In July of 2011, UPF of Contra Costa County filed an unfair practice charge alleging that the City of Pinole violated the Meyer-Milias Brown Act by refusing to meet and by making unilateral changes to terms and conditions of employment for employees.
Council members will also meet with a property negotiator regarding four Pinole properties:
1. Gateway West
2. Gateway East -- Pinole Valley Rd, in front of Kaiser
3. Gateway East -- Corner of Pinole Valley Rd. & I-80 off ramp
4. Gateway East -- Corner of Henry Rd. & Pinole Valley Rd.