Minor League Baseball Labor Lawsuit Against MLB Can Proceed As Class ActionA federal magistrate conditionally ruled in San Francisco Tuesday that a labor lawsuit by minor league baseball players against Major League Baseball and 22 clubs can proceed as a class action on behalf of an estimated 10,000 to 12,000 present and former players.
Bay Area Workers Earning Nearly 50 Percent More Than Average U.S. EmployeeSan Francisco-area workers earn around 47 percent more than the U.S. average, according to statistics released today by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.
San Jose Firefighters Get Their First Pay Raise Since 2008For San Jose firefighters, there is finally a clear path ahead when it comes to their future with the city.
California State Sen. Mark Leno Wants To Raise State Minimum Wage To $13 An HourCalifornia state Sen. Mark Leno is pushing a plan to raise the state's minimum wage to $13 an hour, but some critics say the wage increase would be a "job killer".
San Francisco-Area Residents Need To Earn More Than $39 An Hour To Afford Average 2-Bedroom ApartmentIn the San Francisco metro area, you have to make $39.65 an hour to be able to afford the average two-bedroom apartment.
San Francisco Minimum Wage Rises To $12.25 An Hour; Ties Oakland For Highest In NationStarting Friday, San Francisco will join the city of Oakland in having the highest minimum wage in the nation as it increases its minimum wage from $11.05 to $12.25.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Closing Pay Gaps Between Men, Women At CompanyMany of Salesforce’s 16,000 employees could be getting raises just because they are women after CEO Marc Benioff crunched the numbers and found a disturbing pay gap between men and women.
Berkeley Protesters Shut Down Intersection During Call For $15 Minimum WageHundreds of fast food workers and their supporters marching through the streets of downtown Berkeley Wednesday evening shut down the intersection of Shattuck and University as they were calling for a $15 minimum wage, police and protesters said.
Women Earning More Than Men In Some East Bay CitiesWomen are out-earning men in a few East Bay cities, according to a new study.
Minimum Wage Hike Hits Oakland Chinatown Shop, Restaurant Owners HardSome shop owners in Oakland’s Chinatown say business is down, and they are struggling to stay afloat after the city’s minimum wage increased to over $12-an-hour, making it the highest in the country.
Golden Gate Restaurant Association Director Says It’s An Exciting Time To Dine Out in The Bay AreaFor residents and visitors alike, the culinary offerings in the Bay Area are prized. Golden Gate Restaurant Association's executive director talks about both the challenges and exciting times the local industry faces.
Apple Security Guards Get Hired As Full-Time EmployeesApple is agreeing to hire many of its security guards as full-time employees, giving them many of the same benefits that other Apple workers enjoy, like health insurance and retirement benefits.