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The union that represents nurses at Petaluma Valley Hospital and the facility’s operator have hit an impasse in negotiations over a new contract.

You've probably heard us talk about our apprenticeship programs. How the North Bay TIP (Trades Introduction Program) trains men and woman for careers that pay a family sustaining wage.

Get paid while you learn

If you’re looking for a new career, where you can be paid as you learn and then be on a path to a healthy, middle class income, the North Bay TIP (Trades Introductory Program) just may be for you. This is an exciting way to make a “green” living in the Building Trades. Learn a craft and you’re off.

WOMEN, DO NOT PASS UP THIS OPPORTUNITY. GET YOURSELF INTO A NON-TRADITIONAL WOMEN'S FIELD.  LET'S NOT LEAVE ALL THE GOOD JOBS TO THE GUYS!

Last Chance Negotiations Session Disrespectful of Teachers Time: Forestville Teachers Prepare for August 12th Strike

100% Strike Vote Includes Backing by Sonoma County Teachers Unions

IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE

After two years of bargaining, Forestville teachers met with the district managers (new superintendent, district’s attorney, and two board members) on Wednesday, July 24th with the hope of averting a strike and having a positive agreement to begin the school year.

As socialists look out at the horizon of the struggle for a radically reformed society, we should try, like good Marxists, to anticipate where and with whom conflicts are likely to arise and how we are going to deal with those challenges.

A year and a half later, sleepless but amped up on coffee and solidarity from a 29-hour marathon final bargaining session, I celebrated with the rest of the bargaining committee, made up of select union members who negotiated directly with the company, as the union and Vox Media management reached a contract agreement.

I had done a complete 180 on unions.

Letter to the Editor from supporters and business owners in Sonoma.

So wonderful to have business owners willing to speak up for the workers.

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Democrats and organized labor aim to make Eugene Scalia, the pick to lead the Labor Department, a target in 2020 in hopes of testing President Trump’s support among rank-and-file union voters.

The president of the AFL-CIO labor federation spoke at a closed meeting with representatives from the entire field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates ahead of Wednesday’s

With political support from Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, and several Virginia state lawmakers, airline food preparation workers took their nationwide struggle against their bosses public with a July 23 protest that drew almost 1,000 people and virtually filled the old main hall at Washington National Airport.