Workers Rights

28 May 2020

SF to Allow Outdoor Dinning Starting June 15!

SF Mayor London Breed announced a tentative date (June 15th) to allow “Outdoor dining including restaurants and bars with food”.  On June 15, the following businesses will be allowed to reopen provided they follow social distancing guidelines.  Live sport (without fans), indoor retail, religious services, manufacturing, doctors and dentist offices

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28 May 2020

The Bay Area Fashion Designer Giving Masks to Essential Workers

The story of how an Oakland designer found her footing doing costumes and set designs for Beats Antique and when COVID-19 shut down the events industry she shifted her focus to making free masks for grocery and food service workers.

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20 May 2020

Tips on How to Apply for COVID Financial Support

There is a ton of information out there about applying for financial support in the age of COVID. Unfortunately, there’s too much information and it can be really overwhelming. That’s why Shalaco decided to make the video below. As he told me in an email: As a photographer I lost

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18 May 2020

Undocumented Immigrants Now Able to Receive COVID Relief Money

Starting today, California undocumented immigrants impacted by COVID-19 can apply for relief funds. According to the Mercury News: The state has set up funding to help support them during the coronavirus crisis, providing $125 million through a public-private partnership. It’s been touted as the first fund of its kind to

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12 May 2020

New CA Guidelines to Reopen Restaurants, Malls, & Offices

Update: The mayor announced Wednesday that 95% of businesses can reopen for pickup and delivery business on Monday. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced modifications to the statewide stay-at-home order this afternoon (5/12) to allow more businesses in California to reopen, including dine-in restaurants, shopping malls and offices. So as long as

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07 May 2020

7 Easy Side-Gigs to Stave Off Boredom and Make Extra Cash During Quarantine

By Kate Harveston You’re probably as tired as anybody of hearing about “uncertain times” and shambling around in sweatpants. Whether or not you’ve been financially impacted by the COVID-19 quarantine, you might be looking for something to do — or ways to earn a spot of extra spending money. If

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07 May 2020

UC Study Shows Awful Treatment of SF Gig-Workers by Employers During Pandemic

In a study conducted by researchers at UC Santa Cruz, which included in-person interviews with hundreds of San Francisco gig-workers beginning in February, followed up by several more surveys with gig-workers through the pandemic ‘shelter in place’ order, reveals an incredible view of our ‘essential workers’ during a pandemic. The

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05 May 2020

The Safety Net of Bay Area Artists

This organization is putting real money in the hands of hundreds of local artists, and plans to sponsor incredible public art projects as well.

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