San Francisco Labor Activists Seek $15/Hour Minimum Wage By 2017Under the proposed initiative, which will need thousands of signatures to qualify for the November ballot, the minimum wage at businesses with fewer than 100 employees would increase to $13 an hour in 2015; $14 by 2016 and $15 by 2017.
SF Politicians, Tenant’s Rights Groups Rally To Support Family Facing Ellis Act Eviction Politicians and tenant’s rights activists blocked the stairwell of a Jackson Street apartment building in San Francisco Wednesday to show support for the Lee family who are scheduled to be evicted under the Ellis Act because a new property owner bought their building.
10 Arrested At AT&T Park Demonstration Supporting Concession WorkersA demonstration in support of AT&T Park concession workers at a San Francisco Giants game on Tuesday night led to 10 arrests, police said.
Health Care The Sticking Point Behind Bay Area Security Workers’ Strike Threat5,000 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.
Concessionaire Files Lawsuit Against AT&T Park Workers UnionThe two sides are at an impasse and no talks are currently scheduled.
AT&T Park Concession Workers Threaten StrikeWith baseball season is in full swing, 800 concession workers could go on strike at AT&T Park sometime in the next few weeks.
AT&T Park Concession Workers Vote To Authorize A StrikeAT&T Park concession workers voted Saturday to authorize a strike in a vote of 500 to 16, according to a union representative.
AT&T Park Concession Workers To Hold Strike VoteConcession workers at the ballpark where the San Francisco Giants play are mulling over whether to go on strike during the baseball season.
Hilton Hotel And Union Avoid Contract Battle With New Agreement Hotel workers and the Hilton San Francisco Union Square have agreed to a new five-year contract in a move that avoids further hotel strife in one of the city’s largest hotels.
San Francisco Hyatt Hotel Workers Go On StrikeHundreds of Hyatt workers walked off the job Thursday at two of the chain’s San Francisco hotels, beginning a weeklong strike at Hyatt locations around the country.
80 Demonstrators Cited At SF Grand Hyatt ProtestPolice said that approximately 80 demonstrators were cited at a protest Thursday night near Union Square, where hotel workers demanded an end to what they say are abuses they face on the job.
23 Hotel Workers Arrested In SF Hyatt Regency ProtestTwenty-three hotel workers were arrested at a sit-in protesting management at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Thursday night.