Local hiring

San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco’s Local Hire Program Skyrockets Past Goals

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joined other city officials Tuesday to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the city’s local hire ordinance.



East Bay Interfaith Community Encourages Employers To Hire Felons

A key part of the strategy is encouraging the so-called “ban the box” approach to hiring, which means employers don’t ask applicants to check the box indicating whether they’ve ever been incarcerated.


Proposed CPMC Van Ness & Geary Hospital (San Francisco Planning Department)

San Francisco Hospital Offers $1.1 Billion In Community Benefits For Expansion Approval

California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has offered a $1.1 billion community benefits plan for the city in exchange for approval of an expansion plan.


San Francisco Mayor Lee, CCSF To Implement Local Hiring Law

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Wednesday announced a plan to implement the city’s new local hiring law, and on Thursday City College trustees announced a similar resolution to address what they say is a lack of local hiring at one of their campuses.

CBS San Francisco–03/10/2011

Bay Area Assemblyman Looks To Water Down Local-Hire Mandate

The bill introduced by Assemblyman Jerry Hill would gut the law by prohibiting the use of state funds where the 50 percent mandate is used and banning its use on jobs outside the city limits.


An artist's rendering of the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay complex. (UCSF)

Construction Workers Picket UCSF Mission Bay Project For Jobs

Unemployed tradesman picketed a hospital construction project at UCSF Mission Bay on Thursday to demand that more local workers be hired for jobs on the site.


San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (AP)

Proposed San Francisco Hiring Plan Angers Neighboring Counties

Unemployed union workers are demanding that San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom sign a measure requiring the city to hire more local employees for construction jobs, and business groups in at least one neighboring county oppose the law.


A construction crane. (AP)

San Francisco Mandates Local Hiring For City Construction Projects

San Francisco supervisors Tuesday approved legislation that would mandate certain amounts of city residents be hired for city-funded construction projects.

CBS San Francisco–12/07/2010

San Francisco Supervisor Proposes Mandating 50% Local Hires

A San Francisco supervisor wants a 50 percent local hiring mandate to put the unemployed to work on city-funded projects.