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Costumed protesters block a Google employee shuttle bus in San Francisco, April 1, 2014. (CBS)

April Fool’s Protesters Block Google Bus In San Francisco Ahead Of Key Vote

Ahead of a San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ hearing this afternoon on a pending pilot program to charge private shuttle buses for using public bus stops, a group of protesters blocked a Google commuter bus in the city’s Mission District.

04/01/2014

Protesters inside a McDonald's restaurant on 25th Ave. in Oakland, March 18, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Protesters Accuse McDonald’s Of Systematically Stealing Workers’ Pay

Police ordered a group protesters at an Oakland McDonald’s restaurant to leave the premises on Tuesday when they claimed the company was withholding their overtime pay.

03/18/2014

Work site where scaffolding collapsed on February 20, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Workers Expected To Recover After Fall From Scaffolding In San Francisco’s SoMa

Two workers who fell Thursday from scaffolding at a skyscraper under construction in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood are expected to survive their injuries, a senior vice president with the project’s construction company said Friday.

02/21/2014

Work site where scaffolding collapsed on February 20, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Workers Injured After Scaffolding Collapse In San Francisco

Two construction workers fell more than 30 feet and were extricated from beneath the scaffolding.

02/20/2014

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Closure Of Joe’s Of Westlake Restaurant Leaves Workers With Uncertain Future

Employees at the Daly City institution have no guarantees they will be rehired once new owners take over the space.

01/17/2014

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

State Transit Officials Adopt New Rail Safety Rules Following BART Fatalities

The California Public Utilities Commission has unanimously adopted new rail safety regulations, less than two weeks after two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers were killed while working on the tracks.

10/31/2013

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Judge Rules SF Company Owes $1.34 Million For Violating Health Care Laws

A San Francisco Superior Court judge ordered a janitorial company on Wednesday to pay $1.34 million to 275 workers who didn’t receive health benefits required by city law.

10/17/2013

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San Francisco May Give Workers Right To Request Flexible Schedules

Employees in San Francisco with children or other dependents will have the right to request a more flexible work schedule via legislation given unanimous initial approval Tuesday by the city’s Board of Supervisors.

10/01/2013

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Unionized San Francisco Strip Club Closing Its Curtains

Nearly 20 years after they made the nation gawk by forming its first unionized strip club, the dancers at the Lusty Lady are are hanging up their thongs.

08/21/2013

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Hayward City Employees Return To Work After 3-Day Strike

Picket lines cleared Thursday afternoon as a three-day strike by Hayward workers represented by Service Employees International Union Local 1021 comes to an end.

08/15/2013

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