Huge Strike Averted As Kaiser, Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement After Months Of Tense NegotiationsThe tentative agreement averts multiple strikes scheduled to begin 7 a.m. Wednesday at Kaiser medical centers throughout the Bay Area including Antioch, Daly City, San Francisco, Oakland, Petaluma, Vacaville, San Rafael and Santa Clara.
San Francisco Labor Council Joins Taxi Drivers In Battle Against Uber, Ridesharing AppsThe San Francisco Labor Council (SFLC) is joining the fight against Uber and other similar car-ride services. Cab drivers want legislation to regulate rates, license and tax the on-demand transportation companies.
SFO Restaurant Workers Reach Tentative Agreement With Management After 2-Day StrikeSan Francisco International Airport food service workers and restaurant management announced Friday that they have reached a tentative agreement on a six-year contract.
Southwest Airlines Workers Picket At Mineta San Jose Airport Over Stalled Labor ContractSouthwest Airlines ground crew workers upset over stalled labor negotiations picketed at Mineta San Jose International Airport Tuesday. Union members say they haven't had a contract in four years.
SFO Officials Say Most Restaurants Remain Open Despite Strike, Bad WeatherA two-day strike by nearly 1,000 restaurant workers is set to continue Friday at San Francisco International Airport but airport officials say most restaurants remain open.
Hundreds Of SFO Flights Cancelled As Bay Area Storm IntensifiesThe weather is creating havoc at San Francisco International airport Thursday morning with over 100 cancellations already reported.
San Francisco Teachers’ Union Reaches Tentative Contract With School DistrictSan Francisco Unified School District announced a tentative agreement for a three-year contract with the teachers' union on Tuesday that would include a 12-percent, retroactive raise across the board.
Facebook Shuttle Drivers Vote To UnionizeDrivers for a transportation service contracted to shuttle Facebook employees voted Wednesday to unionize, according to a statement from the service’s CEO.
Facebook Shuttle-Bus Drivers Demand Higher Wages; May Unionize Depending On VoteFacebook shuttle-bus drivers will vote Wednesday on whether or not to unionize and have demanded higher wages among other things.
Taxi Drivers Refuse To Pick Up SFO Travelers In Ride-Service ProtestTaxi-cab drivers refused to pick-up passengers at SFO Airport Monday night, in protest of ride-service companies like Uber and Lyft, leaving hundreds of travelers waiting on the curb for a ride.
18,000 Kaiser Nurses Strike Over Ebola Preparedness; Health Facilities Expected To Stay OpenThousands of Kaiser Permanente nurses are on a two-day strike in Northern California as contract negotiations continue.
Phil Matier: California's Election Day Races With Nationwide InterestPhil Matier says educators nationwide are keeping an eye on California's state schools superintendent race because of the candidate the teacher's union has decided to endorse.
Oakland Waste Management Workers Back On The Job After Weeklong StrikeWaste Management recycling workers are returning to work Friday after a weeklong strike left a mountain of recycling piling up outside a San Leandro facility.
Mail Stops Showing Up In Santa Clara Neighborhood; Post Office Overtime Fears BlamedThe U.S. Postal Service goes by the creed “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds,” but one KPIX 5 viewer said that’s not necessarily the case in Santa Clara.
San Jose City Leaders Call Police Quitting Threats A 'Scare Tactic' During Mayoral RaceA story KPIX 5 broke last week has people in San Jose talking about next month's mayoral election.