Service Employees International Union members rally outside the county administrative building urging a raise on Sept. 18. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

SEIU members reach agreement on county contract

One-year deal will be revised following compensation study.

Service Employees International Union members rally outside the county administrative building urging a raise on Sept. 18. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

SEIU members reject tentative agreement with county

Terms included a 3% cost of living increase and $1,000 cash bonus.

Service Employees International Union members rally outside the county administrative building urging a raise on Sept. 18. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

SEIU workers reach tentative agreement days after rally

Employees say it’s time for the county to increase wages.

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Government / Politics

SEIU demonstrates for wage increase, sups oppose union-backed AB 1250

Union members marched outside county building protesting a lack of agreement regarding wage negotiations while supervisors pass resolution in opposition to same union's supported legislation.

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Government / Politics

County employees ask supes to negotiate increase in wages and benefits

After a number of years without raises, county employees come to the Board of Supervisors to ask them to sit down and negotiate

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Government / Politics

OPINION: We Are The Union

In a county where a two-bedroom apartment costs $2,000 a month, county workers cannot afford to work here anymore

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Agriculture

Cannery workers reach contract agreement, end strike

After eight-day walkout, union gets the $1-per-hour raise it sought, plus increases over the next two years

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Business / Economy

Teamsters union threatens strike by weekend at San Benito Foods if demands not met

Nearly 500 San Benito Foods workers protest for higher wages and benefits for seasonal employees at the Hollister cannery

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Business / Economy

Hospital, nurses’ union settle contract dispute

Nurses' union, which had held a one-day strike, agrees to four-year contract that includes a 9 percent raise over the life of the deal

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Government / Politics

High school teachers’ union hosts board candidate forum

Candidates running for a board position were asked questions after school on Wednesday

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Schools & Education

COMMENTARY: Teachers in the Hollister School District Are Well-Paid

HSD teachers earning the 2014 median salary ($81,200) or more can afford a median priced home in the Hollister area - that's good pay for a poor district

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Government / Politics

City workers’ union marches downtown

Lunchtime march designed to draw attention to ongoing contract negotiations with the city