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Protesters demanding fair wages gather at San Francisco City College's Mission Campus in strike on April 27. Photo by Laura Waxmann

City College Students, Faculty Demand Fair Wages in Day-Long Strike

Some 25 teachers and students gathered on Wednesday morning at the Mission District Campus of City College to denounce unfair labor practices at the community college stemming from low wages paid to teachers. The chants...
File photo: Ilyich Sato, also known as the rapper Equipto, speaks at a community meeting about police shootings. Photo by Lola M. Chavez

Mother and Son Will Begin Hunger Strike Today at SF Mission District Police Station

A group of Mission activists announced today that they will stage a hunger strike, beginning Thursday, April 21, until San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee steps down or Police Chief Greg Suhr is fired. Rapper Equipto (whose legal...
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Protesters March Against Police Use of Force in SF Mission

In response to deadly shootings at the hands of police nationwide, members of the ANSWER coalition and other protesters marched from 24th and Mission streets to the Mission police station on Friday evening. At 6:30 p.m.,...
Domestic workers and their supporters gathered at the 24th Street Bart Plaza to rally for overtime pay protections in the industry. Photo by Laura Waxmann

Domestic Workers Rally for Overtime Pay Protections

Despite a steady downpour of rain, a group of domestic workers and their supporters gathered at the 24th Street Bart Plaza this morning, carrying posters that called for dignity and economic justice throughout the industry. With music, dance and...
Norlissa Cooper, chair of SEIU Local 1021's registered nurses industry council, leads the march in front of San Francisco General Hospital.

Union Workers Demand that SF General Hospital Hire More Nurses

Union staff and hospital workers on Thursday revived a long-standing dispute over staffing levels at San Francisco General Hospital. About 200 workers and members of Service Employees International Union Local 1021 picketed outside the hospital’s entrance at...