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Thu Dec 7, 2017, 03:43 PM

Oakland workers enter third day of city strike

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Source: East Bay Times (formerly the Oakland Tribune)

OAKLAND — Oakland city workers were out on strike for a third day, with pickets arriving early Thursday outside City Hall and the police department building.

The Oakland City Council’s closed-door meeting with the unions failed to yield an agreement on Wednesday afternoon, and another closed session is set for Thursday.

Mayor Libby Schaaf said after Wednesday’s session that the offer that the city has already extended to the union carries financial risk under the budget. The impacts of accepting the union’s request for a 4 percent raise over 2 years for a cumulative effect of 8 percent, would have negative impacts on the city, she said.

Read more: http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/12/07/oakland-workers-enter-third-day-of-city-strike/

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