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July 3, 2012 | 8:58 am

A.M. Splash: PG&E Asks for 16% Rate Hike; Police Clear Demonstrators from Oakland School; State Workers Agree to Furloughs

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PG&E rate plan would cost 15.6% more typically (SF Chronicle) Pacific Gas and Electric Co. asked California regulators on Monday for permission to collect an extra $5.25 billion from its customers over three years to make the company’s electricity and natural gas delivery networks safer and more reliable. If approved, the proposal would raise a […]

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June 22, 2012 | 8:48 am

A.M. Splash: Pier 29 Fire Traced to Power Outlets; Supreme Court Rules Against SEIU; Activist Ly Tong Found Guilty

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Investigators: Pier 29 fire started at electrical outlets (KGO) Fire officials say they know where Wednesday’s massive waterfront fire started and they’re now working on how… fire investigators studied the spot where the fire started, a bank of electrical outlets. “It’s the area with the heaviest charring, and as you can see, the fire, the […]

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April 19, 2012 | 8:15 am

SEIU Protests Pay Raises For SF Mayor, DA, City Attorney, Public Defender

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(Bay City News) Twenty-three protesters were detained following a rally and march in San Francisco on Wednesday that called on top city officials to forgo pay raises they are set to receive later this year, a union organizer said. Several hundred protesters gathered in front of City Hall at around 4 p.m. before marching down […]

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February 7, 2011 | 11:29 am

NLRB Hearing on Kaiser Union Dispute Postponed

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Both the SEIU and the NUHW, the two unions that have been fighting over the right to represent Kaiser health care workers, told KQED’s Rachel Dornhelm a National Labor Relations Board hearing scheduled for today has been postponed until next Monday. Jon Borsos of NUHW says NUHW asked for the extension. In October, NUHW, which […]

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November 9, 2010 | 2:02 pm

SEIU Approves Pay Cuts

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From AP: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Members of the largest state employee union have approved a contract that cuts pay by nearly 5 percent for 95,000 government workers and rolls back pension benefits. Service Employees International Union Local 1000 announced Tuesday that 76 percent of its voting members had ratified the contract. The terms go into […]

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