Voter-enacted ballot Measure FF, which raises the minimum wage in Oakland from $9 to $12.25/hour, became effective March 2. The measure, which passed with an 82 percent majority in November, requires employers to provide [...]
Senator Mark Leno has introduced legislation designed to help lift California’s low-wage earners out of poverty. Senate Bill 3 – to raise the state’s minimum wage to $11 an hour in 2016 and $13 in [...]
A number of Oakland fast-food workers walked off their jobs Thursday to support demands for wage increases of $15 an hour and union rights at a rally inside the Oakland McDonald’s at Telegraph Avenue and [...]
By Vanessa Ochavillo, Sacramento Bee At Krazy Mary’s Boutique in midtown Sacramento, owner Mary Kawano is already accommodating the state’s new minimum wage of $9 a hour, which went into effect Tuesday.
Business owners and workers in Oakland are debating Councilmember Larry Reid’s proposal to raise the city’s minimum wage to $10.20 an hour, which would be adjusted for inflation each year and would go into effect [...]