Union workers announced Saturday they had voted yes to ratify a no concessions, four-year contract with the Port of Oakland after the workers went on strike last month.
The next step for SEIU Local 1021 workers is to have the contract go to the Board of Port Commissioners for approval. Some of the tentative agreements [...]
Striking workers brought operations to a halt at gates to the Port of Oakland this morning, leaving more than 100 trucks lined up waiting to get in.
SEIU Local 1021 and the port have been trying for months to negotiate a new contract to cover just over 220 workers. Those workers include, among other staff, [...]
From the Pueblo Lands blog:
Workers and community members at the gate of Terminal 59, Port of Oakland, leased by SSA (a subsidiary of Carrix, Inc.).
A coalition of port workers, including members of the unions SEIU 1021 and Unite HERE, and Oakland residents with the Coalition to Stop Goldman Sachs, plus organizers with Occupy [...]
The Port of Oakland, which has failed to negotiate a new contract with Service Employees International Local 1021 after almost a year of talks, has decided to proceed with impasse resolution proceedings.
The impasse action has several stages, including mediation, and could take several months to advance toward a new contract. Steps in the impasse [...]
The Port of Oakland announced it is undertaking actions to cope with stalled contract negotiations with Service Employees International Union Local 1021.
The agreement between the union and the Oakland port expired June 30, 2011. The union represents 250 janitorial, maintenance and security workers.
The port and SEIU had reached and signed a tentative agreement [...]
Port of Oakland
City of Oakland and port leaders are gearing up for a potential legal fight over a city proposal to end the port’s autonomy in establishing personnel rules for employees.
Port officials say the proposed amendment to city law violates Oakland’s charter and would add another layer of costly bureaucracy to port [...]