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Labor Disputes and Strikes

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  • Top Democrat considering bill to end transit workers' right to strike

    SACRAMENTO -- The head of the Senate Transportation Committee praised Gov. Jerry Brown for preventing Bay Area transit workers from walking off the job Monday and said he is still considering legislation that would permanently take away their right to...
  • Protesters ask for better access to kidney, liver transplants

    Protesters ask for better access to kidney, liver transplants
    Fourteen people in need of kidney and liver transplants, along with family and friends, have been on a weeklong hunger strike, demanding a spot on a transplant waiting list, which they say they've been denied. The men and women protested Monday...
  • Bay Area bus strike averted with late deal; BART talks on hold

    Bay Area bus strike averted with late deal; BART talks on hold
    Bay Area commuters Wednesday were spared the pain of a bus strike after a last-minute deal was reached on pay and medical benefits for hundreds of union workers. Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 had threatened to walk off the job at...
  • President Reagan fires striking air traffic controllers

     
    More than 300 local striking air traffic controllers and their families demonstrate their unity at United Auto Workers hall in Los Angeles. They rejected President Reagan's order to return to work....
  • McDonald's reports 'modest' sales increase in July amid strikes

    In a boost that even Chief Executive Don Thompson described as “modest,” McDonald’s said its global same-store sales rose 0.7% in July. The gauge, which measures sales at stores open at least 13 months, also showed a 1.6% surge in...
  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 6, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: — Firefighters drive next to a dangerous wall of flames while battling the Falls fire on Highway 74 just above Lake Elsinore in Southern California. More photos — Jennifer Vieras, 7, rests against her...
  • UC imposes pension terms on employees; union protests

    UC imposes pension terms on employees; union protests
    The already tense labor relations between the UC system and the union that represents about 8,300 custodians, gardeners and food service workers has taken a turn for the worse. After deadlocked negotiations, UC this week imposed terms that will...
  • Carnegie Hall Cancels Opening Night Concert Following IASTE Strike

    A stagehand strike has forced Carnegie Hall to cancel tonight's opening night concert, featuring the Philadelphia Orchestra and violinist Joshua Bell. Stagehands represented by Local One of the Int. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees have gone on...
  • Labor reawakens

    Labor reawakens
    This week, hundreds of Chicago workers organized a major labor strike, demanding a wage floor of $15 an hour and the right to unionize. Their protests come on the heels of the largest strike in the fast food industry's history, which took place in...
  • Hunger strike in California prisons is a gang power play

    Hunger strike in California prisons is a gang power play
    A few hundred inmates are continuing to take part in a hunger strike in California prisons. Some prisoners claim this strike is about living conditions in the Security Housing Units, commonly called SHUs, which house some of the most dangerous inmates...
  • Toronto Film Festival Strike Averted

    A strike by stagehands that could have disrupted the Toronto International Film Festival has been averted, three weeks before the fest launches on Sept. 5 with the world premiere of Benedict Cumberbatch's "The Fifth Estate." Local 58 of the Intl....