Workers Rights

faculty outside of Conlan Hall at City College camp out
05 May 2022

City College Faculty Protest May End Today: Was it Enough to Protect Their Jobs?

Teachers at City College of San Francisco have been protesting this week against major staff and budget cuts. Their sit-in started Tuesday around noon in front of Conlan Hall. The staff cuts could impact over 200 faculty members, potentially cancel many classes and impact and impact over 20,000 students next

Katy Atchison 0
04 May 2022

MUNI, Are You Okay? What’s Happening With Our Beloved Transit Agency

I was on my way to a sex party when it happened again. I almost felt it rush past, my bewildered eyes darting between street and phone. Arriving, it said, like the ghost of the 38-Geary had erupted from a parallel dimension and onto O’Farrell in true paranormal fashion: visible

Jake Warren 8
27 Apr 2022

SF Officials Launch $11.4M in Grants to Help Small SF Businesses Recover

As we reopen and work to ensure an equitable recovery, we are also continuing to fund our Community Resource Hubs, which have filled essential needs for so many who have struggled so much during this pandemic.”

Bay City News 1
02 Mar 2022

10 Things Servers Want You to Know About Them

When people go out to eat at their favorite restaurant, plenty of them pay no mind to the person who is serving them. Customers might grunt out an obligatory hello or let their eyes glance up to their server for a brief moment, but far too many of them completely

Bitchy Waiter 0
18 Feb 2022

7 Signs You May Want to Quit Your Job

Coming from someone who’s spent most of their post-grad years miserable at almost every job they had – and I had a lot of jobs – I know a thing or two about the impact of staying somewhere much longer than you should. The pressure to hold down a steady

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16 Feb 2022

Why Are Restaurants So Expensive Now?

Maybe you’ve noticed that going out to eat in a restaurant is more expensive than it ever used to be. The last time inflation was this high in our country, people were still talking about who shot J.R. (Dallas was a top TV show in 1982 and J.R. Ewing was

Bitchy Waiter 1
16 Feb 2022

What They’re Not Telling You About Bay Area Starbucks Closures

Is your neighborhood Starbucks closed?  According to local news reports, several Starbucks locations are struggling with “staffing shortages.” Considering that we’re still in the midst of a global pandemic, this seems plausible. But there’s a larger story at play here that’s not making headlines.  Last December, employees at the Elmwood

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 1
10 Feb 2022

What You Don’t Know About BAS

My name is Alex Mak, I’m the managing editor and co-owner of BrokeAssStuart.com. You may recognize my byline as I’ve personally written over 1,000 articles for BAS, and I’ve edited and published 3 times that many by independent writers from our community. What many of you already know about independent media,

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