By a 4-1 vote, the City of Richmond passed a rent control and just cause eviction law on Tuesday, July 21. This is a watershed moment for renters throughout the region and the state, as it’s the first new rent control law in California in decades.
Progress on the UC funding debate? (Comments Off)
With state budget hearings upon us, where does the hostage crisis that began with UC regents threatening to hike student tuition by as much as 28 percent absent piles of additional state money stand today?
AFSCME 3299 & CALIFORNIA LABOR FEDERATION CALL ON UC TO SUPPORT EQUAL PAY FOR ITS SUBCONTRACTORS (0)
San Francisco: As State and Federal lawmakers struggle to address the growing problems of poverty and income inequality, AFSCME 3299 President Kathryn Lybarger, California Labor Federation Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski and others today publicly called upon UC President Janet Napolitano to support SB 376 (Lara)—a measure that would guarantee that the employees of private firms providing contract services to the University are paid commensurate wages as career UC employees performing the same jobs.