On Monday Labor & Community honored Belva Davis at the annual Labor & Community MLK Day breakfast organized by the San Francisco Labor Council and the NorCal MLK Foundation. The last time Belva Davis interviewed me was at the Democratic Convention in Charlotte last fall.Happy New Year 2015 from Executive Director Tim Paulson
Nationally the rich are still getting richer and hoarding their profits and earnings while wages stagnate and health care costs continue to rise – but here in San Francisco the Labor Council can still look at 2014 and be proud of standing up for and winning many battles for workers.Board of Supervisors Unanimously Passes Retail Workers Bill of Rights
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the Retail Workers Bill of Rights, a potentially precedent-setting package of legislation to address abusive scheduling practices at corporate retailers. The legislation is expected to pass a second vote by the board and be signed into law by the mayor in the next few weeks.