Workers Rights

10 Jun 2021

Community Working to Save SF’s Last Pool Hall, Family Billiards

Billiard halls were hit extremely hard by the pandemic, wiped-out in many cases.  Not everyone could set their pool table up outdoors like at the Wooden Nickel this past year, (a great little dive where you can now shoot pool in a parklet outside.) Pool tournaments and billiard culture in

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20 May 2021

Millionaires Protest Outside Jeff Bezos’ Houses, Demanding He Pay More Taxes

In perhaps the first in person protest led by actual millionaires, a group called Patriotic Millionaires rallied outside Jeff Bezo’s $80 million Manhattan apartment building on Tax Day, with a big mobile billboard and a megaphone, demanding Bezos pay his ‘fair share of taxes’. Today @es_indivisible @mkink @PatrioticMills, @CleanupCarl and

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19 May 2021

You Told Waiters To Get “Real” Jobs, So They Did…Now What?

It isn’t news that restaurants have been struggling to find staff and that some businesses are offering all kinds of incentives to come on board. Chipotle recently announced they are increasing the pay for its restaurant workers to an average of $15 an hour and claiming that it’s possible to

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14 May 2021

CloseBuy: The Browser Extension that Helps You Shop Local & Skip Amazon

By Jazz Sahota If you’re like nearly half of Americans, you probably start your search for an item on Amazon. And maybe over the past year, you might have noticed you were spending a bit more on Amazon – since businesses were closed and we all had to shop online

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12 May 2021

Servers Never Forget Bad Tippers

It’s often said that “an elephant never forgets.” With a brain that weighs ten pounds or more, it’s a pretty good assumption that some of those folds of cerebrum are dedicated to remembering a watering hole within a thousand square miles of an African desert. You know who else never

Bitchy Waiter 2
06 May 2021

60% of Small Businesses Closed in the Past Year. Why This Matters.

just because businesses are starting to reopen, it doesn’t mean we need to slow down on showing love and support to our local businesses. The uniqueness, the charm, the diversity, the vibrancy, the sense of community – these are all reasons why we shop at and support small and local businesses.

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06 May 2021

All MUNI Train Lines Back in Service May 15th!

All the MUNI trains will be back in surface above and bellow ground starting Saturday May 15th according to MUNI! You  may have seen ghost trains roaming around the city the past few months, mostly empty, or maybe with some Government employees on them.  Well, finally the trains above and

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06 May 2021

New Fund To SAVE Bay Area Independent Performance Venues

There’s a new fund to help keep Bay Area music & performance venues alive via micro donations, which sounds like music to our ears.  They call the project #SubscribeToLive, and here is their message: Independent Venue Preservation Initiative (IVPI), a new project of nonprofit The Giving Back Fund, launched Subscribe

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