The new overtime plan is expected to be implemented in the next week or two and would require some officers to work 2-3 hours of overtime on days when staffing is below minimum levels.
About 2,500 past and present San Francisco Municipal Railway drivers have been certified as a class in a federal lawsuit alleging Muni has not paid them the overtime hours they have put in, according to a report.
Oakland’s police department continues to suffer a shortage of officers which has lead to mandatory overtime, but a city councilwoman says it’s leading to burnt-out cops. The city is now expected to review this issue.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points, including the go-ahead jumper in overtime, and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Warriors 119-117 despite a season-high 47 points from Golden State’s Stephen Curry.
McDonald’s workers from the Bay Area, Los Angeles and in two other states filed lawsuits against the fast-food chain this week, saying the company engages in a variety of illegal practices to avoid paying them what they’re owed.
President Barack Obama made a brief stop Tuesday to browse the sweaters at a midtown New York Gap store to show support for the chain’s decision to increase wages for U.S. employees to a minimum of $10 an hour by next year. Obama wants Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10, but lawmakers have resisted.
Insider Phil Matier reports San Francisco firefighters are doing pretty well financially as overtime pay is making them some of the highest-paid city workers.
Pandemonium erupted in a high school gym in Alameda on Friday night when a varsity basketball player made a miraculous full-court shot with less than a second left in the game.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a bill that will temporarily require overtime pay for domestic workers in California, after he vetoed a broader measure last year that critics said would have opened the door for government regulation of part-time baby-sitting.
Federal officials said the San Francisco Giants have paid nearly $545,000 in back wages and damages to dozens of clubhouse and administrative employees for violations of minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping laws.