Labor

26 Feb 2020

Peralta Community College District Finally Ratifies Part-Time Faculty Contract

The Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to ratify a tentative contract agreement between the district and the Peralta Federation of Teachers, upping pay for part-time faculty. The district represents Berkeley City College, Laney and Merritt colleges in Oakland and College of Alameda. The move brought

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06 Feb 2020

Tartine’s Employees are Unionizing

At 8am this morning employees from Tartine’s four Bay Area restaurants and commissary kitchen presented management with an official letter notifying them that the workers intend to form a union. Following the success of Anchor Brewing’s unionization in 2019 and that of VCA Veterinary Hospital in 2018, the workers at Tartine linked up

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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02 Sep 2014

The Absurdity of Gratuity: Why Our Culture of Unpaid, Tipped Work is Bad for Our Society

Last week, I read a thoughtful article on this site by Jamal Frederick entitled “Tipping While Black- The Struggles of a Black Barman.” I encourage you to read it. It offers keen insight into the racial attitudes and discrepancies characteristic of tipped service work. It also reinforced the strong opinions

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