Should Tech/Media Companies Provide Benefits?

Should the large tech and social media companies now moving to Oakland -- a city facing a number of profound social, public safety and economic challenges -- be compelled to bring with them robust community improvement, philanthropy and job training programs? If yes, why? If no, tell us about that too.

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Workforce Agency Announces Record Number of Apprentices

By Conduit Staff

California is on track to reach 100,000 active apprentices by the end of 2020

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What You Told Us...The Supreme Court on Right to Work

By Conduit Staff

What you told us: The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule this session on the legality of so-called “right to work” states. How do you think the High Court will rule and why?

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In Case You Missed It...

Here are top development stories in Oakland during the week of May 15, 2018

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Labor Groups Differ on Impact of Athletic’s Moving to Howard Terminal Site

By Michael Orion Powell

Oakland port and city officials are cheering the approval of a second exclusive negotiating agreement with the Oakland Athletics to potentially build a new ball park on the Howard Terminal site on the Oakland Estuary. Labor union representatives, however, have strongly differing views on the controversial project.

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In Case You Missed It...(5/11/2018

Here are top development stories in Oakland during the week of May 7, 2018

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New Reader Poll: The Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule this session on the legality of so-called “right to work” states. How do you think the High Court will rule and why?

Tell us in our new Survey Monkey poll.

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Map Update (5/11/2018)

Below are proposed developments submitted to the Planning Department during the last week:

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Desired, But Not Required

Analysis: No one’s talking about a project labor agreement ordinance in Oakland

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In Case You Missed It...(5/4/2018)

Here are top development stories in Oakland during the week of April 30, 2018

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