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Minimum Wage Increase

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Proposes To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour By 2018

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Tuesday afternoon introduced a proposed measure that would gradually bump San Francisco’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by July 2018.

06/10/2014

A man works inside of a fast food restaurant. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

San Francisco Labor Activists Seek $15/Hour Minimum Wage By 2017

Under the proposed initiative, which will need thousands of signatures to qualify for the November ballot, the minimum wage at businesses with fewer than 100 employees would increase to $13 an hour in 2015; $14 by 2016 and $15 by 2017.

04/07/2014

Wal-Mart employee checks the stock in a food aisle. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Richmond Moves Closer To Having State’s Highest Minimum Wage

On a first reading of the proposal Tuesday night, the Richmond City Council voted to hike the minimum wage to $12.30 an hour.

03/19/2014

People wait in line at a fast food restaurant. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Approve $10 An Hour Minimum Wage

California’s minimum wage would rise to $10 an hour within three years under a bill passed Thursday by the state Legislature, making it one of the highest rates in the nation.

09/12/2013

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San Jose Voters To Decide On Minimum Wage Increase In November

Voters in San Jose will get to decide on a measure to increase the city’s minimum wage to $10 now that the proposal has made the November ballot.

04/25/2012

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