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Golden Gate Bridge workers strike (CBS/Schaub)

Golden Gate Bridge Union Workers Begin Strike Over Health-Care Benefits

Union workers began a one-day strike Tuesday morning at the Golden Gate Bridge over the healthcare contributions they say they were promised by the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District. Despite the picket lines, however, buses and ferries are running as scheduled.

09/16/2014

San Francisco City Hall

Tax Relief Approved For SF City Workers With Same-Sex Partners

San Francisco city employees will soon receive tax relief for health benefits they receive for their same-sex partners in legislation given unanimous initial approval Tuesday by the city’s Board of Supervisors.

02/26/2013

(CBS)

California 1st To Set Health Benefits Under Federal Overhaul

California’s health benefit exchange is the first in the nation to create standard benefits designed to help people shop for insurance coverage under the federal health care overhaul.

02/13/2013

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Tackle ‘Discriminatory’ Tax Code For Same-Sex Spouses

A San Francisco Supervisor is trying to eliminate what he called a discriminatory tax burden for same-sex spouses and domestic partners of city workers.

11/22/2012

(AP)

Many Part-Time Bay Area Elected Officials Get Full-Time Benefits

A new survey finds that hundreds of part-time elected officials in the San Francisco Bay area receive full-time health care benefits at taxpayer expense.

CBS San Francisco–04/24/2011

(AP)

SF Pension Measure Faces Fierce Opposition From Labor

The high-stakes campaign to overhaul the city’s pension and benefit program has garnered two high-profile endorsements and much opposition.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/22/2010

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