Vote was on deal reached after months of tortured talks — and strikes — over salary, benefits, safety.
San Francisco Symphony musicians and management were very nearly singing an “Ode to Joy” on Monday after reaching an agreement to resume concerts. The two parties announced Sunday they had drawn up a tentative new contract after a strike that silenced the orchestra for 2½ weeks. The musicians have to ratify the proposed contract, and […]
By Cy Musiker The musicians of the San Francisco Symphony have voted to strike next week if there is no progress in contract negotiations. Negotiations have been going on for eight months, with the two sides far apart on wage and benefit issues. Musicians have been performing since mid-February without a contract. The musicians say […]
The United Educators of San Francisco (UESF) and the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) signed a tentative agreement today, the school district announced on Thursday, three weeks prior to the start of the school year on August 20. The union’s executive board voted by a 2 to 1 margin to recommend the agreement for […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California State University has reached a tentative agreement on a four-year contract with its faculty that largely preserves current contract terms and calls for no salary raises, the university and faculty union said Tuesday. “It’s a fair agreement in the context of hard times,” said Lillian Taiz, who heads the California […]