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Newly appointed Muni Union President Roger Marenco poses for a portrait in front of a Muni bus in San Francisco’s Mission District on Wednesday, Feb. 7th, 2018. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New Muni union president to take office after dispute

Muni service, the backbone of San Francisco’s transit infrastructure, lives or dies…

 

(Photo courtesy University of California)

UC clerical workers to stage one-day walkout Tuesday

Thousands of clerical and support staff throughout the University of California system…

 

(Ekevara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner file photo)

CCSF in dispute with faculty union over counselor reassignments

A recent staffing change at City College of San Francisco to better…

 

Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait for a BART train to depart the Fruitvale station in Oakland. (Ben Margot/2013 AP)

BART, labor unions agree to four-year contract

Labor peace will reign at BART, at least for another five years.…

Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait for a BART train to depart the Fruitvale station in Oakland. (Ben Margot/2013 AP)
Passengers enter a BART train at the Daly City Station in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Unions ratify labor agreements ahead of BART meeting

BART's three unions have ratified their labor agreements, with more than 50…

Passengers enter a BART train at the Daly City Station in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(SF Examiner file photo)

BART, unions likely to avoid strike as tentative labor agreement is reached

A tentative BART labor agreement may have averted riders’ biggest fear —…

(SF Examiner file photo)
Members of the San Francisco Police Officers Association, including president Martin Halloran, fourth from right, at a Jan. 20 Police Commission meeting in solidarity with officers who shot and killed Mario Woods. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Reform panel: SF police union’s misinformation campaign continues

The San Francisco police union’s ongoing effort to discredit a panel on…

Members of the San Francisco Police Officers Association, including president Martin Halloran, fourth from right, at a Jan. 20 Police Commission meeting in solidarity with officers who shot and killed Mario Woods. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF police union denies obstructing panel on police bias, history shows otherwise

While San Francisco’s police union on Wednesday disputed District Attorney George Gascon’s…

Muni operators say their current salary structure is preventing them from making ends meet in the increasingly expensive San Francisco Bay Area. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Union blasts SFMTA over Muni operator wages

Muni operators’ union leader says the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency needs…

Muni operators say their current salary structure is preventing them from making ends meet in the increasingly expensive San Francisco Bay Area. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

22 arrested while calling for boycott of non-union hotels

Nearly two-dozen demonstrators were arrested Monday evening while blocking the entrance to…

Rev. Ben Meyers of the Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo addresses the Airport Commission on Tuesday. (Courtesy Laurel Fish)

Airline food service workers push for SFO minimum wage

Airline food service workers who have been negotiating with their employers for…

Rev. Ben Meyers of the Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo addresses the Airport Commission on Tuesday. (Courtesy Laurel Fish)
Northwestern football players Shane Mertz (70) and Adam DePietro (73) walk to practice at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside campus on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, in Kenosha, Wi. The National Labor Relations Board on Monday overturned a historic ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the go-ahead to form the nation's first college athletes' union, saying the prospect of union and non-union teams could throw off the competitive balance in college football. (Jeffrey Phelps/AP Photo)

Labor board blocks effort to unionize college athletes

CHICAGO — The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic…

Northwestern football players Shane Mertz (70) and Adam DePietro (73) walk to practice at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside campus on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, in Kenosha, Wi. The National Labor Relations Board on Monday overturned a historic ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the go-ahead to form the nation's first college athletes' union, saying the prospect of union and non-union teams could throw off the competitive balance in college football. (Jeffrey Phelps/AP Photo)
Employers could be required to pay overtime when they require workers to show up early.

Dolan: Employees must be paid for extra work

This week’s question comes from M.P. who asks: Q: “I have been…

Employers could be required to pay overtime when they require workers to show up early.
Courtesy NUHW Northern CaliforniaKaiser Oakland psychologists Andris Skuja and Melinda Ginne leafleting outside Kaiser Oakland earlier this week.

Kaiser Permanente is retaliating against mental health whistleblowers

Kaiser Permanente is retaliating against the whistleblowers who brought much-needed scrutiny to…

Courtesy NUHW Northern CaliforniaKaiser Oakland psychologists Andris Skuja and Melinda Ginne leafleting outside Kaiser Oakland earlier this week.
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Virgin America flight attendants vote to join union

Flight attendants for Burlingame-based Virgin America have voted to join a union.…

AP Photo/LM Otero
AP Photo/Al BehrmanIn this file photo

NHL, union reach tentative agreement

Hockey is back, and it took nearly four months and one long…

AP Photo/Al BehrmanIn this file photo
Protesting: Nurses say the contracts from Sutter and Kaiser eliminate many workers’ rights and patient protections. (Examiner file photo)Protesting: Nurses say the contracts from Sutter and Kaiser eliminate many workers’ rights and patient protections. (Examiner file photo)

If San Francisco nurses strike, hospital services to remain operational

As more than 26,000 Northern California health care professionals prepare to strike…

Protesting: Nurses say the contracts from Sutter and Kaiser eliminate many workers’ rights and patient protections. (Examiner file photo)Protesting: Nurses say the contracts from Sutter and Kaiser eliminate many workers’ rights and patient protections. (Examiner file photo)

Bring federal labor law into the 21st century

A New York Times headline in January told the story: “Union membership…

Unionizing TSA employees compromises security

If you have flown lately, the odds are good that you had…