San Francisco Labor Council

Taxis are parked near Union Square, San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Labor Council Joins Taxi Drivers In Battle Against Uber, Ridesharing Apps

The San Francisco Labor Council (SFLC) is joining the fight against Uber and other similar car-ride services. Cab drivers want legislation to regulate rates, license and tax the on-demand transportation companies.



Health Care The Sticking Point Behind Bay Area Security Workers’ Strike Threat

5,000 security workers in the Bay Area say a strike is imminent even as they continue to bargain. The sticking point according to the unions is negotiations over health care.


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SF Supervisors Debate Reducing Pay For Many New Hires

Although the dicey issue of pay equity, sometimes called comparable pay for comparable work, will ultimately be decided in contract negotiations, labor leaders and city negotiators debated the policy’s merits at a Board of Supervisors committee hearing on Wednesday.



San Francisco Labor, Business Lobby Unite On Pension Reform

The heads of the San Francisco Labor Council and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce have agreed to co-chair the campaign for Mayor Ed Lee’s pension reform ballot measure.


Mexico's President Felipe Calderon (AP)

Labor Activists Protest At Mexican Consulate In San Francisco

Immigrants rights activists joined a growing call for Mexico’s government to end repression of its labor unions.