Fast-Food Workers Storm San Francisco McDonald’s To Demand $15/Hour Wages; Similar Protests Across U.S.
Fast-food workers calling for $15 an hour are picking up some more allies around the Bay Area Wednesday.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris Friday conditionally approved a plan by the Daughters of Charity Health System to sell six non-profit acute care hospitals in the Bay Area and Southern California.
Anti-eviction activists, a group of Google investors, and a group led by Reverend Jesse Jackson are holding protests outside Google’s headquarters in Mountain View.
Stricter enforcement of the employee dress code at San Francisco Superior Court has led to harassment and bullying based on appearance, protesting workers said Thursday.
Protesters, including some who dressed up like Cupid, congregated at Twitter headquarters on Wednesday to voice opposition to the tax breaks several tech companies have received.
Security guards for high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are voicing displeasure over what they have called discrimination against them for trying to unionize.
While BART and its unions remain without a contract agreement, a state committee voted on Wednesday to open the transit agency’s books and audit their finance and employment practices. The results, however, won’t be known for months.
Picket lines cleared Thursday afternoon as a three-day strike by Hayward workers represented by Service Employees International Union Local 1021 comes to an end.
City workers in Hayward were launching a three-day strike and rally beginning Tuesday morning to demand further contract negotiations.
Bay Area Rapid Transit labor talks broke down on Saturday and union officials declared, despite having another day before their contract runs out, that there would be a strike. The move leaves hundreds of thousands of commuters potentially stranded for Monday’s commute to work.