University of California hospital employees picketed Wednesday at medical centers across the state in response to what union leaders called intimidation and harassment from management against workers who took part in a two-day walkout in May.
The San Francisco Bay Area’s main commuter rail line was up and running on Wednesday after a potential transit strike was averted for the third straight day.
A major San Francisco Bay Area transit system is running trains as usual Friday after unions and management agreed to continue labor talks past a midnight deadline.
A San Francisco Bay Area transit agency and its unions are set to head back to the bargaining table, as the possibility of a second transit strike in less than three months looms.
As another potential strike looms, Bay Area Rapid Transit officials are preparing other ways to get commuters to work, including possibly allowing managers to drive a limited number of trains.
San Francisco Bay Area commuters got a reprieve from a potential transit strike when a judge on Sunday granted California Gov. Jerry Brown’s request for a 60-day cooling-off period in negotiations between the Bay Area Rapid Transit Agency and two of its largest unions.
Union leaders said they’re are prepared to strike and shut down one of the nation’s largest rail systems for the second time this summer if they don’t reach an agreement on a new contract this weekend.
Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay Area commuters got at least a temporary reprieve from a massive transit strike when Gov. Jerry Brown intervened in a labor contract dispute.
With an eleventh hour order, Gov. Jerry Brown averted a strike of San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit system late Sunday night, setting at ease the minds of many anxious commuters.
Two transit unions issued a 72-hour strike notice, alerting the more than 400,000 San Francisco Bay area commuters that the system could be shut down during Monday’s commute if labor issues aren’t resolved.
San Francisco Bay-area commuters braced for the possibility of another train strike as the transit agency and its workers approached a deadline to reach a new contract deal.
Stalled contract talks between striking San Francisco Bay Area train workers and the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency will resume, transit officials said on Tuesday.