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Bay Area Workers Earning Nearly 50 Percent More Than Average U.S. Employee

San 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.

06/23/2015

The scene of a deadly construction accident off of Highway 101 in Petaluma. (CBS)

Worker Crushed To Death By Rolling Pipe At Highway 101 Widening Project In Petaluma

A man working on the Highway 101 widening project in Petaluma was crushed to death Wednesday when a huge pipe barreled down a hillside.

04/15/2015

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Apple Changes Tune On Felons Working At ‘Campus 2’ Construction Site

Apple is backtracking on its policy that banned construction workers with recent felonies at its new campus in Cupertino.

04/09/2015

The mystery van as seen on the streets of Concord. (Claycord.com)

Apple Employee Says Company To Give Tesla ‘A Run For Its Money’

An Apple employee says Tesla employees are jumping ship to work at Apple as the company reportedly takes on a project that could shake up the autonomous vehicle field.

02/09/2015

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$100K San Francisco Tech Worker Asks Redditors For Advice On Living Out Of A Tent To Save Money

A San Francisco tech worker making over $100,000-per year took to Reddit seeking advice on how to live in a tent to avoid paying rent.

02/03/2015

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Police Looking For Man Posing As IT Worker To Burglarize Peninsula Office Buildings

Police are searching for a suspect in a series of office burglaries in Burlingame, San Mateo and Palo Alto who has been posing as an I.T. or construction worker.

10/09/2014

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San Francisco City Worker Killed By Public Works Garbage Truck In Bayview District

A man who was fatally struck by a garbage truck while on a work crew for San Francisco’s Human Services Agency in the city’s Bayview District Thursday morning has been identified.

08/28/2014

Site of construction worker death in San Jose (photo credit: Chris Filippi)

Worker Falls To His Death At San Jose Construction Site

A worker unloading sheet rock at a San Jose construction site fell to his death Wednesday afternoon according to police.

05/21/2014

The body of a worker is covered by a tarp at a construction site in San Mateo, May 20, 2014. (CBS)

Construction Worker Killed At San Mateo Bay Meadows Housing Development Site

A worker died in a fall at a residential construction site at the former Bay Meadows racetrack in San Mateo Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

05/20/2014

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

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