Articles Tagged With ‘Labor Unions’




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)

Grover Beach staffers picket city hall, consider strike

By KAREN VELIE Multiple city workers marched around Grover Beach City Hall Monday during the city council meeting in protest of the city’s stalled negotiation with the employee union. [Cal Coast Times] For six months, the union and the city... (Continue reading)

Union membership up in California, down nationwide

At a time when union membership is decreasing nationwide, participation in organized labor is rising in California. [OC Register] In 2016, there were 2.55 million union members in California, the highest total in the nation, according to a report released... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly faculty to receive 10.5 percent raise

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

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

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

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

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)