bay Area and California Monday over working conditions and the airline's use of non-union contractors.
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.
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.
Union VP Accused Of Assaulting Process Server Outside Kensington Home, Intimidating CopThe vice president of a union representing two million members has been accused of assaulting a process server at his Kensington home, and intimidating a police officer investigating the incident.
Union Submits Signatures For Proposed $15 California Minimum WageA faction of California's largest union has begun submitting signatures for a ballot initiative asking voters to raise California's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2021.
Strike Averted For Thousands Of Santa Clara County Employees With Tentative 4-Year DealSanta Clara County officials and union leaders struck a tentative four-year deal, which averts a strike Tuesday morning, according to the Service Employees International Union Local 521.
9,000 Santa Clara County Workers Threaten To Strike Over Labor Dispute, But Some BarredA court injunction filed by Santa Clara County Monday has barred about 500 employees from participating in a strike set for Tuesday by a union representing about 9,000 of its workers.
Fast-Food Workers Storm San Francisco McDonald's To Demand $15/Hour Wages; Similar Protests Across U.S.Fast-food workers calling for $15 an hour are picking up some more allies around the Bay Area Wednesday.
Attorney General Kamala Harris OKs Sale Of 6 Acute-Care Hospitals In Bay Area, SoCalCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris Friday conditionally approved a plan by the Daughters of Charity Health System to sell six non-profit acute care hospitals in the Bay Area and Southern California.
Over 100 Protest Google’s Shareholder Meeting In Mountain ViewAnti-eviction activists, a group of Google investors, and a group led by Reverend Jesse Jackson are holding protests outside Google's headquarters in Mountain View.
San Francisco Court Workers Protest Dress Code CrackdownStricter enforcement of the employee dress code at San Francisco Superior Court has led to harassment and bullying based on appearance, protesting workers said Thursday.
Hundreds Protest Tech Tax Breaks At Twitter Headquarters In San Francisco Protesters, including some who dressed up like Cupid, congregated at Twitter headquarters on Wednesday to voice opposition to the tax breaks several tech companies have received.
Silicon Valley Security Guards Claim Discrimination By High-Tech FirmsSecurity guards for high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are voicing displeasure over what they have called discrimination against them for trying to unionize.
State Approves Auditing BART's Finances, Employment PracticesWhile BART and its unions remain without a contract agreement, a state committee voted on Wednesday to open the transit agency's books and audit their finance and employment practices. The results, however, won’t be known for months.