San Francisco supervisors plan to hold a hearing tomorrow on how the city can crack down on "wage theft" -- the practice of employers stiffing workers for overtime, sick pay, or even minimum wage.Supervisors David Campos and Eric Mar are sponsoring the hearing, which will take place at 10 a.m. in ... More >>
Counting workers -- whoops! -- can be hardYesterday we reported on the pending augmentation of San Francisco's minimum wage to $9.92 an hour. Yet when we tried to find out how many city workers would be benefiting from the new minimum wage -- well, that's maximum labor. It appears no one in the c ... More >>
Bob will now earn at least $10 an hour in San Francisco -- which may not be enough to buy a Bob the Builder toy!Ten bucks ain't what it used to be -- but, in the immortal words of Geddy Lee, "10 bucks is 10 bucks." And those were Canadian dollars. Come Jan. 1, San Francisco's minimum wage will be ... More >>
The rabble-rousers of the ABU have helped to achieve local hiring goals.
Members of Aboriginal Blackmen United wait for a meeting with City Administrator Ed LeeA labor dispute over solar technology is heating up, with one union now considering legal action against the city, and a Bayview worker's group visiting City Hall to demand meetings with top officials.At issue ... More >>
Alleged violation of S.F.'s universal healthcare law exposes its limits.