Extending Collective Bargaining Rights to Tenants: Early Lessons from San Francisco’s Union-at-Home Ordinance

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Please join the UC Berkeley Labor Center and Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco for a conversation about the early successes and challenges of San Francisco’s Union-At-Home ordinance. The ordinance, which took effect in April 2022, is a first-in-the-nation law that extends collective-bargaining rights to San Francisco tenants.

During this webinar, a UCB Labor Center research team will present a short overview of their findings from an implementation study of the Union-At-Home ordinance. Afterwards, the research team will moderate a panel discussion with four people who have been deeply involved in tenant organizing at the local, state, and national levels. Panelists will discuss the importance of tenant organizing, the strengths and weaknesses of San Francisco’s ordinance, and what it would take to expand the model to other cities and to state and federal levels.

Panelists include:

  • Lenea Maibaum, Organizer, Tenants of Corporate Landlords, Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco
  • Maria Toriche, San Francisco Tenant
  • Katie Goldstein, Director of Housing and Healthcare Campaigns, Center for Popular Democracy
  • Deepa Varma, Program and Campaign Director, Tenants Together

Please register via Zoom if you plan to attend. Don’t miss this exciting lunchtime event!

Thursday, February 16, 2023
12:00-1:00pm PST

El evento se realiza en i inglés y español.
Via Zoom

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