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Today, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors is set to approve Supervisor Mark Farrell’s “Pay Parity” law, which will ban all employers from considering past salary information in determining what salary to offer the applicant. The law will also ban employers from asking past employers about an applicant’s current or past salary without the applicant’s authorization.Read more
With new reforms he is introducing today, Supervisor Mark Farrell aims to protect tenants from unlawful evictions. Under the new law, owners who oust tenants so they can move in will be required to 1. swear under oath they will follow eviction law and 2. prove they are living at the property on an ongoing basis.Read more
Today, on “Equal Pay Day,” Supervisor Mark Farrell aims to help level the playing field for women. He will introduce San Francisco’s first-ever ‘Pay Parity’ law, which bans employers from considering past salary information in determining what salary to offer the applicant. The law would also ban employers from asking past employers about an applicant’s current or past salary without the applicant’s authorization.Read more
Today Supervisor Mark Farrell announced the formation of the San Francisco Municipal Fiber Blue Ribbon Panel. The panel – composed of nationally recognized Internet access, business, and privacy experts – will make recommendations about how to bring fast and affordable Internet to San Francisco.Read more
At today’s meeting of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Supervisor Mark Farrell will introduce a first-of-its kind citywide workforce policy that will guarantee highly-skilled labor on city public works projects over $1 million, increase employment among local residents and veterans, disallow work disruptions and stoppages, and reduce overall public works project costs and delivery.