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.
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.
A Tale Of Two Cities: Oakland Workers Celebrate Minimum Wage Hike As Business Owners WorryThanks 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.
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.
California Bill Would Reclassify Pro Sports Cheerleaders As Team Employees With Wage ProtectionsA Southern California lawmakers is working to improve the status of professional sports cheerleaders, who lack wage protections and rights allotted to other team workers.
'Living Wage' Requirement Approved For Companies, Non-Profits With Santa Clara County ContractsThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved its first-ever resolution to require companies and nonprofits with county contracts to pay a living wage as of July 1.
San Francisco Job Seekers Elated After Voters Approve $15-An-Hour Minimum Wage IncreaseMany seeking employment at a South of Market job fair were elated, after Tuesday’s vote in San Francisco to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
San Francisco, Oakland Voters Approve Minimum Wage Increase; SF Mayor Ed Lee Calls It 'A Good Bump'San Francisco already has the highest minimum wage in the country but voters on Tuesday pushed it even higher. Now, low-wage earners in both San Francisco and Oakland will be getting raises.
SF Voters Approve Proposition J, Will Raise Minimum Wage To $15 Per Hour By 2018San Francisco voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved Proposition J, which raises the minimum wage for employees to $12.25 per hour on May 1, 2015 -- with annual increases that would reach $15/hr by 2018.
Data Shows Unemployment Down, Growth Robust After San Jose Adopts $10 Minimum WageIt’s been two years since San Jose voted to increase its minimum wage to $10 an hour. San Jose State University professor Scott Myers-Lipton, whose students came up with the idea, is not one to rub it in.
Some Bay Area Restaurants To Begin Adding Flat 20 Percent Surcharge Instead Of TipsA handful of Bay Area restaurants will begin adding a service charge to the price of meals in lieu of tips, according to a published report.