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Owners and employees at a popular San Jose spa are facing fraud charges in 'operation nail polish'. (CBS)

San Jose Spa Owners, Employees Facing Insurance Fraud Charges In ‘Operation Nail Polish’ Investigation

Prosecutors say a popular San Francisco Bay Area spa cost insurance companies and employers more than $7 million by falsely billing manicures and pedicures as chiropractic treatments.

05/22/2014

The Lockheed Martin stand is pictured during the Defence Systems and Equpment International (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Lockheed Martin Employees Sent Home After Water Main Break On Sunnyvale Campus

A water main break is disrupting work for employees at Lockheed Martin’s Sunnyvale campus Thursday morning, a company spokesman said.

03/27/2014

Levi Strauss & Co Jeans Jacket (AP Photo)

Levi Strauss Cutting 800 Jobs

Levi Strauss & Co. is planning to eliminate about 800 jobs as part of restructuring efforts over the next 12 to 18 months.

03/26/2014

New Acting Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent (CBS)

Recruiting Firm’s Stance On Gay Employee Benefits Delays Oakland Police Chief Search

Oakland’s search for a new permanent police chief has been delayed a second time because the recruiting firm the city planned to hire was disqualified for denying equal benefits to gay employees.

03/13/2014

A pedestrian walks by a Gap store on February 7, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco-Based Gap Inc. To Raise Minimum Wage For Its Lowest-Paid U.S. Workers

San Francisco-based Gap Inc. announced on Wednesday that they’re raising minimum wage for its lowest-paid workers in the U.S. Workers will receive at least $9 this year and that increase will go to $10 in 2015.

02/19/2014

Pixar's The Good Dinosaur (credit: Disney/Pixar)

Pixar Lays Off 5% After Pushing Back Release of ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Emeryville’s Pixar Animation Studios is laying off up to 5% of its employees…

11/22/2013

UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco. (CBS)

UC Hospital Employees, Nurses Strike, Forcing Surgery Cancellations

About 13,000 patient care workers at the University of California’s five medical centers were holding a one-day strike Wednesday over their allegation that the university has engaged in unfair labor practices.

11/20/2013

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

Man Charged With Throwing Hammer At Striking BART Employees Pleads Not Guilty

A San Francisco man who allegedly threw a hammer at striking Bay Area Rapid Transit workers in Daly City on Monday morning has pleaded not guilty to two felony charges in San Mateo County Superior Court, prosecutors said.

10/23/2013

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco May Give Workers Right To Request Flexible Schedules

Employees in San Francisco with children or other dependents will have the right to request a more flexible work schedule via legislation given unanimous initial approval Tuesday by the city’s Board of Supervisors.

10/01/2013

A man works inside of a fast food restaurant. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Governor Brown Signs Bill Creating New $10 California Minimum Wage

The legislation signed Wednesday will raise the current minimum of $8 an hour to $9 on July 1, 2014, and then to $10 on Jan. 1, 2016.

09/25/2013

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