Enrollment Up At Hayward Trucking School As Driver Shortage Fuels Better PayAs the world's supply chain struggles drag on, more attention is being focused on a years-long shortage of truck drivers. That demand is driving up paychecks for first-time drivers.
SF Tech Unicorn 'Bolt' Introduces 4-Day Workweek To Increase ProductivityAs more and more workers rethink their work-life balance, San Francisco-based e-commerce checkout company and unicorn Bolt is the first major tech company to permanently introduce the four-day workweek.
Bay Area Businesses Struggle to Fill Job OpeningsDespite job openings, many businesses in the Bay Area are struggling to make new hires.
Worker Shortage Lingers As San Francisco Restaurants Attempt To Recover From COVID Fiscal WoesThe beautiful weather helped draw people out to fill up restaurants and bars in San Francisco Saturday night, but while the demand is there, the supply of workers is not.
South Bay Lawmakers Vote To Fund Housing, Food, Employment Assistance For Afghan RefugeesSanta Clara County has devoted nearly $1 million dollars in new funding to assist Afghan refugees resettling in the South Bay.
California Unemployment Rate Falls for 4th Straight Month, Regains Half of Jobs Lost in PandemicCalifornia has regained more than half of the 2.7 million jobs it lost at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Friday, a trend driven by restaurants and hotels hiring more people as the Golden State reopens its economy.
COVID Recovery: California Regains Nearly Half Of Jobs Lost In PandemicCalifornia extended its slow but steady economic recovery in April, adding more than 100,000 jobs for the third consecutive month, officials said Friday.
Road to Recovery: Economists Say It's a Good Time for Jobseekers9.7 million Americans are currently unemployed, 1.5 million of them live in California. Economists say that, even with high unemployment numbers, it’s a great time to be looking for work.
Housing, Jobs, Healthcare Biggest Barriers To Reentry After Leaving PrisonFormerly incarcerated people face challenges big and small after leaving prison - from navigating the supermarket to stable housing and employment. CBSN Bay Area's Len Kiese spoke with Yukari Kane, co-founder of the Prison Journalism Project, and Jesse Vasquez, program coordinator for Arsola Distribution and Community Services.
COVID: Labor Shortages Loom As Reopening Bay Area Businesses Try To Rehire Former WorkersLabor analysts warn that California may be faced with a looming labor shortage as the state races to reopen more and more of its economy that was shut down over the past year.
Report: Billions Lost In Fraudulent EDD Payments; Overseas Crime Syndicates Cash InWhile millions of Californians are battling each day to put food on the table amid the idled COVID-19 economy, payments from the state earmarked to help them have been ripped off to the tune of nearly $10 billion, according to a security firm hired to investigate the fraud.
Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works Cutting 850 Office JobsThe owner of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works said Tuesday that it is cutting 850 office jobs, or about 15% of its corporate workforce.
Minimum Wage Hike Helps Workers During Pandemic But Timing Is Tough For BusinessesRaising the minimum wage will certainly help a lot of workers, but during a pandemic some struggling business owners in Alameda say the timing is a bit awkward.
Coronavirus Jobs: Yelp Announces Layoffs, Furloughs Of More Than 2,000 EmployeesSan Francisco-based online review platform Yelp announced early Thursday morning that it will be laying off or furloughing of more than 2,000 employees.
Lifelong Horse Stylist Forced To Find New Job Due To Coronavirus OutbreakThe COVID-19 pandemic has not only forced many to change their lifestyles but also their careers. With bills left to pay and no income coming in, many in the Bay Area are looking for work.