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How I Learned to Love the Cloud

How I Learned to Love the Cloud
I was in the middle of my husband’s campaign for Supervisor in San Francisco and had assumed command of all the fund raising and communications. I kept meticulous records and prided myself on the database I had organized. Then one day, in the middle of July, my computer simply wouldn’t turn on....

When the Earth Shakes, Prevailing Wage Becomes Law

When the Earth Shakes, Prevailing Wage Becomes Law
I’m a fan of prevailing wage. Prevailing wage sets a minimum hourly rate on public construction projects and can include standards for health and pension benefits. In my tenure as the Business Representative for IATSE Local 16, we expanded prevailing wage in San Francisco to include theatrical...

BART Unions’ Messaging War

BART Unions’ Messaging War
A few weeks ago on this blog, FX (Crowley) wrote about the BART strike that was, and his perspective on the continued labor dispute. He concluded that the mainstream media has been overly biased toward BART management. Since then, SEIU’s president announced that if BART’s approach to bargaining...