Articles Tagged With ‘Labor Strike’




Strike ends, San Luis Obispo County signals fiscal troubles ahead

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Following the first strike in San Luis Obispo County government history, officials are not planning on any further salary negotiations for the current fiscal year. Early next year, the county will discuss increases in pay for the... (Continue reading)

Are striking SLO County workers exaggerating their financial struggles?

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A group of striking San Luis Obispo County government workers claimed Tuesday they do not make livable wages, yet many, if not most, of the employees currently on strike collect between $50,000 and $100,000 in annual pay... (Continue reading)

Strike looms in SLO County, what are both sides claiming?

Correction: The article initially stated SLOCEA’s demands would cost the county an estimated $2.86 million in the current fiscal year and an estimated $3.94 million in annual ongoing costs. However, those are merely the costs of the pay structure that... (Continue reading)

SLO County libraries and some mental health services to close for employees union strike

All 15 branches of San Luis Obispo County public libraries will close Tuesday through Thursday, while multiple mental health services will also shut their doors or cut their hours of operation as the county’s primary employees union is expected to... (Continue reading)

SLO County and employee union agree on terms of planned strike

If San Luis Obispo County’s primary employees union makes good on its threat to strike, the work stoppage will have to occur between Dec. 11 and Dec. 14, and 160 essential employees will have to sit it out in order... (Continue reading)

SLO County seeks court order to stop some workers from striking

San Luis Obispo County officials filed a complaint against the county’s primary employee union and are requesting that California’s labor relations agency seek a court order to stop public health and safety workers from striking. [Cal Coast Times] On Nov.... (Continue reading)

SLO County employees announce plans to strike

San Luis Obispo County employees are threatening to strike over not receiving pay raises to their liking, and they may do so as soon as December. [Cal Coast Times] On Nov. 16, the San Luis Obispo County Employees’ Association (SLOCEA)... (Continue reading)

CSU faculty preparing for strike

The California State University faculty union is planning a five-day strike in April. The possible strike is scheduled for a period that overlaps the Cal Poly Open House. Union representatives are demanding a 5 percent salary hike for CSU faculty... (Continue reading)

CSU faculty vote in favor of strike

The Cal State University faculty union has overwhelmingly endorsed calling a strike if CSU administrators do not meet their salary demands. Late last month, the California Faculty Association (CFA) completed a 10-day strike authorization vote that took place on the... (Continue reading)

CSU faculty to vote on strike

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)