Workers voted for a union at the Southside Berkeley, Temescal and Piedmont Avenue locations on Wednesday.
Health care workers at LifeLong Medical Care are calling attention to working conditions at Berkeley and Oakland clinics.
Workers at the Southside Berkeley, Temescal and Piedmont locations filed petitions for union elections on Friday.
Two Latina workers talk about the precarious conditions in the local fast food industry that led them to speak up in favor of the FAST Recovery Act.
Twelve workers at the 54-year-old Ecology Center, which runs Berkeley’s three farmers markets and a store on San Pablo Avenue, have voted to join the IWW.
Workers at the Trader Joe’s in Rockridge have voted to unionize following allegations of union-busting, worker harassment and rat infestation.
Workers at the iconic salvage store voted 14-7 to join IWW Union 670. The store’s owners said the election was unfair but did not file an objection.
Workers at the Starbucks at Embarcadero Cove filed a petition to unionize with the National Labor Relations Board.
UC Berkeley has found funds to cover $18 million of the added expense, but some departments could still need to admit fewer Ph.D.s and cut TAs to save money.
Yvonne Martinez’s stories stretch nearly a century from her Mexican American family’s Utah roots to her time as a union organizer in Berkeley and Oakland.
Administrative employees at the 53-year-old Ecology Center, which operates Berkeley’s three farmers markets and a store on San Pablo Avenue, are seeking to form a union.
They are hoping to join the Industrial Workers of the World Union 670 and have filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board.