Articles Tagged With ‘Labor Unions’

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Cal Poly faculty to receive 10.5 percent raise

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Just days before Cal Poly professors were to begin a five-day strike, the California State University System and the California Faculty Association agreed Friday to a tentative contract agreement. After almost a year of wrangling over salaries at the CSU’s... (Continue reading)

DA spars with Supervisor Bruce Gibson

District Attorney Dan Dow

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A dispute over a small legal bill morphed into a public spectacle Tuesday as a months-long feud between San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow and several top county officials reignited at a board of supervisors... (Continue reading)

CSU faculty to vote on strike

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Cal State University system faculty will begin voting Monday on whether or not to authorize a strike on CSU campuses. The faculty union is currently engaged in a labor dispute with the CSU system. The California Faculty Association is demanding... (Continue reading)

Union files grievances against Haggen, Vons, Albertsons

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A Southern California union has filed grievances against three grocery chains over layoffs, cuts in pay and benefits and other alleged violations of collective bargaining agreements that have occurred in the aftermath of Haggen purchasing numerous Vons and Albertsons stores.... (Continue reading)

Caltrans needs to go on a staffing diet

Senator John Moorlach

OPINION By SENATOR JOHN MOORLACH This year, the majority Democratic Party found new ways to spend the $6 billion to $9 billion in additional tax revenue, passing the largest state budget in California history. Funding to fix our roads and... (Continue reading)

Haggen laying off dozens of workers, union filing grievances

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By KAREN VELIE Haggen, a Washington-based chain of grocery stores that recently purchased 83 new stores in California, has laid off dozens of Central Coast workers in the past few days while other employees were moved from full-time to part-time... (Continue reading)

SLO council approves pay raises for employees


The San Luis Obispo City Council unanimously approved salary increases for more than 200 city employees, including raises of at least 10 percent for about 28 staffers. On Tuesday, the council finalized a labor agreement between the city and its... (Continue reading)

Secrecy surrounding pay and benefits mocks democracy

Peter Scheer

OPINION By PETER SCHEER Local officials talk a good game about government transparency and accountability. And while city council members and county supervisors often go through the motions of conducting official business in an open and public way, on the... (Continue reading)

Lucia Mar teachers dissatisfied with 6 percent raise

The Lucia Mar teachers’ union has ratified its new pay agreement with the school district, but about 40 percent of union members voted against the new contract that awards teachers a 6 percent raise over the next year. [Tribune] Last... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly staff and teachers to get pay raises

Cal Poly administrators announced Friday that the university has committed $2.5 million to staff and teacher pay increases over a four-year period. [Tribune] The announcement was made after the California State University faculty union released a report detailing the struggles... (Continue reading)

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