Hundreds of nurses at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital are not seeing patients on Tuesday, as they have decided to go on strike, the first such impasse in over two decades.
The lawsuit claims that the company is not giving employees a lunch break within the first five hours of their shift, which is required by California law.
Dozens of discouraged teachers packed the Alameda Unified School District board meeting Tuesday night to vent over contract negotiations that are at an impasse.
In connection with the release of the movie, The Help, domestic workers rallied in San Francisco Wednesday to show support for a Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.
San Francisco Supervisors have voted to strengthen the city’s minimum wage law. The board approved the wage theft legislation to stop employers from forcing workers, in particular home health care workers, from toiling for long hours for less than the city’s minimum wage of $9.92 an hour.
A lawsuit has been filed seeking $440,000 in back wages for seven employees of the Dick Lee Bakery restaurant in San Francisco.
California’s State Controller John Chiang has released another report showing the high salaries of some state employees.
Leaders of San Francisco Muni’s transit operators’ union on Tuesday defended their right to strike if labor negotiations break down with the agency.
The union representing San Francisco’s bus drivers and train operators is threatening to strike, even though their existing contract prohibits it.