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Minimum Wage Increase Goes Into Effect In San Jose, San Francisco

Workers in San Jose will now earn $10 an hour and those in San Francisco will make $10.74.

01/01/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Laws: Registering Rifles, Transgender Teens, Ban On Bulbs, More

An array of new and sometimes controversial laws hits January 1st, 2014.

12/27/2013

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New Year Bringing Minimum Wage Increases For Bay Area Cities

January 1 will bring increases in the minimum wage in San Francisco and San Jose—two of the Bay Area’s largest cities. Meanwhile, California’s minimum wage will also increase later in 2014.

12/26/2013

A wage protest at the McDonalds at 14th and Jackson streets in Oakland (CBS)

East Bay Fast Food Workers Walk Off The Job In Bid For Higher Pay

Fast-food workers in Oakland and throughout the East Bay walked off the job Thursday to participate in protests as part of a nationwide movement aimed at boosting their pay and benefits, an organizer said.

12/05/2013

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Restaurateur Explains Why He’s Happy with SJ’s Increased Minimum Wage

Friday marked six months since San Jose raised its minimum wage from $8 to $10 an hour.

10/11/2013

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

Governor Brown Signs Bill Creating New $10 California Minimum Wage

The legislation signed Wednesday will raise the current minimum of $8 an hour to $9 on July 1, 2014, and then to $10 on Jan. 1, 2016.

09/25/2013

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

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Brown Supports Raising California Minimum Wage To $10 An Hour

Governor Jerry Brown says he supports legislation what would increase California’s minimum wage from $8 to $10 an hour by 2015.

09/12/2013

Fast food workers and their supporters take part in a nationwide strike outside a McDonald's fastfood outlet demanding higher wages and the right to form a union on August 29, 2013 in Los Angeles. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Fast-Food Workers Strike For Higher Wages

Workers walked off the job Thursday at about 30 East Bay fast-food restaurants from Richmond to Fremont as part of a national movement aimed at boosting their pay and benefits.

08/29/2013

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SF Giants Pay $545K In Back Wages, Damages After Fed Probe

Federal officials said the San Francisco Giants have paid nearly $545,000 in back wages and damages to dozens of clubhouse and administrative employees for violations of minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping laws.

08/29/2013

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