Minimum Wage Increase To $15/Hour Won't Solve Bay Area's Affordable Housing CrisisOn New Year’s Day the minimum wage increased to $15 per hour or more for nearly a dozen Bay Area cities, but experts say it still won’t help lower-paid workers get out of the housing crisis.
Unemployment Falls to 3.7 Percent – Lowest Since 1969Hiring is so strong that employers are having trouble filling openings and some are being forced to offer higher pay.
Tips For Staying Safe And Secure In The WorkplaceBilal Kassem, managing attorney at the Pacific Workers Compensation Law Center tells BAF what you need to stay informed and secure in the workplace.
Palo Alto Police Struggling To Hire Despite Large Signing BonusesThe Palo Alto Police Department is struggling to hire qualified officers despite offering a large signing bonus.
Supreme Court Deals Major Blow To Labor UnionsThe Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can't be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to organized labor.
Generation Z Is About To Completely Change The U.S. WorkforceAccording to consulting firm BridgeWorks, there are 61 million members of the generation born between 1996 to 2010 living in the United States.
Jobs Report Surprise: 313,000 Added In FebruaryFebruary also marked the 89th consecutive month of job gains, the longest streak since the Labor Department began keeping track in the 1940s.
Stockton Mayor Touts Experimental Program That Pays Families $500 a MonthStockton plans to give several dozen families $500 a month for a year as part of a program to study the economic and social impacts of giving people a basic income.
Tesla Fires Hundreds of Workers as Part of Annual ReviewsThe housecleaning swept out workers in administrative and sales jobs, in addition to Tesla's manufacturing operations.
State Government Hiring Booms as Legal Pot LoomsRecreational marijuana becomes legal in California next year and one of the things about to blossom in the emerging industry is government jobs.
Caltrans Mounts Statewide Campaign To Fill More Than 1,100 JobsOpen positions are in maintenance, human resources, legal, engineering, information technology and environmental planning.