California Grocers Association Sues Over Grocery Hazard Pay Ordinances In Daly City, San JoseA trade group representing California grocery stores has filed lawsuits against San Jose and Daly City after requiring large grocers to offer hazard pay to employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Vaccine: Santa Clara County Expands Eligibility To Education, Emergency Services, Food SectorsSanta Clara County on Wednesday announced it will expand access to the COVID vaccine to workers in education and childcare, emergency services, and food and agriculture sectors beginning in less than two weeks.
COVID Vaccines: San Mateo County Expanding Eligibility To Teachers, First Responders, Food Service Workers Later This MonthHealth officials in San Mateo County announced plans to expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to certain essential workers later this month.
San Jose Advances Toward Requiring Grocery Store Worker Hazard PayThe San Jose City Council is one step closer in requiring some grocery store employees get a pay boost in the form of hazard pay during the pandemic.
COVID Vaccines: California's Shift To Age-Based Distribution Sparks New Round Of Criticism - 'A Political Calculus'Facing criticism for a slow vaccine rollout, California's plans to shift COVID-19 vaccine distribution to an age-based system is drawing a new set of critics.
COVID Workers: San Francisco Supervisors Urge $5 Hazard Pay Bonus To Grocery Store EmployeesSan Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution urging large chain grocery stores to raise hourly wages for employees by $5 during the pandemic.
New Caltrain Schedule Aims to Serve Essential Workers During PandemicCaltrain is implementing a new schedule starting Monday aimed at improving service for essential workers and others dependent on public transit.
Latinx COVID Positivity Still High As Task Force And UCSF Test San Francisco Residents, Essential WorkersAs Latinx San Franciscans continue to account for more than half of the city's overall COVID-19 cases, new statistics released Wednesday by the University of California at San Francisco and the city's COVID-19 Latino Task Force suggest testing at transit hubs could help reduce numbers.
Petaluma Firefighter Who Tested Positive for COVID-19 Returning to DutyA Petaluma firefighter who tested positive last week for the COVID-19 coronavirus plans to rejoin the Petaluma Fire Department next week, fire officials said Thursday.
Latinx Community Bears Brunt Of COVID-19 In Santa Clara CountySanta Clara County leaders said Wednesday the Latinx community make up half of the COVID-19 cases in the region.
Newsom Announces Effort To Expand Protections For Essential WorkersCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom announced new efforts Friday to protect essential workers, especially Latino workers who have been disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Warriors Partner With Uber Eats To Help Local Restaurants, Feed Essential WorkersThe Golden State Warriors have partnered with Uber Eats to drive business to local restaurants and feed essential workers in the process. The program is called the Golden Giveback.
Muni Restores Some Routes Cancelled Due To Pandemic To Support Essential TripsStarting Saturday, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will make changes to its transit service, including bringing back some routes that had previously been discontinued due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Daycare Centers For Essential Workers' Kids Offer Glimpse Into Future Of Child Care During COVID-19 PandemicAs more COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed, the people who have been taking care of the children of essential workers have seen what the future looks like for daycare, summer programs and schools, as cities reopen.
San Francisco Custodian Testifies Before Senate About Job Safety During Coronavirus Pandemic A custodian from San Francisco testified remotely before a Senate subcommittee hearing Thursday about the impact of coronavirus on essential workers.