Cal/OSHA Order Sets New Virus Protections Following Oakland McDonald's Worker's TestimonyThursday saw some big wins for employees in California as the state made key rulings to step up safety precautions against COVID-19 in the workplace.
COVID-19 Outbreak: Large Foster Farms Chicken Processing Plant Ordered To Shut Down; 'It’s Time To Hit The Reset Button'A chicken processing plant in central California has been ordered to shut down after it became the site of one of the largest and most severe COVID-19 outbreaks in the state, health officials said.
Farm Workers Already Challenged By COVID Labor Through Heat And Wildfire SmokeThe recent heat wave and wildfire smoke have made for especially tough times for farm workers who were already struggling with COVID-19.
BART Claims Agent Filed False Police Report To Impact Contract TalksA BART station agent is being charged for filing a false police report that led to a man being jailed. BART claims the agent filed the report to pressure the agency in contract negotiations with unions.
BART Negotiations Become Increasingly Contentious, Strike LoomsBay Area Rapid Transit workers placed leaflets at stations around the Bay Area Thursday morning as their contract talks with management has become increasingly contentious.
Chevron Report Details Failures That Led To Richmond Refinery FireCorrosion that damaged a steel pipe led to a disastrous fire at Chevron’s Richmond refinery last August, oil company officials confirmed in a report released Friday.
Bulldozer Kills San Leandro Recycling Plant WorkerAn employee has been crushed to death by a bulldozer at a recycling plant in San Leandro.