California's Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, vetoed a bill that would have allowed farm workers to use the card check method to unionize. Brown refused to meet with the farm workers and the 25 legislators that camped outside of his office.
A bill to make it easier for California's 400,000 farmworkers to choose a union passed both houses of the California Legislature.
A huge wage-theft case against a San Francisco Bay Area contractor almost reached the finish line May 26. One last chapter must still be written.
Rite Aid went to work almost immediately on developing an aggressive campaign to block the union organizing drive.
A strike yesterday of over 450 workers in one of the largest foundries on the west coast brought production to a halt Sunday night, at Pacific Steel Castings.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Some 30,000 California workers, many of them in the San Francisco Bay Area, are employed by mercados - Latino, Asian and other ethnic grocery stores numbering many recent immigrants among both workers and customers.
Mike Casey, Unite Here Local 2 executive director, pointed out the importance of community support to the workers' victory.
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 5 in northern California says the year 2011 poses unprecedented challenges for its members working in the grocery industry.
State officials around the country are using state and local budget woes as a smokescreen for campaigns against public unions.
California's landmark Paid Family Leave (PFL) program has produced substantial "economic, social, and health" gains for workers and their families.