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28 Oct 2022

Glide Leadership Opposes Recognizing Employee Union

Earlier this month, Glide Foundation employees took the first step in unionizing by joining together to send a voluntary recognition letter to their CEO and President, Karen Hanraha. They drafted the letter to Hanraha and Glide leadership by working directly with the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local

Katy Atchison 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
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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23 Nov 2021

SFO Food Workers Will Protest Wednesday for Affordable Health Care

About 200 San Francisco International Airport workers are planning to protest Wednesday in a call for affordable health care, and they’re likely to get a good deal of attention on one of the heaviest travel days in the past two years. The people protesting are cashiers and food service employees

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14 Oct 2021

MILLS COLLEGE WORKERS RALLY FOR JOBS, UNION RECOGNITION

Thirty to 40 staff, part-time faculty and students marched and rallied Wednesday afternoon at Mills College in Oakland to retain their jobs and seek a union contract as the merger with Northeastern University gets underway, a union member said.

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29 Sep 2021

Giants’ Concession Workers Win $7/Hour Pay Raise After Strike Threat

It would have been awfully damned awkward rooting for the San Francisco Giants in the upcoming playoffs knowing that their concession workers were on strike. Like, is watching the game on TV technically crossing the picket line? How ashamed would we be if images of picketing workers were also broadcast

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08 Mar 2021

The Boycott Amazon Movement Is Underway This Week, To Support The Amazon Union

Some Amazon workers are trying to unionize right now, and as such, their union organizing effort is asking us to boycott Amazon for the week of March 7-13. That means no buying stuff on Amazon, plus they’re also asking you don’t stream anything on Amazon Prime, don’t order from Amazon

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25 Mar 2020

A global pandemic? In this economy?

By Ian Firstenberg The early stages of the coronavirus pandemic have shown us how crucial a robust guarantee of health justice is for workers.  As the coronavirus spread from a crisis to a pandemic, countries began taking unprecedented steps to quell a burgeoning disaster and hopefully lower a sizable death

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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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