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A woman opens the door to an Uber/Lyft car on Market Street in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Union demands SF make Uber, Lyft, pay for drivers’ business licenses

Uber and Lyft drivers facing more than $600 in late fees and…

 

Protesters demonstrate outside a McDonald's restaurant in Oakland. SEIU's state council announced an initiative Tuesday, that would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020 and require at least six paid sick days a year, double the number now offered to low-wage workers.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Two unions battle for $15 hourly minimum wage in California

SACRAMENTO — The state's largest union said Tuesday that it has filed…

 

KATE CONGER/THE S.F. EXAMINERLabor organizers and workers protest outside Apple's flagship store in San Francisco on July 23.

Apple security contractors protest working conditions in SF

Security officers for Apple are protesting outside the company's flagship store in…

 

Godofredo Vasquez/2012 s.f. examiner file photoDozens of labor unions negotiating new contracts with San Francisco have pointed to the improving economy and the rising cost of living as they seek more benefits.

SF labor unions asking for pay raises amid hostile cost-of-living environment

Pointing to a soaring cost of living throughout the Bay Area, San…

Godofredo Vasquez/2012 s.f. examiner file photoDozens of labor unions negotiating new contracts with San Francisco have pointed to the improving economy and the rising cost of living as they seek more benefits.
COURTESY RENDERINGA rendering shows the proposed Apple store at Union Square.

Union trying to organize Apple workers takes issue with SF store design

Apple Inc.’s plans for a boxy showpiece store in Union Square received…

COURTESY RENDERINGA rendering shows the proposed Apple store at Union Square.
EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBay Area Bike Share's proposed expansion to more than 7

As clock ticks, little movement in BART talks

A date for a settlement in BART's labor dispute remains unclear, as…

EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBay Area Bike Share's proposed expansion to more than 7
AP Photo/Ben Margot

BART to resume service, no deal reached with union

OAKLAND — Commuter rail service will resume Friday following a strike, after…

AP Photo/Ben Margot
AP Photo/The Contra Costa Times

No deal reached in BART transit talks

Bay Area transit officials warned commuters late Wednesday to make alternate transit…

AP Photo/The Contra Costa Times
Kate Conger/The S.F. Examiner

As BART contract talks stretch on, strike enters Day 3

OAKLAND - The BART strike has entered a third day, as contract…

Kate Conger/The S.F. Examiner
Daniel Berehulak/2010 Getty Images file photoWhile Apple’s website touts unionization at the tech giant’s Chinese manufacturer

Apple also outsources work here at home

One way to make Apple CEO Tim Cook uncomfortable is to mention…

Daniel Berehulak/2010 Getty Images file photoWhile Apple’s website touts unionization at the tech giant’s Chinese manufacturer
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSpeaking out : Unionized workers protest conditions at SFO in April 2012.

Baggage screener whistle-blowers fear retribution from employer

Union whistle-blowers at Covenant Aviation Security say they are not motivated by…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSpeaking out : Unionized workers protest conditions at SFO in April 2012.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoRevenue: Some members of SEIU Local 1021 are advocating for Supervisor John Avalos’ tax proposal but are willing to compromise.

Opposing sides seek accord on tax reforms

Tying increased business registration fees to the Consumer Price Index could be…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoRevenue: Some members of SEIU Local 1021 are advocating for Supervisor John Avalos’ tax proposal but are willing to compromise.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerCity employees of the Service Employees Union Local 1021 picketed outside the Hall of Justice today protesting the most recent pay cuts.

San Francisco court workers go on one-day strike

Court proceedings were thrown into disarray Monday when workers upset about pay…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerCity employees of the Service Employees Union Local 1021 picketed outside the Hall of Justice today protesting the most recent pay cuts.

San Francisco mayoral hopefuls reject private guards at hospitals

For three years, the Mayor’s Office and the Department of Public Health…

Mayor's pension reform lacks union’s endorsement

The City’s largest labor union, representing about half the workforce, has yet…

Dropkick Murphys rock out in support of Wisconsin union workers

Guinness-powered Irish-American rockers the Dropkick Murphys have always been something of a…

SEIU buys Obamacare waivers

Via Glenn Reynolds, I see that three SEIU chapters have been granted…

Local Tea Party group may have uncovered massive vote fraud in Texas

The Examiner’s Mark Tapscott wrote about this story over a week ago,…

Big Labor Day

Big Business, Big Government, and Big Labor — as Examiner colleague Michael…

SEIU adopts protest-by-intimidation on the home front

Recently, some 500 protesters led by the Service Employees International Union gathered…