Perspective On California's Public Employee Strike Threat
California public employees belonging to SEIU Local 1000 planned a one-day strike for Monday (December 5th), and ultimately called it off in favor of further bargaining with the state.
Issues on the table: raises, gender pay differences, and employee health-care payments. SEIU is the largest public employee union in California.
John Frahm of the Humboldt and Del Norte Central Labor Council has a broad view of labor and its challenges in his part of California. He visits with a briefing on the tasks ahead.