By Jacob Bourne An animated gathering of labor activists and speakers filled a banquet hall for the San Francisco Labor Council’s Pre-Labor Day Breakfast on August 30 at the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway in San Francisco. Keynote Speaker Sara Nelson, International President of Association of Flight Attendants CWA, attributed the existence of Labor Day to…

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Labor celebrations are plentiful in the Bay Area. Join in solidarity! San Francisco Labor Council Annual Pre-Labor Day Breakfast When: Friday, Aug. 30 at 8 a.m. Where: Holiday Inn Golden Gateway 1500 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco Admission: $75. For a table of 10, $750 Sara Nelson, international president of the Flight Attendants union will…

The Santa Monica City Council recently voted unanimously in favor of a historic ordinance dubbed a “Housekeeper Bill of Rights.” Santa Monica became the first city council in the country to enact such an ordinance, which includes more robust measures that any previously passed law to protect hospitality sector workers. The ordinance includes protections against…

SAG-AFTRA has reelected its president after a four-way race that included Matthew Modine. The Hollywood Reporter reports: “SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris was reelected with a plurality for another two-year term, the union said Thursday morning, capping a bitterly fought battle against Matthew Modine, as well as Jane Austin and two lesser known candidates. In a…

He is known informally as the Mayor. Because as he makes the rounds at Citi Field during the course of his work day, Greg Ingram seems to know everybody, and everybody knows him. “I’m always a people person,” said Ingram. “That’s what I like most about my job: the people.” In 1984, the fresh-out-of-high-school Bronx…