Only 3% of NASA employees in highly select positions would be allowed to stay on the job – for example those involved with the International Space Station – or those involved in jobs deemed necessary for safety and security.
A proposal by the chairman of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors would allow workers to request flexible working hours from their employers.
Starting Tuesday night, BART passengers who travel through the transbay tube after 10 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays will face delays of up to 20 minutes because of earthquake safety work, a transit agency spokeswoman said.
Does scanning emails and answering calls from bosses on your smartphone after hours constitute work that should be compensated? A lawsuit winding its way through federal court in Chicago says that it does.
Young college graduates in California are facing a bleaker job outlook than just five years ago.
The unemployment rate in California dropped below 10 percent in November, while most Bay Area counties saw similar or slightly lowered unemployment figures from October, according to a state employment report released Friday.
Many Bay Area residents have been struggling to find work in recent years, so it may come as a surprise that not one single person show up for a job fair in Emeryville Monday.
A study by the Boston Consulting group finds that the U.S. manufacturing industry faces a serious skilled labor shortage. The new report says the shortage isn’t a big deal right now but it will balloon by the end of the decade from 80,000 to 100,000 to 875,000.
Labor groups and immigrant rights activists are planning a San Jose protest Thursday following the decision by Northern California’s largest Latino market chain to begin using an employment eligibility verification system.
Contra Costa continues to receive low-level offenders as part of the state’s realignment plan to ease prison overcrowding, and now there is an effort to get inmates out of jail, and into employment.