Stanford withdrew their proposed General Use Permit on Nov. 1, just five days before the Board of Supervisors would have likely voted to confirm it.
Arguing that their health and needs have been neglected, campus workers are looking to better protect themselves during California’s increasingly dangerous wildfire seasons.
As the strikers resume work, Services Employee International Union (SEIU) Local 521 negotiators is expected to return to the bargaining table Tuesday in their second meeting with County representatives since the beginning of the strike.
Thousands of Santa Clara County employees will continue their strike into its ninth day with no signs of ceasing their picketing and protest efforts. County employees allege unfair labor practices and are demanding higher wages. Hundreds of them walk out each day from a rotating list of government offices including local hospitals and the Social Service Agency.
As a stalemate drags on surrounding approval of Stanford’s 2018 General Use Permit (GUP), the University has doubled down on two points of contention with Santa Clara County. In a meeting with the County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, the University denied that the county has the legal right to require the construction of over…