CPUC: Ousted Director Allegedly Hired 'Marginally Qualified Former Colleague' Over Better CandidatesThe California Public Utilities Commission announced Monday it has voted to dismiss Executive Director Alice Stebbins effective Sept. 4, over alleged unethical hiring decisions, according to a report.
Firing An Employee? Check Out These 4 Tips For Avoiding A LawsuitWhile it's no small business owner's idea of a good time, it sometimes becomes necessary to fire an employee.
Sheriff: 22 Santa Clara Co. Jail Guards Fired In Last 6 YearsData released Thursday by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office shows 22 correctional deputies were terminated and 27 others were suspended in the past six years.
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi To Fire Deputy Allegedly In Charge Of Organizing Inmate Jail FightsSheriff's Deputy Scott Neu was the alleged ringleader of the staged fights at County Jail, where inmates would be pitted against each other.
AT&T Park’s Concession Stand Workers May Be Getting More Job Security Legislation is moving forward at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to force large employers in the hospitality industry to retain workers for at least 90 days if the company is sold.
SJPD Auditor Report Recommends Firing Some OfficersAn independent police auditor and former judge delivered her year-end report on the San Jose Police Department, which included a recommendation to fire some officers.
Warriors Fire Assistant Coach Darren ErmanThe Golden State Warriors have fired assistant coach Darren Erman because of what the team is calling "a violation of company policy."
East Bay Lawmaker's Bill To Ease Teacher Firing ApprovedThe state Assembly on Wednesday passed a labor-backed bill that would make it easier to discipline and fire teachers accused of misconduct.
PG&E Workers Fired For Lying About InspectionsPacific Gas and Electric Co. has fired or suspended nearly 20 workers after the utility discovered that legally required inspections may not have been performed.
Contra Costa Prosecutor Files Claim In Wake Of Rape AllegationsA Contra Costa County prosecutor has filed a claim against his bosses in the district attorney’s office, claiming malicious prosecution and defamation as a result of rape charges against him.
Unlicensed San Francisco Muni Operators Face FiringDozens of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency operators are facing the possibility of being fired for their failure to obtain valid driver’s licenses.
San Jose Grocery Workers Launch Hunger Strike To Protest FiringsFormer Mi Pueblo supermarket workers in San Jose are embarking on a two day hunger strike to protest what they say are unjust firings of 300 workers.
Sen. Mark Leno Pushes Limits For Medical Marijuana Based FiringsA California lawmaker wants to prohibit employers from firing qualified medical marijuana users who consume pot when they’re not on the job.
Al Davis Discusses Tom Cable's Firing & Gives State Of The RaidersOakland Raiders owner Al Davis said Tuesday that he fined former coach Tom Cable $120,000 because of the strain on the organization from lawsuits involving Cable assaulting a former assistant coach and a former girlfriend.