Minimum wage

San Francisco, Oakland Mayors Seek $15 Minimum Wage StatewideThe mayors of San Francisco and Oakland met with workers Tuesday to express their support for a statewide proposition that would increase the minimum wage by $1 each year beginning in 2017 and continue for the next five years.
San Jose Minimum Wage Not Going Up In 2016 Due To Consumer Price Index DropThousands of people who work in San Jose who earn minimum wage thought they would be getting a raise on January 1st. But a lower Consumer Price Index means their wages will stay at $10.30 an hour next year.
$13 Minimum Wage For University Of California Employees Goes Into EffectThe University of California’s plan to raise the minimum wage for all workers systemwide took effect Thursday, the first of three incremental raises expected to bring wages to at least $15 an hour by 2017.
University of California Announces Minimum Wage Increase To $15/Hour By 2017The minimum wage for University of California employees and contract workers will increase to $15 an hour by fall 2017.
California State Sen. Mark Leno Wants To Raise State Minimum Wage To $13 An HourCalifornia state Sen. Mark Leno is pushing a plan to raise the state's minimum wage to $13 an hour, but some critics say the wage increase would be a "job killer".
San Francisco Chronicle Cuts News Vendors Due To Rising Minimum WagesIt's the end of an era for a fixture on city streets and transit stations. San Francisco Chronicle newspaper vendors are packing up their last editions all because of a rising minimum wage.
$15 Minimum Wage, Expanded Benefits Approved For Facebook ContractorsThe changes have already been put in place for cooks, janitors and security guards at the company's Menlo Park headquarters.
Emeryville Approves Highest Minimum Wage In The Country At Nearly $16 An HourThe ordinance goes into effect July 1st and by 2019, the city’s minimum wage will go up to nearly $16 an hour.
San Francisco Minimum Wage Rises To $12.25 An Hour; Ties Oakland For Highest In NationStarting Friday, San Francisco will join the city of Oakland in having the highest minimum wage in the nation as it increases its minimum wage from $11.05 to $12.25.
Berkeley Protesters Shut Down Intersection During Call For $15 Minimum WageHundreds of fast food workers and their supporters marching through the streets of downtown Berkeley Wednesday evening shut down the intersection of Shattuck and University as they were calling for a $15 minimum wage, police and protesters said.
Seattle CEO Cuts His Own Pay To Give Workers $70,000 Minimum Wage Amid Fight Over Income InequalityWhile fast food workers across the country and San Francisco are demanding restaurant chains pay them a $28,000 yearly salary, one Seattle CEO is taking matters into his own hands to fight income inequality.
Fast-Food Workers Storm San Francisco McDonald's To Demand $15/Hour Wages; Similar Protests Across U.S.Fast-food workers calling for $15 an hour are picking up some more allies around the Bay Area Wednesday.