2,500 San Francisco Muni Drivers In Class Action Lawsuit Against Agency For Alleged Unpaid OvertimeAbout 2,500 past and present San Francisco Municipal Railway drivers have been certified as a class in a federal lawsuit alleging Muni has not paid them the overtime hours they have put in, according to a report.
Oakland Police Officers Burnt Out On Mandatory Overtime As City Reexamines Policy Oakland's police department continues to suffer a shortage of officers which has lead to mandatory overtime, but a city councilwoman says it's leading to burnt-out cops. The city is now expected to review this issue.
Trail Blazers Pull Ahead In Overtime To Defeat Warriors, 119-117LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points, including the go-ahead jumper in overtime, and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Warriors 119-117 despite a season-high 47 points from Golden State’s Stephen Curry.
Oakland, Fremont McDonald's Workers Allege Wage Theft In Class Action LawsuitsMcDonald's workers from the Bay Area, Los Angeles and in two other states filed lawsuits against the fast-food chain this week, saying the company engages in a variety of illegal practices to avoid paying them what they're owed.
President Obama Visits NY Gap Store, Touts SF Company For Raising Minimum WagePresident Barack Obama made a brief stop Tuesday to browse the sweaters at a midtown New York Gap store to show support for the chain’s decision to increase wages for U.S. employees to a minimum of $10 an hour by next year. Obama wants Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10, but lawmakers have resisted.
SF Firefighters Raking In Overtime, Among Highest-Paid City Workers Insider Phil Matier reports San Francisco firefighters are doing pretty well financially as overtime pay is making them some of the highest-paid city workers.
Full-Court Last-Second Shot Sends Alameda Basketball Game To OvertimePandemonium erupted in a high school gym in Alameda on Friday night when a varsity basketball player made a miraculous full-court shot with less than a second left in the game.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Requiring Overtime Pay For Domestic WorkersGov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a bill that will temporarily require overtime pay for domestic workers in California, after he vetoed a broader measure last year that critics said would have opened the door for government regulation of part-time baby-sitting.
SF Giants Pay $545K In Back Wages, Damages After Fed ProbeFederal officials said the San Francisco Giants have paid nearly $545,000 in back wages and damages to dozens of clubhouse and administrative employees for violations of minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping laws.
More Overtime In Game 3 Of Stanley Cup Final?Ten periods into their championship series, the Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks headed to Boston for Game 3 on Monday night. No one would be surprised if this one's as close as the first two.
Staffing Shortage In SF Fire Dept. Leads To 6-Figure Overtime Paychecks For SomeSome San Francisco firefighters are raking in six-figure overtime paychecks because of staffing shortages that have department managers scheduling numerous extra shifts.
Teachers’ Union Criticizes New Report On Oakland SchoolsThe study by the National Council on Teacher Quality recommends several improvements for attracting and retaining teachers.
Arizona State Beats Stanford 89-88 In Overtime Of Pac-12 Tournament OpenerJahii Carson scored five of his 34 points in overtime, Carrick Felix had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and Arizona State held off Stanford 89-88 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday.
Suit Seeks Overtime For Answering Calls, Scanning Emails After HoursDoes scanning emails and answering calls from bosses on your smartphone after hours constitute work that should be compensated? A lawsuit winding its way through federal court in Chicago says that it does.
Sunnyvale Green Energy Firm Fined For Underpaying Workers From MexicoBloom Energy Corp. has been paying 14 workers brought to the United States from Chihuahua, Mexico the equivalent of $2.66 per hour for refurbishing work performed at the company headquarters in Sunnyvale.