Contract negotiations with the city have been going on for more than a year. For the past few years, city workers have accepted a 10 percent furlough. The city wants to get rid of that if employees pick up 8 percent of the payments to their retirement system.
Ann Amato used to be a front-line therapist, but after years of doing that, she started doing group work, because, as she says, the work was exhausting.
Thousands of Kaiser mental health workers are expected to walk off the job today.
As many as 18,000 nurses have walked off the job and are picketing in front of Northern California Kaiser Permanente facilities.
Roughly 18,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses throughout Northern California are expected to walk off the job for a two-day strike.
Federal officials have filed a formal complaint charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of protesting and striking workers last year.
Workers with a major San Francisco Bay area bus system ratified a labor deal, ending the threat of a strike.
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.