Bay Area Workers Earning Nearly 50 Percent More Than Average U.S. EmployeeSan Francisco-area workers earn around 47 percent more than the U.S. average, according to statistics released today by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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.
Women Earning More Than Men In Some East Bay CitiesWomen are out-earning men in a few East Bay cities, according to a new study.
Minimum Wage Hike Hits Oakland Chinatown Shop, Restaurant Owners HardSome shop owners in Oakland’s Chinatown say business is down, and they are struggling to stay afloat after the city’s minimum wage increased to over $12-an-hour, making it the highest in the country.
Get Ready To Pay More At Oakland Restaurants As Minimum Wage Law Kicks InThe minimum wage in Oakland will jump $3 in less than weeks and restaurants from Piedmont to Jack London Square are still figuring out how they are going to stay alive.
SF Women's Group Members Recognize 'Equal Pay Day' At Board Of Supes MeetingMembers from a women’s organization recognized Tuesday as Equal Pay Day at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday afternoon and called on city leaders to support equal pay for women.
San Jose Wins Arbitration Battle Against Police UnionOn Thursday, retired judge John A. Flaherty formally declined to restore the 10% cut in wages imposed on police officers in 2011, as San Jose was struggling to balance its budget amidst a struggling economy.
Facebook COO Extols Video Games For Young GirlsOne of Facebook’s leaders is urging parents to let their daughters play video games because it is one way to close the gender gap in computer science.
San Francisco Firefighter Salaries Grew During RecessionDespite some labor concessions over the past two years, San Francisco firefighters still make nearly 20 percent more than their counterparts in other parts of the Bay Area, according to city officials.