Wages

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is seen in this undated handout. (Brian Smale/Microsoft via Getty Images)

Microsoft CEO Apologizes After Saying Women Don’t Need To Ask For A Raise, Have ‘Faith In The System’

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says women don’t need to ask for a raise. They should just trust the system—one that at technology companies is overwhelmingly male.

10/09/2014

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KCBS Cover Story: Zoo Labs In Oakland Shows Musicians How To Think Like Startups

OAKLAND (KCBS) — Some of Silicon Valley’s greatest companies and some of the world’s most famous rock bands have one thing in common—starting up in garages. But now musicians are applying some of the ideas […]

09/19/2014

The Raiderettes, the Oakland Raiders cheerleaders, perform during the Oakland Raiders preseason game against the Detroit Lions at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland Raiders Settle Lawsuit With Former Cheerleaders For $1.25 Million

About 90 cheerleaders will receive checks after the class-action wage theft lawsuit was filed against the team back in January.

09/04/2014

LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View. (CBS)

LinkedIn To Pay Nearly $6 Million In Unpaid Wages And Damages To Current And Former Employees

The Labor Department says the professional networking service LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly $6 million in unpaid wages and damages to 359 current and former employees.

08/04/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Reject Bill To Tie Corporate Tax Rate With CEO Pay

The state Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill that sought to tie California’s corporate tax rate to executive compensation in an effort to address the growing wealth gap.

05/28/2014

McDonald's French Fries (credit: JOERG KOCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Fast Food Workers To Strike Thursday In Protest Of Low Wages

Bay Area fast food workers planned to participate in a nationwide strike Thursday to protest low wages.

05/14/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Bill Would Punish Companies With Large Wage Gaps

A California effort to lead a national debate over the growing wage gap between CEOs and average workers took its first step in the state Legislature on Thursday with support from Democratic lawmakers, organized labor and former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

04/24/2014

Protesters shout slogans in front of a McDonald's restaurant in south Los Angeles where fast-food workers and their supporters gathered to protest wage theft on April 3, 2014. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Growing Problem Of Wage Theft Affecting Thousands In Silicon Valley

In 2012-2013, the almost 2,000 workers in Santa Clara County who filed claims were awarded $8.4 million in owed wages, but only a third of that total has been collected.

04/21/2014

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Women’s Group Members Recognize ‘Equal Pay Day’ At Board Of Supes Meeting

Members from a women’s organization recognized Tuesday as Equal Pay Day at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday afternoon and called on city leaders to support equal pay for women.

04/08/2014

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland, Fremont McDonald’s Workers Allege Wage Theft In Class Action Lawsuits

McDonald’s workers from the Bay Area, Los Angeles and in two other states filed lawsuits against the fast-food chain this week, saying the company engages in a variety of illegal practices to avoid paying them what they’re owed.

03/13/2014

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