One side effect of the coronavirus crisis appears to be labor unrest across the country. In California, political leaders and union advocates are pushing for new labor protections and expanded workplace rights in response to the pandemic’s impacts on workers and the economy.
The federal agency that administers disability benefits instructed state officials nationwide on Tuesday to cancel all medical appointments they manage for people claiming disability benefits. The change may delay benefits for some but open an opportunity to improve processing.
Trust in institutions, business and government is critical during times of crisis and never more so than during a worldwide pandemic that brings with it panic buying and stock market collapse.
Assembly member Phil Ting represents District 19, having been elected to that seat in 2012.
Retirement Benefits for Certain Public Employees —
Proposition C would provide health care benefits to a small subset of City Hall workers upon retirement.
John McDonnell is a business and tax attorney born and raised in San Francisco. He’s running to challenge State Assemblyman Phil Ting for the seat for District 19, which covers western San Francisco.
David Chiu, the state assembly member representing California’s District 17, the Eastern side of San Francisco, is running unopposed for re-election this year. He spoke with “Civic” about his recent legislative work.
In the final episode in our series of interviews with the candidates running for state senate, current State Senator Scott Wiener discusses his legislative record.
As part of a “Civic” series of interviews with candidates for the state Senate seat currently held by Scott Wiener, Jackie Fielder describes her platform and shares insight into her background.