Only a week after stiffing nonprofit workers on raises, Supervisors Scott Wiener and David Chiu are at it again.
Now the two are driving a transit set-aside ballot measure for November that will almost certainly deny nonprofits any increases next Read More »
In May I attended McDonald’s Annual Shareholder Meeting and spoke out against them using schools to market fast food to kids. I was flabbergasted when the CEO told me Ronald McDonald does not make appearances in schools and immediately thought Read More »
When Mark Bittman broke the news in the New York Times that on July 30th, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) would be introducing a bill in the House of Representatives requiring a tax on sugar sweetened beverages, you could almost hear Read More »
Supervisor David Campos introduced legislation yesterday to close a longtime loophole in San Francisco eviction laws that contribute to San Francisco’s affordability crisis.
The loophole, often referred to as a “buyout,” enables landlords to evade an official eviction by offering Read More »
A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (subscription only) finds that home-packed lunches are nutritionally lacking, as compared to school food.
As summarized by Reuters, the study’s researchers peered into the lunch boxes Read More »
On July 29th, people protested together through North Beach, the neighborhood where poet and senior Diego Deleo has lived for 40 years. He is being Ellis evicted in a neighborhood that is becoming a burgeoning “hot spot for Airbnb and Read More »
San Francisco – As the national conversation about low wage workers and income inequality continues to escalate, a coalition of labor, community and advocacy groups have come together to tackle a new issue facing low wage workers: part-time, erratic scheduling Read More »
SEIU is again being depicted as the agent for reviving the nation’s labor movement.After funding a national convention of fast food workers last weekend, SEIU is credited for framing the fast-food movement as “an economic justice movement comparable to the Read More »