Stories about Unions

City College trial opens with dramatic admission

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 27, 2014 – The City College accreditation trial got off to a dramatic start today with state Community College Chancellor Brice...

Politics on Tuesday: The Transbay deal gets slammed by the Chron — and may be dead anyway

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 – The staid and pro-development ol' Chron has gotten all feisty and populist on its editorial page, with a...

Guest opinion: Some reasons for hope on Labor Day

By Larry Bradshaw SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 -- On Labor Day, we celebrate the American worker – but this year, many workers wonder what the celebration...

The Karl Marx Tree: How Southern Pacific Railroad killed a socialist colony in the name of creating Yosemite National...

  By Marc Norton AUGUST 27, 2014 -- There has been considerable hoopla this summer around the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln putting his signature...

Newsom, GOP share talking points on Uber

  By Tim Redmond AUGUST 19, 2014 – Our friend the Gavster has apparently come to share an obsession with the Republican National Committee: Uber. Remember how...

Democratic Party backs tenants — narrowly

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 14, 2014 -- The biggest applause at the Democratic County Central Committee last night came about an hour and a half...

Is Chiu a key to DCCC vote on anti-speculation tax?

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 12, 2014 -- The fate of a ballot measure to curtail real-estate speculation in San Francisco could come down to a...

Oakand nonprofit execs oppose minimum wage — and earn six-figure salaries

By Darwin Bond Graham Nonprofit corporation executives are among of the most adamant opponents of raising the minimum wage in Oakland, California. A ballot initiative spearheaded...

Google demo shows solidarity between tenants and labor

By Tim Redmond JUNE 25, 2014 – Another day, another anti-Google demo, this one in front of an app developers’ conference at Moscone Center, and...

What to look for on Election Night

David Campos and David Chiu face off tonight in round one of a two-round election By Tim Redmond By Tim Redmond JUNE 3, 2014 -- The most...