Kaiser Permanente workers, including 4,900 in Alameda County, haveset a strike date: Oct. 14. The group of unions representing optometrists, laboratory scientists, x-ray technicians, licensed vocational nurses, and housekeepers, among a number of other types of workers, are billing the strike… Read More ›
Kaiser Permanente management closed hospital cafeterias across the state Monday before a vote by some of its workers to authorize a strike this fall. The meeting spaces were closed at Kaiser hospitals in Oakland, Berkeley, San Leandro, Fremont, Livermore, and… Read More ›
Lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court is based on last year’s Janus v. AFSCME ruling.
The AC Transit Board of Directors became the first local government body to issue support for labor unions as its ability to gain new members could be diminished soon by an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Also: San Leandro’s own city manager scandal could be heating up again on Tuesday night.
Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer’s ballot argument against utility tax measure asserts the same items it will fund are endangered if it passes in November. ALAMEDA CITY COUNCIL |Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer is officially opposing a November utility tax measure that,… Read More ›
Hayward City Manager Fran David’s unwavering stances against union city workers was found to be improper, according a legal finding. HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL |After Hayward city employees–working without a contract for two years–agreed to a new contract last summer, they… Read More ›
CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | Rep. Mike Honda’s response to losing support of a labor union to Ro Khanna appeared breathless, maybe desperate. On Monday, the feeling was underscored with an astonishing roll out of new endorsements from five statewide… Read More ›
OAKLAND/June 17, 5:30 p.m.Lake Merritt land deal returns to council E. 12TH ST, PART III It’s the Oakland public land deal that forced a shutdown of the City Council in May by protesters and nearly went down in flames two… Read More ›
AB 528 is Assemblymember Catharine Baker’sfirst piece of legislation. ASSEMBLY | 16TH DISTRICT | Freshman Assemblymember Catharine Baker’s first bill makes good on a major campaign pledge she offered last year. It may also be a potential boon to one… Read More ›