Forced Arbitration Stacks Deck Against Workers

Posted June 25, 2015 by Steve Smith

When you start a new job, you expect to fill out a pile of paperwork relating to your employment. What you don’t expect is for your boss to slip in a document that effectively nullifies your rights as a worker
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Pawns in SEIU’s Game

Posted June 25, 2015 by CAL WINSLOW

California’s healthcare unions are being reorganized. Again! The Service Employees International Union (SEIU), still the country’s second biggest union at just under 2 million members, has announced the creation of a new local union: statewide Local 2015 with 280,000 members,
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted June 24, 2015 by

Subject: A Moratorium on SF Jobs? Randy Re Housing on West Side; i.e. Richmond District San Francisco is a peninsula. It can only take so much growth.  If you believe job development, population growth, housing is a good thing go
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SF’s Top 5 Unmet Needs

Posted June 23, 2015 by

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is expected to approve the 2015-16 budget this week, after the quietest budget process in years. Skyrocketing revenue has avoided the big budget fights, but key needs remain unmet. Limiting my choices to what
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Armed Violence in the Heartland: Our Jihadis and Theirs

Posted June 23, 2015 by Tom Engelhardt

Consider this paragraph a holding action on the subject of getting blown away in America. While I write this dispatch, I’m waiting patiently for the next set of dispiriting killings in this country. And I have faith. Before I’m done,
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted June 22, 2015 by

Subject: An Ode to the Gay Best Friend I am a gay man, and if anyone referred to me as their ‘gay best friend’, I would consider that a homophobic statement. Really? How incredibly offensive. I’m glad Ms. Haberman has
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted June 22, 2015 by

Subject: The SF Examiner’s Real History The Examiner’s headline would make you think that the whole 799 mile pipe line was blown up. In the first paragraph it said a 2 inch hole was discovered in the pipe line… I
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