Residents who predate the current tech boom could benefit from having access to jobs in what has become San Francisco’s most exciting and talked-about business sector, under a plan by Mayor Ed Lee. Read More
As tech-sector jobs explode in San Francisco, city officials are considering installing a local-hiring mandate for companies.
The idea for such a requirement follows the success of a 2-year-old local-hire law for city-funded construction projects and a multimillion-dollar investment in training residents for tech jobs.
School officials want to encourage contractors to hire local workers under a resolution the Board of Education is expected to discuss in the coming weeks.
Although the San Francisco Unified School District currently encourages the practice, the resolution would firmly state the goals of the district: supporting the local workforce. Read More