Stories about Labor

Beyond the valley of the gig economy

'Raw Deal' author Steven Hill on Uber tech, the perils of California ideologies, and the twilight of the elites.

Gig economy horror stories frame supes hearing

Uber and Lyft have 'disrupted' lives and undermined labor laws, testimony shows

From ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to Frameline: Kate Walsh on acting and activism

As rom-com 'Sell By' premieres at LGBTQ fest, the screen favorite speaks about the importance of gay friends and Planned Parenthood.

Oakland budget fight focuses on city revenue

The money's there -- so why is the city failing to fund critical services?

An audience with Marc Huestis, ‘Impresario of Castro Street’

Jousting with Harvey Milk, hosting Hollywood royalty, kicking crystal meth: The hometown hero's juicy new memoir has it all.

SF rent control turns 40

Don't take it for granted -- tenant protections were and are a constant, long, grassroots struggle.

SF pays $58,000 for Uber and Lyft rides

City employees reimbursed for 1,664 rides in the past year with companies that have labor trouble and are trying to destroy public transit -- and that violates city policy.

Pride time: 6 quick picks at the National Queer Arts Festival

Femme crips, man-haters, precarious lives, post-colonial mothering, and the queer intifada take center stage at the monthlong fest.

The tensions are going to emerge at the Dem Con this weekend

Nasty tactics in race for party chair reveal larger schisms between leadership and grassroots.

The Democrats come to town: Convention preview

The heated race for party chair. Plus: Should we expect disruptions (the Party doesn't want any) ... and a guide to local convention events.