Sunday, May 9, 2021

Tag: Nurses

Union workers to rally at ParkMerced

Janitors and maintenance workers lost their jobs when developer hired a new contractor By Tim Redmond APRIL 22, 2015 – Union maintenance workers and janitors, backed by a broad labor and...

Prosperity, poverty, and really bad planning

You may not have heard of the Economic Prosperity Strategy -- but it's an alarming, dangerous proposal that could impact the future of San Francisco and the Bay Area...

New SF General Hospital name to be decided at the ballot

Mark Zuckerberg agrees that the San Franciscans who paid for the hospital with their tax dollars should decide its name; maybe "Empress Hospital" after the Widow Norton? By Ivonne D.B....

In Richmond, a battle over a council seat — and the role of grassroots groups

Should four members of a community-based organization control the City Council? Why is that so frightening? By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 24, 2015 – The Richmond City Council meets tonight to try...

Don’t be a Stanford asshole

David Talbot talks about different world visions for young educated workers from The Farm. JANUARY 26, 2015 -- Editor’s note: Early Sunday morning, I made my way down to the...

Democratic Party in SF faces a question: Should Airbnb pay its back taxes?

Obama wants to end tax breaks for big corporations; will his party in SF go along? By Tim Redmond JANUARY 22, 2015 – The San Francisco Democratic Party has moved to...

Ballot measure targeting Airbnb headed for November 2015 election

by Tim Redmond with Manissa Maharawal and Erin McElroy NOVEMBER 25, 2014 – Former Sup. Aaron Peskin, standing in front of the headquarters of Airbnb yesterday, explained why the company...

Kaiser is big, rich, and can afford to meet the nurses’ union demands

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 17, 2014 – The two-day strike by nurses at Kaiser attracted a fair amount of news coverage – and forced the health-care giant to take out...

Tom’s Town: We still don’t elect our elected officials

By Tom Temprano NOVEMBER 14, 2014 -- As the game of backroom baseball to decide who the Mayor appoints as a replacement for the Sacramento-bound David Chiu carries on in...

Big hospitals get tax breaks for community benefits — but don’t earn them

Editor’s note: As Kaiser nurses walk the picket lines (we will be reporting more on the strike later this week) it’s worth noting that these “nonprofit” hospitals aren’t all...