Chamber News

Supervisor Mark Farrell at the Chamber

Chamber partners heard from San Francisco District 2 Supervisor Mark Farrell Monday at the April Supes for Lunch. Supervisor Farrell discussed the growing tech economy, the city’s budget process, housing issues and measures likely to appear on the November ballot, including at least one, and possibly multiple, measures to increase the minimum wage.

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Hospitality Ordinance Coming Soon

Supervisors Jane Kim and Malia Cohen will soon introduce the Hospitality Industry Worker Retention ordinance requiring large hotels, restaurants with more than 200 employees, and concessionaires to retain existing employees for 90 days for preferential hiring purposes when undergoing a change of ownership.

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Building Consensus on Minimum Wage

Affordability continues to be a top issue facing San Francisco businesses and residents and the Chamber will participate in the consensus-building process that kicks-off today under the leadership of Mayor Ed Lee to explore a November ballot measure to increase the minimum wage.

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Victory for Commuter Shuttles

In a major win for commuters, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has rejected the baseless CEQA challenge to the SFMTA-supported commuter shuttle pilot program.

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