Today at Berkeley Lab

Labor Strike Has Concluded

Lab services have returned to normal today following a three-day strike by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) EX bargaining unit, and a sympathy strike by the AFSCME SX unit and the University Professional & Technical Employees (UPTE) units TX and RX. All three gates are open to all Lab traffic on normal schedules, and the shuttle bus routes have returned to normal.

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Three-Day Strike to Start Oct. 23; Shuttles, Gate Access to be Impacted

The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) EX bargaining unit has notified the University of California of its intent to conduct a UC-system-wide strike next week. The strike is expected to begin on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 4 a.m. and end Friday, Oct. 26 at 3:59 a.m. At the Lab, gate restrictions and shuttle bus route changes will be in place during the strike, along with other changes. More>

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Site Access Closed July 18

The Site Access office will be closed on Wednesday, July 18, for maintenance. For site access emergencies during that time, please call the Security Operations Center at x6999.

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Site Access Office Closing at Noon on July 11

The Site Access office will close at noon on Wednesday, July 11, for maintenance. For site access emergencies during that time, call the Security Operations Center at x6999.

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Site Access Office to Open at 9 a.m. on July 6

The Site Access office will open at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 6, due to a scheduled power outage. For Site Access emergencies during that time, call the Security Operations Center at x6999.

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Site Access Office Closing Early on June 4

The Site Access office will closed at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 4, for a special event. For site access emergencies during that time, call the Security Operations Center (x6999) or Nathan Keller (x4203).

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Brief Traffic, Gate, Shuttle Bus Delays Today Due to Secretary Perry Visit

During Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s March 27 visit, Lab gates, shuttle buses, and specific roadways will be temporarily closed, stopped, or blocked, respectively, for short periods of time (approximately two to five minutes each). Employees are asked to exercise patience during these interruptions and follow instructions from Protective Services staff throughout the day.

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Site Access Closing at 2 p.m. on Feb. 28

The Site Access Office, located in the Building 65A trailer, will close at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28, for a special event. The office will return to its normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For emergencies during that time, call the Security Operations Center at x6999 or Nathan Keller x4203.

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Badge Required for Gate Access During Shutdown

Access to the Lab’s main campus during the shutdown will be restricted to Blackberry Gate and employees must show their valid Lab ID badge to enter (same protocol as during normal off-hours). Badge access information will also enhance Protective Services’ ability to conduct personnel accountability in the event of a major emergency.

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Site Access Closing Early on August 4

To allow staff to attend training, the Site Access Office, located in the Building 65A trailer, will close at 2:45 p.m. on Friday, August 4. For emergencies during that time, call the SOC security office at x6999 or Justin Harty at x7928.

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