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City Of Oakland, Unions, Agree To Mediation But Strike Continues

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Negotiators for the city of Oakland and the larger of two striking unions have agreed to try to settle the strike in mediation starting Monday, the two sides said Saturday night. 451 more words

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Oakland Mayor, Striking City Workers Agree to Begin Mediation

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Negotiators for the city of Oakland and the larger of two striking unions have agreed to try to settle the strike in mediation starting Monday, the two sides said Saturday evening. 474 more words

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Low-wage immigrant workers are especially vulnerable to sexual abuse. How can they say #MeToo?


Every day, about 50 people are sexually assaulted or raped in the workplace in the U.S. While the entertainment industry and the political world have been in the headlines, the problem extends to those who work in hotels, clean offices, serve food. 23 more words

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Oakland City Workers Set To Strike On Tuesday

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Thousands of Oakland city workers are set to go on strike Tuesday.

Two labor unions, SEIU Local 1021 and International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers Local 21, have informed the city of their plans to strike. 72 more words

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Unions denounce TPS decision/recommendations

Two unions criticized decisions by the US government that threaten to overturn the lives of tens of thousands of immigrant workers who had been granted temporary protected status (TPS). 658 more words

Union members bash tax cuts for the wealthy paid for with cuts to Medicaid and Medicare

Members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) criticized the budget resolution recently passed by the US Senate.

The budget resolution is a blueprint for federal spending and revenue collection for the next ten years and lays out the funding priorities of the Senate. 607 more words

Union joins call for Puerto Rico aid and debt relief

Members of SEIU Local 32BJ on October 4 joined a demonstration at the White House calling for more aid to hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico and the elimination of Puerto Rico’s $72 billion public debt. 791 more words