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San Francisco Muni, Drivers Agree on Tentative Contract

June 30, 2014 | 12:05 pm

San Francisco Muni, Drivers Agree on Tentative Contract

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Former Mayor Willie Brown brokers deal to end dispute that led to a sickout and partial system shutdown.

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Union: Muni, Operators Reach Tentative Labor Agreement

June 27, 2014 | 7:00 pm

Union: Muni, Operators Reach Tentative Labor Agreement

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Muni did not immediately confirm the union’s statement that a deal has been reached.

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Muni’s Sickout Ends and Even the Cable Cars Are Returning

June 5, 2014 | 9:37 am

Muni’s Sickout Ends and Even the Cable Cars Are Returning

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Transit agency expects system to provide 90 percent of service on Thursday morning.

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What’s Next for Muni After Sickout?

June 2, 2014 | 5:56 pm

What’s Next for Muni After Sickout?

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Labor expert says ‘interest arbitration’ will happen if management and labor can’t strike a deal.

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Richmond City Council Approves Increase in City’s Minimum Wage

May 7, 2014 | 3:30 pm

Richmond City Council Approves Increase in City’s Minimum Wage

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Berkeley also acts,, with City Council voting for more gradual hike and further study of the issue.

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Yea or Nay: A Push to Unionize Visiting Faculty at Bay Area Art Schools

April 28, 2014 | 4:22 pm

Yea or Nay: A Push to Unionize Visiting Faculty at Bay Area Art Schools

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SEIU campaign highlights working conditions for part-time and temporary college teachers. …read more

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Berkeley Mayor Proposes East Bay Regional Minimum Wage

April 24, 2014 | 11:29 am

Berkeley Mayor Proposes East Bay Regional Minimum Wage

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In the proposal, East Bay cities would join together to gradually increase minimum wage to $12.25.

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As Policing Technology in California Advances, So Do Privacy Concerns

April 10, 2014 | 7:00 am

As Policing Technology in California Advances, So Do Privacy Concerns

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Profusion of new devices lets law enforcement gather data about personal lives of law-abiding citizens.

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Silicon Valley Spends Big Bucks Lobbying in Washington, D.C.

April 2, 2014 | 5:00 am

Silicon Valley Spends Big Bucks Lobbying in Washington, D.C.

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Big Tech is fourth now, right behind Big Health, Big Insurance, and Big Oil and Gas.

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Drought Impacts Central Valley School Enrollment While Debate Over Relief Continues

March 19, 2014 | 4:10 pm

Drought Impacts Central Valley School Enrollment While Debate Over Relief Continues

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Partisan divide persists over how to find extra water as valley starts to see social impact of crisis.

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