Stories about Workers

City College panel wants to slow down big administrative salary hikes

Budget committee seeks outside audit before approving hefty raises for senior officials at a time when the school is cutting classes.

Enola Gay and the witchy origin of the first AIDS protest

35 years later, the 'Blood & Money' ritual outside Livermore Lab reveals the intricacy of SF's protest movement.

Outside money starts to pour into D5 supe race

$10K from IBEW national office suggests the flow of independent-expenditure cash is about the become a flood.

Haney seeks big increase in developer fees for housing

Planners and developers freaking out over proposal to make offices pay more of the cost of the housing impacts they create.

SF’s PG&E buyout makes political — and economic — sense

At the price the city is offering, SF could net half a billion dollars a year -- and get cleaner power.

Will Breed make a real change at City Planning?

John Rahaim is stepping down, after 12 years of urban planning disaster. Who's next?

‘If you’re done with poverty, build your union’

Labor leader Sara Nelson—credited with spurring the end of the government shutdown—on Hong Kong, labor history, and affordable housing.

Screen Grabs: Two of our favorite movies this year

Plus: John Carpenter Film Fest, Give Me Liberty, Adam, The Amazing Jonathan Documentary, California Independent Film Festival, more

‘American Factory’ a tale of two blue collars: US and Chinese

Obamas' project for Netflix yields an eye-opening doc that shows how one innovative solution to a factory closing went awry.

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.