Protesters outside the UCSF VIP groundbreaking on TuesdayThis week, UCSF Mission Bay held groundbreaking ceremonies for its new children's, women's, and cancer hospitals -- a $1.5 billion complex being built on the edge of a neighborhood with the highest unemployment in San Francisco.Proponents o ... More >>
This week's SF Weekly cover story highlights the rabble-rousing -- and sometimes downright offensive -- tactics of James Richards and the Aboriginal Blackmen United to secure their members jobs on local construction projects. Whatever one thinks of Richards' out-of-the-1960s mau-mauing attempts, ... More >>
The rabble-rousers of the ABU have helped to achieve local hiring goals.
Recurrent EnergyNo work todayIn the rock-paper-scissors game of progressive political causes, union work rules beat renewable energy AND local hiring mandates, reports The Examiner today. Construction on the behind-schedule, massive Sunset Reservoir Solar Project was halted this week after labore ... More >>
The proposed Bayview-Hunters Point energy plant sparks a fight