Labor News

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San Francisco transit workers out on strike

SAN FRANCISCO - Management refusal to negotiate on its own work rule demands - demands the unions say could impact worker safety - forced workers for the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART) to strike at 12:01 a.m. Oct. 18.

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Unions sue agency for pulling City College of San Francisco accreditation

Teachers' unions and others here are suing an accreditation agency over its decision to revoke accreditation of the City College of San Francisco.

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Concession staff protest working for peanuts

Concession workers at San Francisco's AT&T Park, home of the Giants baseball team, are protesting lousy pay and attacks on health benefits.

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SF Symphony strikers protest out-of-tune execs

SAN FRANCISCO - Tired of prolonged stalling by management, over 100 musicians of the San Francisco Symphony - one of the country's top symphony orchestras - entered the second week of a strike with a March 21 protest.

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Hotel workers animate San Francisco’s Labor Day

Hundreds of hotel workers and their supporters thronged through the heart of downtown Sept. 5, marking Labor Day with a lively, noisy march.

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Picket lines in 9 cities slam Hyatt

Hotel workers were participating in nationwide coordinated actions that drew thousands of protesters to Hyatts in nine cities around the country.

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Workers, supporters cheer cheating contractor's downfall

A huge wage-theft case against a San Francisco Bay Area contractor almost reached the finish line May 26. One last chapter must still be written.

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Law professors support Hilton workers

The Association of American Law Schools is holding its national conference at the boycotted hotel, but organizers of over two-thirds of the conference events held their sessions at another venue.

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Hilton unionists rock San Francisco

Hilton wants to cut workers' wages and health care - even though it has billions in spare cash.

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Hyatt workers protest in San Francisco

Some 400 workers at the Hyatt Regency hotel here held a three-day strike June 8-10.

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