City: Berkeley

City: Berkeley

Berkeley News - business, entertainment and technology news from Berkeley, California

City: Berkeley

City: Berkeley
Berkeley News - business, entertainment and technology news from Berkeley, California
Ruby Rugs - Berkeley CA

Hot New Modern Rug Gallery in Berkeley, RUBY RUGS Celebrates Grand Opening Party April 11

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ruby Rugs, a new art gallery style rug store, is pleased to announce its official grand opening party on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. The showroom is located at 1882 Solano Avenue in Berkeley.
Base Zero, Inc. Security

Base Zero’s New Crypto Custody Keeps Financial Institutions Safe from Theft and Fraud

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Multi-signature transaction authorization has become more secure and more convenient, thanks to Base Zero's handheld signer devices. The devices work in combination with flexible security software that smoothly integrates with existing financial systems. Base Zero institutional crypto custody enables offline safekeeping of client crypto assets while maintaining 24/7 real-time asset access and transaction capability.
5 BARS Berkeley CA

Berkeley Calif. Unanimously Votes to Enter into Agreement with 5 Bars XG to Develop Marketing and Small Cell Program

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless master plans, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced an agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions for the City of Berkeley, California. Throughout its history, Berkeley has been known for introducing creative change, that has later been adopted by other cities.
Union for Postdocs UAW

NLRB Columbia Ruling Breaks Down Major Barrier to Organizing Higher Ed Workers

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Postdoctoral scholars at the University of California applaud today’s 3-1 decision from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that will help expand the academic labor movement. Overturning a 2004 decision, the NLRB ruled that Graduate Teaching Assistants and Research Assistants at private universities are workers with organizing rights.
Stop Wage Theft

City Of Berkeley Enacts First of Its Kind Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last night, the City of Berkeley approved a first-of-its-kind local ordinance aimed at preventing wage theft on local construction projects, Smart Cities Prevail announced on July 20; authored by Councilmember Laurie Capitelli, co-sponsored by a majority of the Council and supported by construction industry trade associations and workers’ rights groups.

National Lymphedema Network Celebrates March 2016 as Lymphedema Awareness Month

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The National Lymphedema Network (NLN) is celebrating Lymphedema Awareness Month this March. The NLN kicked off the month by...
Stop Wage Theft Campaign

Stop Wage Theft Campaign to Kick Off January 26 in Berkeley

MEDIA ADVISORY: BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Smart Cities Prevail, a leading construction industry research and advocacy organization, will launch a new campaign to combat construction industry wage theft at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 26th at Berkeley City Hall.
Union for Postdocs UAW

Postdocs Urge UC to Comply with President Obama's New DOL Rule and Pay Them Fairly

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Postdoctoral scholars at UC were encouraged to learn that they would be covered by a new rule proposed by the Obama administration that would raise the salary threshold for the “bona fide professional” overtime exemption. The rule would require UC to pay the majority of the postdocs it employs for the overtime hours they work, for which they are currently not compensated.
UC postdocs rally

UC Postdocs Deliver More Than 3,000 Signatures to Chancellors Demanding a Fair Contract

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- UC postdoctoral scholars rallied at seven campuses yesterday and delivered more than 3,000 signatures demanding a fair contract to Chancellors' offices.

39 Members of Congress Join UAW to Stop Devastating Cuts to Science Programs

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Two United Auto Worker locals announced today that 39 members of the House of Representatives have joined their effort to stop the Sequester, the disastrous budgeting policy that indiscriminately cuts billions from federal research budgets, slowing the pace of innovation and forcing scientists around the country to walk away from promising projects. A letter signed by the 39 members was delivered today to Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Postdoc Union Launches Campaign Urging UC to Reimburse Employees for Contractual Health Benefits UC Unfairly Refused to Provide

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- UAW 5810, the union representing more than 6,000 postdoctoral scholars at the University of California, has launched a new online push for action urging UC to stop dragging its feet and reimburse many newly-immigrated postdocs for health care benefits it is contractually obligated to provide. The ads, which are linked to a change.org petition, can be seen here.

World Mind Network offers a Daily Snapshot of Humanity

BERKELEY, Calif. -- If the planet is becoming a "global village," how do you obtain a condensed view of what fellow villagers are thinking,...

Professionals Guild Announces Singles Dance Parties in Berkeley and Sacramento

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Professionals Guild is hosting two huge singles dance parties and mixers in July: one on Sat. 7/19 at Golden Gate Fields...

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