The Westin

The wait is over. Football season, with all its intrigue, triumph and heartbreak, is back. That means parties will be thrown, jerseys will be worn and beer will be consumed in great amounts. The choices of brews available in your local supermarket or liquor store could practically stretch the length of a football field, but…

President Donald Trump vowed to bring back American manufacturing. Another factory, however, is closing its doors thanks to his tariffs. TIME Magazine reports: “A South Carolina plant that assembles televisions using Chinese parts plans to shut down and lay off nearly all its employees because of new tariffs imposed by the Trump Administration, the company…

By Jacob Bourne This year’s Labor Day holiday marked a historic gathering of labor advocates from the Bay Area and beyond. The first Labor Day Together! picnic was held at Snow Park in Oakland, bridging the gap between four counties represented by the San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa and San Mateo Labor Councils who organized…

Incredibly, a conservative media personality’s patriotic clothing line is not made in America. Business Insider reports: “Fox News commentator Tomi Lahren announced Friday that her ‘Freedom’ athleisure line is not made in the United States. After the line was announced a week earlier, critics were quick topoint out the range of sports bras, leggings, and other…

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…

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…

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