Restaurants Reach $2M Settlement With 'Healthy San Francisco' The San Francisco City Attorney has cleared 17 restaurants and reached settlements with dozens of others over allegations that they were collecting surcharges to pay for employee health care, but not actually providing any.
Judge Rules SF Company Owes $1.34 Million For Violating Health Care LawsA 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.
KCBS Cover Story: Restaurants Face Deadline To Clear Healthy SF DiscrepanciesDozens of San Francisco restaurants accused of overcharging customers to cover employees' health care have less than two months left to clear their names or face prosecution.
KCBS Cover Story: Restaurant Clears Name In Healthy SF CaseSan Francisco authorities said they will not press charges against one of the restaurants publicly accused of defrauding customers and depriving employees of health care.
KCBS Cover Story: Healthy SF Law Creating Enforcement Battle LinesSour grapes are growing between San Francisco City Hall and restaurateurs over what critics say is a confusing and badly written law.
San Francisco Restaurants Probed Over Health Care Fees Dozens of San Francisco restaurants are under investigation for exploiting a new city program by keeping customer surcharges instead of spending them on employee health care.
San Francisco Settles With Pizza Chain Over Health Care Complaint San Francisco officials say a restaurant chain has agreed to spend $320,000 to settle a complaint alleging that it collected a surcharge from customers for the city's health care law but did not use most of the money for its intended purpose.
Sex Reassignment Surgery Now Covered Under SF Universal Health ProgramSan Francisco's Health Commission has voted to cover sex reassignment surgery for transgender people through the city’s universal health program.
Report Finds Some San Francisco Restaurants Pocket Health Care CashA grand jury report found a "significant number" of San Francisco restaurant owners benefiting financially from the city’s universal health care program.
La Boulange Accused Of San Francisco Health Care Law ViolationsKnown for its artisan pastries and sandwiches, San Francisco-based La Boulange is under the microscope as employees claim that the company has violated the city’s ordinance mandating health coverage.
SF Supervisors Close Supposed Loophole In Health OrdinanceSan Francisco requires that employers finance some type of health care for workers and the legislation that was approved on Tuesday would tighten up rules on health reimbursement accounts.
Change To San Francisco Health Care Law Could Help Workers, Cost EmployersSan Francisco supervisors have approved a key change to the city's Healthy San Francisco program that could end up costing business owners.
Board of Supervisors To Address Healthy San Francisco LoopholeA loophole in San Francisco's health care ordinance is denying some workers access to medical reimbursment accounts or employer-provided health care coverage.
Business Group Opposes Changes To SF Universal Health Care LawThe San Francisco Chamber of Commerce said they may not finance several campaigns on the November ballot if a supervisor’s proposal to change the Healthy San Francisco law passes.
San Francisco Employers Pocket Extra Health Care FundsSan Francisco employers are keeping 80 percent or $50 million a year of the money intended to provide employee health care under the city's Healthy San Francisco law, and now there is an effort underway to close the loophole.