Nothing has changed over at the negotiating table" There's no BART strike, but there's also no labor deal yet. Last night after another day of nonstop negotiations, federal mediator, George Cohen fired off a statement to the public at about 11:30 p.m., alerting everyone that they can sleep well kn ... More >>
A labor fight is somewhat like a divorce. Your dirty laundry and finances are aired in public over months -- or years -- of ugly strife and even uglier squabbling, after which you end up with less than you had hoped. But at least with a divorce you end up single, which makes a labor struggle that ... More >>
Moving into Day 3 of the BART strike, the lefty mag The Nation has chimed in on the debate, deciding that perhaps the trains would start moving again if only the San Francisco media would stop writing headlines that, well, reflect reality: Commuters are getting screwed. The pro-labor piece penned ... More >>
Hopefully, Monday was enough time for you to learn how to get around town without the help of BART. If not, you still have Tuesday to nail down the perfect route. BART officials announced this evening that the strike will continue Tuesday, as union workers have shown no indication they will head b ... More >>
Organizer out of work after bucking SEIU 790's Willie Brown lovefest
Union leaders endorsed Willie Brown, but the rank and file has other ideas
Although Mayor Brown's opening acts have impressed, he's also allowed more than a few rogue elephants under his Big Top. We begin our stampede watch.