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Poll: Majority of Bay Area Voters Oppose Transit Workers’ Right to Strike

December 13, 2013 | 4:27 pm

Poll: Majority of Bay Area Voters Oppose Transit Workers’ Right to Strike

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A dramatic shift has occurred in public perceptions of unions, according to the Field Poll.

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News Pix: It’s Cold! Also, Historic Bookstore Gets Reprieve and Fast-Food Workers Strike

December 6, 2013 | 1:23 pm

News Pix: It’s Cold! Also, Historic Bookstore Gets Reprieve and Fast-Food Workers Strike

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The week’s news in photos from around the Bay Area.

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Fast Food Strikes Return Amid Push for Higher Wages

December 5, 2013 | 9:46 am

Fast Food Strikes Return Amid Push for Higher Wages

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Fast-food workers and labor organizers are protesting for higher wages and the right to unionize.

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Six Ways the Bay Area Can Help Its Housing Affordability Problem

November 29, 2013 | 1:31 pm

Six Ways the Bay Area Can Help Its Housing Affordability Problem

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Creating affordable housing requires a multi-pronged, nuanced approach. Experts suggest some solutions.

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BART Board OKs Contract, But Without Disputed Provision

November 22, 2013 | 2:30 pm

BART Board OKs Contract, But Without Disputed Provision

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Unions say they’re weighing options after BART board tries to amend deal they’ve already ratified.

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BART Unions Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract Agreement

November 1, 2013 | 5:40 pm

BART Unions Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract Agreement

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Vote was on deal reached after months of tortured talks — and strikes — over salary, benefits, safety.

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News Pix: Andy Lopez Funeral, Google Barge and San Francisco’s Waterfront Debate

November 1, 2013 | 2:15 pm

News Pix: Andy Lopez Funeral, Google Barge and San Francisco’s Waterfront Debate

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News photos from events all around the Bay Area this past week.

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News Pix: Giants Re-Sign Lincecum, Sneaker Waves Hit Bay Area and BART Strike Ends

October 25, 2013 | 6:43 pm

News Pix: Giants Re-Sign Lincecum, Sneaker Waves Hit Bay Area and BART Strike Ends

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News photos from events all around the Bay Area this past week.

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BART Probe: Investigators Re-Enact Fatal Accident

October 23, 2013 | 1:00 pm

BART Probe: Investigators Re-Enact Fatal Accident

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Inquiry seeks more information on what accident victims and train crew might have seen, and when.

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AC Transit Strike Threat: Court Imposes Cooling-Off Period

October 23, 2013 | 10:00 am

AC Transit Strike Threat: Court Imposes Cooling-Off Period

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East Bay bus district and union now have 60 days to iron out dispute over a new contract.

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