Workers Rights

26 Sep 2022

Fast Food Workers at SFO Just Went on Strike

About 1,000 fast food workers are on strike Monday morning at San Francisco International Airport, according to the union representing the workers. The workers, represented by Unite Here Local 2, started striking at 3:30 a.m. Workers want a substantial pay raise and fully funded healthcare because their current pay forces

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08 Sep 2022

Kaiser Therapists Continue Strike Against Dangerously Long Wait Times for Therapy

Kaiser patients are waiting longer than ever for care, and clinicians keep leaving in droves because the work is unsustainable and patients continue to suffer.

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31 Aug 2022

Why You Should Appreciate San Francisco During Burning Man

So your friends are off to the playa, their requests off from work (if applicable) approved months in advance. It’s Burning Man and you’re “stuck at home” in one of the world’s most beautiful cities. What’s to appreciate about San Francisco while thousands of its residents are away? 1. Reduced

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If only I had a public restroom!
31 Aug 2022

An End to Soiled San Francisco Sidewalks?

Between finding parking and finding an apartment in San Francisco ranks the undue stress of searching for a public restroom. The city has few truly public restrooms to begin with, and most of them close overnight. Few alternatives exist. Sooner or later you’re bound to find a hot, wet coil

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White girl against a synthetic blue-sky background points accusatorily through the fourth wall.
24 Aug 2022

Do You Practice Good Weed Store Etiquette?

Your friendly neighborhood budtender probably loves their job. Despite the less-than-desirable pay, I enjoy my pot shop gig. We show up for the discount, tips, samples and more, but until the end of the day we’re there to help you. Here’s how you can help us. Bring Cash No one

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17 Aug 2022

Sex Worker Clinic Set To Open South of Market

Twenty-one years ago, America’s first and only sex worker occupational health and social clinic opened in San Francisco. Soon the St. James Infirmary will host a Grand Opening party in their biggest space yet, located South of Market at 1089 Mission Street. Sex workers have had it hard the past

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04 Aug 2022

America’s First Craft Brewery is in San Francisco

With its roots beginning in the Gold Rush, San Francisco’s Steam Beer has been brewed here for at least 150 years.

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27 Jul 2022

Sex Shop Owner to Run for Oakland City Council

Nenna Joiner is running for councilmember of Oakland’s District 4, a combination of hills and flatlands, wealth and wage workers. District 4 is home to an inarguably diverse voting range. It includes Montclair, Redwood Heights, Laurel, Glenview and the Dimond District, with California State Route 13 running up the middle.

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