We’re sure you recognize many of the acronyms in the above headline, but not to worry…we’ll decode the alphabet soup. Today is International Women’s Day (IWD), a day on which event organizers encourage people worldwide to help forge a more gender-balanced world by “celebrating women’s achievement, raising awareness against bias and taking action for equality.…

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Teachers in Oakland enjoyed a number of successes, including a pay raise, after their walkout last week. Vox reports: “On Sunday, the local teachers union and school officials in Oakland cut a deal after more than a year of contract negotiations. While the city’s 2,000-plus teachers didn’t get everything they demanded during the strike, they got a…

By Paul Burton The City Council in Daly City voted recently to raise the minimum wage in the city to $15 an hour by January 2021. After a second vote January 14, San Mateo County’s most populous city will join San Mateo, Belmont, and Redwood City in passing a minimum wage ordinance that brings minimum…

Chevrolet will have one less Ohio plant in production on Wednesday. Reuters reports: “General Motors Co said on Monday it expects to end production of the Chevrolet Cruze at its Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant on Wednesday, the first of five plants it is idling this year in North America. A GM spokesman said the company…