Maybe you don't actually need to worry about getting fired if you gently tell your boss that his or her ideas are fucking stupid. A new study conducted by researchers at UC Berkeley says that people in positions of authority -- whether at home or in the workplace -- are quicker to recover from mil ... More >>
While the world's greatest seafaring empire was unabashedly founded on the back of "rum, sodomy, and the lash," it seems even a bit of risque talk can cost one a seafaring job these days. And by "risque" we don't mean in-depth conversations about rum or the lash. The Harvey Milk LGBT club and Pride ... More >>
Recreation and Park Department Spokeswoman Lisa Seitz Gruwell will be leaving city government after just over a year on the job, department General Manager Phil Ginsburg announced today.The spokeswoman goes. The pagoda abides‚ÄčSpeaking at this afternoon's Recreation and Park Commission meeting, Gin ... More >>
Firefighters union head John Hanley dropped SF Weekly a line this morning, and shot us a quick one-page rebuttal to the Board of Supervisors-commissioned survey we reported on last week that claimed San Francisco's firefighters work the least and earn near the most among 14 Bay Area fire departments ... More >>
The ongoing pissing contest between the firefighters union and the progressive wing of the Board of Supervisors escalated to the point that they could put out a fire on their own today. The supes released a survey of Bay Area fire departments stating that San Francisco's firefighters work the fewest ... More >>
FacebookNewly minted Alioto-Pier legislative aide Bill Barnes displays decor he no longer needsWhen former Chris Daly legislative aide Bill Barnes quit his post as Assemblywoman Fiona Ma's chief of staff last year, we asked him if the rumors were true -- was he going to work for Supervisor Michela A ... More >>
In an economy where 667 folks apply to land a job pushing a broom, it's a good bet that the nation's employers may attempt to get away with whatever they damn well can.Since the textile industry has largely moved overseas, modern-day Norma Raes aren't going to be able to lean over your shoulder to r ... More >>
Some working moms face job discrimination, while others encounter barriers to success. They're all potential activists for the new grass-roots group, MomsRising.
Leave the BlackBerry home this year -- break out of vacation deprivation and relax
Signing petitions, issuing apologies -- what's a modern worker to do?
A chat with the man who does nothing, all day long, for the Department of Homeland Security
Handling grammar nerds, bosses who interrupt, and the urge to egg a neighbor's car
The polite response to saliva-covered sunflower shells dropped on your bare toes
San Francisco's Strip Clubs
Tired of your co-workers stealing your milk? Here's how to stop it
The etiquette of online dating
Organizing Coordinator, Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center
A lawsuit alleging racism at Amtrak's Oakland yard has made it to the Supreme Court -- and could affect discrimination cases nationwide
The etiquette of flag burning
I Want Chopsticks Too!; Funeral Arrangements; Compliments in the Workplace
"Qoöl" at 111 Minna Street Gallery
Mr. Evil; Forking Pizza; Old-fashioned Gentleman
Organizer out of work after bucking SEIU 790's Willie Brown lovefest
Workers Strike Against Incandescent Light in Factories
Machinery left running unmanned, explosion at E. Beigh factory
Thousands protest extension of workday into evening
UCSF's Stanley Prusiner is a Nobel laureate and superstar of medical research. But employees don't feel safe working for him.
Is that forced Safeway smile a customer service, or an annoying attempt to control?