San Francisco Bay employers with 50 or more full-time employees within the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (“Air District”) were required to register and offer commuter benefits to their employees as of yesterday. Violators are subject to civil penalties for the enforcement of air pollution control laws under the California Health and Safety Code, including penalties up to $10,000 per day. Employers may register online at https://commuterbenefits.511.org/.Commuter benefits are intended to encourage employees to take transit, vanpool, carpool, bicycle and walk, rather than drive alone to work. The Air District covers employers from Napa and Calistoga in the North, to Vacaville, Antioch and Brentwood in the East, to Gilroy in the South; a map of the Air District is available by clicking here.Covered employers must offer employees one or four commuter benefit options to comply with the program. A summary of the benefit options, … [Read more...] about The San Francisco Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program Starts Today!
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Employers with at least 50 full-time employees in the San Francisco Bay Area must offer commuter benefits, such as payments for commuter transit passes made with employees’ pre-tax earnings, to any employee who works at least 20 hours per week no later than September 30, 2014.Covered employers also must communicate commuter benefits information to employees, designate a commuter benefits coordinator, and register with the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program (“CBP”). The CBP is a pilot program that will be effective until December 2016. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (“Air District”) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (“MTC”) are authorized to adopt and implement the CBP.Covered EmployersThe CBP applies to all public, private, or nonprofit entities that employ at least 50 full-time employees per week in the San Francisco Bay Area. For purposes of the CBP, the Bay Area includes all of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, … [Read more...] about San Francisco Bay Area Employers Must Provide Commuter Benefits by September 30th, 2014
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By Dominic Fracassa Updated 8:41 am PDT, Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Shahira Lopez, left, stands with instructor Jeanine Nicholson, a Captain with the San Fransisco Fire Department at Camp Blaze, a firefighting camp for girls aged 16-19, Jul 29, 2016. Twenty-four girls from across the country attended the week-long camp, which teaches firefighting and leadership skills.(Genna Martin, seattlepi.com) less Shahira Lopez, left, stands with instructor Jeanine Nicholson, a Captain with the San Fransisco Fire Department at Camp Blaze, a firefighting camp for girls aged 16-19, Jul 29, 2016. Twenty-four girls from ... more Photo: GENNA MARTIN / SEATTLEPI.COM Photo: GENNA MARTIN / SEATTLEPI.COM Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Shahira Lopez, left, stands with instructor Jeanine … [Read more...] about Mayor Breed names Jeanine Nicholson as San Francisco’s new fire chief
Share Tweet Email Politics Share: Share Tweet Email EMBED <> More Videos <iframe width="476" height="267" src="https://abc7news.com/video/embed/?pid=5197826" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang appeared on a stage in Mission Bay Friday evening in front of a crowd clapping and chanting "MATH!" Share: Share Tweet Email KGO By SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang appeared on a stage in Mission Bay Friday evening in front of a crowd clapping and chanting "MATH!" A few weeks ago, a lot of people in the crowd had no idea who Yang is. The candidate's campaign picked up some serious steam after he appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience, a popular podcast. Yang made a case for universal basic income, or UBI. It's the crux of his platform. "It's going to be a bipartisan effort and we're going to be able to get this across the finish line," Yang … [Read more...] about Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang rallies in San Francisco