Alameda County supes will investigate Alameda Health System; propose new governance model

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors will investigate allegations made by hospital workers that Alameda Health System hospitals were unprepared for the pandemic and have failed to protect employees during the covid-19 crisis, they said this week. In addition, Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan said she will present an alternative governance model for oversight of … Continue reading Alameda County supes will investigate Alameda Health System; propose new governance model

Expecting Alameda councilmember demands an area at City Hall for breast-feeding mothers

Alameda City Hall is one of the least modern centers of local government in the East Bay. The building lacks basic amenities and, for employees, particularly women, the lack of a dedicated room for breast-feeding is likely illegal. In a council referral scheduled for Tuesday night, Alameda Councilmember Malia Vella, who is pregnant, is calling … Continue reading Expecting Alameda councilmember demands an area at City Hall for breast-feeding mothers

ACTransit first to issue support for labor unions ahead of critical SCOTUS decision

The AC Transit Board of Directors became the first local government body to issue support for labor unions as its ability to gain new members could be diminished soon by an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court ruling.