SEIU deal could undermine progressive coalition


I stumbled on the oddest deal on a union-gossip website, but I've checked it out and it's really happening -- and it could be a total trainwreck for progressive politics in San Francisco.Read more »

SEIU makes noise in City Hall


SEIU Local 1021 workers say ‘’our message was heard” after about 300 marched into City Hall April 30. The city workers marched around the rotunda and then visited the offices of Sups Mar, Campos and Kim and Mayor Ed Lee, demanding that health care costs do not increase in ongoing contract negotiations with the city.

The city has already taken pay cuts that the union had been loudly protesting off the table. 

“We’re making progress, but not enough progress,” said Local 1021 field organizer Frank Martin del Campo.Read more »