Ethics Commission Proposes Limit On Free Warriors Tickets For City CouncilOakland’s Public Ethics Commission is considering a massive overhaul of the policy that has given City Council members hundreds of thousands of dollars in Warriors basketball tickets free of charge.
Teacher Shortage Has Bay Area School Districts Vying For Top TalentBay Area school districts are battling for teachers and some school districts are going to great lengths to attract top talent.
Slumping Ping Pong, Foosball Table Sales Could Point To Silicon Valley SlowdownThe tables may be turning in Silicon Valley, as slumping sales of ping pong and foosball tables point to a slowdown, according to the San Jose man who provides them to much of the tech industry.
Netflix Offering New Parents Up To 1-Year Of Paid Leave For EmployeesNetflix is letting new parents on its payroll to take up to a year’s paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent.
IRS Sniffs Around Food Perks For Silicon Valley Tech WorkersBay Area tech companies are famous for their free lunch perks, but the IRS has been sniffing around those extras for years.
Massages, Nap Pods, Dance Classes Among Sweet Perks For Silicon Valley InternsWell paid and perked, young up-and-comers from around the world are assigned big-time responsibility at firms such as Google, Facebook, Dropbox and Twitter.
California Lawmakers Give Up Taxpayer-Financed VehiclesCalifornia lawmakers are giving up a perk that had been unique among state legislators nationwide— taxpayer-subsidized vehicles.
Silicon Valley Tech Start-Ups Providing Perks AgainSilicon Valley tech firms are looking to entice and keep workers on the job with some freebies.
Phil Matier: Bill To Limit Gifts To California Lawmakers DiesA state Senate committee has killed a bill that would have prohibited lawmakers from receiving free spa treatments, sports tickets and rounds of golf.