Aside from leaving commuters stranded, what is this BART strike really accomplishing? What we do know is that it's definitely created momentum among all unions in the Bay Area. Along with a possible AC Transit walkout, there are striking concessionaires at AT&T Park, protesting security guards at G ... More >>
Updated 4:55 p.m. to show Hyatt's statement about the boycott initiative.The stories coming from Hyatt housekeepers explain why people in 20 cities are rallying to launch a global boycott of the hotel chain: overworked employees, unfair firings, management turning on heat lamps on protesters in the ... More >>
A fight between two unions here could set the course of the U.S. labor movement.
‚ÄčToday's news that Service Employee International Union Boss Andy Stern plans to announce his retirement this week was met with a scathing career obituary from his west coast rival Sal Rosselli, who said Stern will be known for abetting corruption and quashing union democracy while cutting s ... More >>
Jack HenningLabor leader Jack Henning, the president of the state's AFL-CIO from 1970 to 1996 and the man credited with helping pass bills that gave farm workers and government employees the right to form unions and strike, died today at his home in San Francisco. He was 93. According to a press rel ... More >>
The secret deal worked out between SEIU bosses and nursing home owners denies union members the right to speak out, strike, or protect patients
Taxi Commission officials say hundreds of medallion holders arenít driving cabs, and thatís against the law
It's not just the national anthem being sung in Spanish that's got anti-immigration folks riled up. Which side of the fence are you on?
News Flash; Sex Change and the City; Defining Dance
The self-serving attempts by some activists to block new development are making life harder for the rest of us
The fervor isn't building for another gay rally on Washington
U. Utah Phillips, inspiration to Ani DiFranco and card-carrying Wobbly, is Northern California's institutional memory of itinerant folk
Union leaders endorsed Willie Brown, but the rank and file has other ideas
There's a new and nasty labor-management war. Health care is the battlefield. San Francisco is the front line.
With a new (powerful) champion in Silicon Valley, a recent court victory, and ranks that continue to swell by the day, long-beleaguered "contract workers" have reason to believe their house may not be so bleak after all.
The hypnosis industry is burgeoning, but its mavens are bitterly divided over what direction they should now take on the road to legitimacy.
Lewis Lapham's last lap
First Larry Bush was a politician. Then he was a journalist. Then he was a politician. So now as editor and publisher of CitiReport, a hard-hitting journal with a private agenda, what the hell is he?