News coverage featuring our members.
May 4, 2018
The colorful signs and banners at Oakland's May Day demonstration Tuesday seemed to champion an endless array of divergent causes, both local and national in scale.
Better working conditions at the Telsa factory in Fremont. A living wage ...more
April 20, 2018
Workers are pushing forward to get the Board of Supervisors to address the crisis of low-wages as workers are priced out of the Bay Area.
Read the SF Examiner article: click here to read articlemore
April 13, 2018
Despite the moving testimony by workers, the members of the Budget and Finance Committee – Supervisors Malia Cohen, Sandra Fewer and Catherine Stefani – voted to delay a decision for two weeks as they discuss linking the cost to a ...more
October 20, 2016
The San Francisco Living Wage Coalition participated in a delegation to the U.S./Mexico border to highlight the failures of the North America Free Trade Agreement in protecting the rights of workers to organize in Mexico, how the proposed ...more
December 10, 2014
SFLWC Co-Director, David Frias, talks about progress being made not only in San Francisco, but nationally.
Listen at 20 minute mark: https://kpfa.org/episode/109180/more
December 1, 2014
An interview with San Francisco Living Wage Coalition’s Co-Director, Karl Kramer, on the picket for janitor rights in front of KGO radio's office.
Listen at 56 minute mark: https://kpfa.org/episode/108642/
June 23, 2014
“I was born and raised in San Francisco but had to move to Oakland to provide for my young twins,” 24-year old working single mother Jaquayla Burton told me. “I wanted to stay near my family in the city I love and I could have if ...more
May 1, 2013
Karl Kramer talks about the current issues of the Community Jobs Program and reformations needed to improve the program.
Read more: http://www.sfbg.com/2013/05/01/scenes-struggle-economic-justicemore
December 31, 2012
Thousands of San Francisco's low-wage workers will see more added to their paycheck in the New Year.
The annual increase in the minimum wage kicks in on January 1, once again making the city's minimum wage the highest in the country ...more
December 12, 2011
David Frias and Karl Kramer on the minimum wage increase to $10.24.
David Frias works two minimum-wage jobs to squeak by in one of the most expensive cities in America.
Come New Year’s Day, he’ll have a few more coins in his ...more