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UCSF agrees to hire more San Francisco residents for hospital project
San Francisco Business Times

Under pressure from unemployed residents of the nearby Bayview-Hunter’s Point neighborhood, UC San Francisco officials said Friday they’re “voluntarily committing” to hiring at least 20 percent of construction workers this year for its new Mission Bay hospital from within San Francisco’s city limits. The biomedical university, which began building the $1.5 billion, much-anticipated hospital last month, said Jan. 28 it will start hiring a workforce “averaging at least 20 percent San Francisco residents” during the project’s first year, with a higher rate each subsequent year.