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Measure FF supporters celebrate on the steps of Oakland's City Hall.

A Tale Of Two Cities: Oakland Workers Celebrate Minimum Wage Hike As Business Owners Worry

Thanks to Oakland’s voter-approved Measure FF, minimum wages will rise to $12.25/hour on Monday. But as this employee wages go up, so go food prices forcing some restaurants to raise prices and cut worker hours.

02/27/2015

Doctors Seek Higher Fees From Health Insurers

California Legislature Considers Paid Sick Days For All

A controversial proposal to provide all workers in California with at least three paid sick days has passed its first legislative test in Sacramento.

03/20/2014

Henry Alvarez (San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing)

Phil Matier: SF Housing Chief Opening New Restaurant While On Medical Leave

The embattled head of San Francisco’s Housing Authority, who is on paid medical leave, is apparently opening a restaurant in Berkeley with his wife. And, that’s not sitting well with at least one San Francisco lawmaker.

03/08/2013

San Jose City Hall

San Jose City Union Agrees To Curb Sick-Pay Cash Outs

The Building Inspectors’ Union agreed on Tuesday to change its sick leave benefit for new city hires who will no longer be allowed to store up unused sick days and cash them out at retirement—an arrangement that costs the city millions of dollars.

10/03/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Dealing With More Officers On Medical Leave

Already dealing with low staffing levels, the Oakland Police Department has a growing number of officers on medical leave.

06/25/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Looks To Cap Cop Sick Leave Retirement Buyouts

In the face of staggering budget cuts, San Jose’s policy of paying city workers for unused sick leave is coming under scrutiny.

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