California Garment Workers To Be Paid Hourly Instead of Per Item ProducedCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday approved what he termed a “nation-leading” law requiring the garment industry to pay workers by the hour instead of for each piece of clothing they produce.
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.
Salvation Army Sued Over Failure To Pay Minimum Wage For Work Required Of People In RehabA lawsuit filed Friday in San Francisco Superior Court touched off a potentially far-reaching battle against the Salvation Army, challenging the nonprofit's failure to pay for the work it requires from the individuals in its drug and alcohol treatment programs.
Minimum Wage Hike Helps Workers During Pandemic But Timing Is Tough For BusinessesRaising the minimum wage will certainly help a lot of workers, but during a pandemic some struggling business owners in Alameda say the timing is a bit awkward.
Bank of America Raising Employees Minimum Wage To $20The American job market remains tight, and banks are scrambling to find people who want to work at their branches. That's why Bank of America is raising its minimum wage to $20 an hour in 2020 — a year earlier than expected.
Uber And Lyft Push Back Against Bill That Would Reclassify 'Gig' WorkersRide-sharing companies on Friday were continuing to push California legislators to come up with a new classification for workers that falls somewhere between "company employee" and "independent contractor."
Uber, Lyft Threaten $60 Million California Ballot MeasureUber and Lyft threated Thursday to spend at least $60 million on a California ballot measure if they can't reach a deal with unions and lawmakers on legislation that would change the rights of gig workers.
Uber, Lyft Propose $21/Hour Minimum Wage For Drivers After Wave Of ProtestsUber and Lyft, the two biggest rideshare companies, are telling their drivers they are willing to compromise with a proposal that includes a minimum wage of $21 per hour.
Rideshare Drivers Protest At Uber Headquarters, Demand Better Working ConditionsUber and Lyft drivers chanted and cheered outside the Uber headquarters building in San Francisco on Friday as they delivered a letter demanding negotiations for better working conditions.
Minimum Wage Hikes, New Laws Taking Effect In Several Bay Area CitiesThe first day of July ushered in numerous new laws and statutes take effect in several Bay Area cities, including higher minimum wages and higher sales tax rates.
Google To Require Benefits, Minimum Wage For ContractorsGoogle said Tuesday it will require staffing companies it works with to pay workers at least $15 an hour and give them health benefits.
Minimum Wage Increase To $15/Hour Won't Solve Bay Area's Affordable Housing CrisisOn New Year’s Day the minimum wage increased to $15 per hour or more for nearly a dozen Bay Area cities, but experts say it still won’t help lower-paid workers get out of the housing crisis.
Amazon Announces $15 Minimum Wage For All US EmployeesAmazon is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour for all US employees.
San Francisco's Minimum Hourly Wage Bumps To $15 On July 1San Francisco is the first major city in California to hit the magic $15 mark, but it won't be the last.
Tahoe's Azure Splendor Leaves Low-Wage Workers BlueThe Lake Tahoe you see in the vacation ads is pristine Alpine grandeur but, for thousands of low-wage workers, that Tahoe is mostly a mirage.