Workers Rights

06 Feb 2024

Asia SF to Close After 26 years

After nearly 26 years, the longest-running trans cabaret show in SOMA has announced it’s planning to close its doors for the final time. Asia SF Co-owners Larry Hashbarg (72) and Skip Young plan to retire, so the two-story, all-inclusive restaurant, show, and club venue will close its doors on March

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31 Jan 2024

How to Get the Most Vacation Days with Your PTO

Did you know that the United States is the second worst country in the world for paid vacation days? Yes really. the average American gets only 10 paid vacation days a year. The only country worse than us is Micronesia…which I too just had to google. Believe it or not,

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20 Dec 2023

In 2024, All Immigrants in California May Qualify for Medicaid

By Bernard J. Wolfson Milagro, a Peruvian immigrant in Riverside County, California, has had spotty access to health care in the two decades she’s been in this country. The 48-year-old, who works as the office manager at a nonprofit, can get emergency care through a narrow set of benefits the

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13 Dec 2023

The Best 🎁 You Can Give Me for My Bday

It’s crazy to think that, at this point, I’ve been doing Broke-Ass Stuart for almost half my life. In that time it’s been A LOT of things: a couple zines, 3 books, a travel TV show on IFC, and oodles of fun projects and web series. And of course, there’s always

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16 Nov 2023

Protestor in Giant Turd Costume Joins SF BEI Hotel Picket Line

A protestor in a giant turd costume joined the picketing workers at the BEI Hotel on the fourth day of their Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike. The union says that at least four workers have suffered diarrhea, stomach pain, or other symptoms of food poisoning since the hotel unilaterally laid off its cooks and outsourced cafeteria meals.

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15 Nov 2023

California Scientists’ Union Calls First-Ever State Employee Strike!

The California scientists who keep our wildlife safe, our fisheries secure, and our environment clean are finally fed up with Gavin Newsom and the paltry pay they’ve received over the years.  California’s most precious asset is its environmental beauty, and its incredible natural ecosystem.  Something the State has been taking

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01 Nov 2023

This is How Hard it is to Open a Small Business in San Francisco

By Sophie Robbie, written with Jetta Rae Robertson To live in San Francisco is to subject yourself to some pretty absurd questions. What kind of person tries to rent half a staircase for $900? How is that legal? How desperate would you have to be to make that offer? Also…could

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26 Oct 2023

Georgia’s Lt. Gov Wants to Pay Teachers $10k to Carry Guns at School

Meanwhile, actual Georgia teachers ranked allowing non-officers to carry guns as their least preferred school safety measure.

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