Bay Area Inflation Fears Rise Along With Price of GoodsConsumer Price Index data released Wednesday shows that prices jumped by an annual rate of 6.2 percent last month, the fastest rise in more than 30 years. It’s raising fears of inflation among economists and consumers alike.
San Francisco's Minimum Wage Raised 25 Cents to $16.32 Per HourThe minimum wage in San Francisco rose 25 cents to $16.32 per hour Thursday after the latest annual increase tied to the Consumer Price Index.
COVID Recovery: As Pandemic Eases, Concerns About Inflation EmergeAs we turn the corner on the pandemic, prices for gas, groceries and other goods are going up, which is causing concerns about inflation.
Bay Area Consumer Prices Rising Faster Than Prices NationwideConsumer prices in the Bay Area rose faster than prices nationwide over the last 12 months, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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.
Minimum Wage Increase Goes Into Effect In San Jose, San FranciscoWorkers in San Jose will now earn $10 an hour and those in San Francisco will make $10.74.