California Bill Would Halt Practice Of Pharmaceutical Industry Gifts To DoctorsThe common practice of doctors accepting gifts from drug manufacturers may soon come to a screeching halt in California.
Genentech, OSI Pharmaceuticals Agree To Pay $67M Over Cancer Drug Tarceva AllegationsGenentech and OSI Pharmaceuticals agreed to pay $67 million to settle allegations they misled doctors about the effectiveness of the cancer drug, Tarceva.between January 2006 and December 2011.
Silicon Valley Tech Shuttle Drivers Approve Union Proposal To Increase Wages, BenefitsThe agreement from Compass drivers includes hourly pay increases over the three-year contract, shift differential pay, a six-hour minimum and employer contributions to a pension plan.
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San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Providing Bike Education For Genentech Shuttle Bus Drivers The Genentech course is just one of the education programs the SF Bicycle Coalition teaches, to show drivers the rules of the road.
Half Of ’10 Best Companies To Work For’ Based In Bay AreaFortune Magazine’s annual “100 Best Companies to work for continues to be dominated by Silicon Valley’s tech industry.
San Francisco Proposes Rules For Tech Company ShuttlesMayor Ed Lee announced an 18-month pilot program Monday that would allow commuter shuttles commonly known as “Google buses” to use 200 Muni bus stops throughout San Francisco to load and unload commuters, for a price.
SFMTA Set To Regulate Tech Company Shuttles Using Muni Bus StopsPrivate tech company buses and shuttles that have been using San Francisco Municipal Railway bus stops could soon have to follow some new rules as the city's transportation agency board is set to decide on proposed regulations in January.
Genentech Shuttle Bus Collides With SUV In San Francisco, Man HospitalizedA commuter shuttle and SUV collided on San Francisco's Divisadero Street Friday morning, blocking traffic on the thoroughfare, police and Municipal Railway officials said.
Who's Hiring In The Bay Area?Hundreds of high-paying jobs with excellent benefits are up for grabs in the Bay Area, if you know where to look. ConsumerWatch has identified several firms seeking qualified career-seekers.
ConsumerWatch: Genentech Expected To Hire 600 New EmployeesGenentech expects to fill nearly 600 new positions this year, many at their South San Francisco headquarters. The Bay Area biotech giant consistently lands on Fortune Magazine’s list of top companies to work for.
South San Francisco-Based Genentech Starts Clinical Trial On Alzheimer’sGenentech is studying whether intervention can stop Alzheimer’s from developing in people genetically predisposed to the disease.