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CA set for nation’s highest minimum wage

CA set for nation’s highest minimum wage

Their Own Worst Enemy: Dem Squabble Stalls California Minimum Wage Bill

CA wrestles with minimum wage domino effect

. Forging ahead with plans to take minimum wages to new highs, California’s San Francisco Bay Area has touched off tit-for-tat increases, deepening fears that the region’s high cost of living has become a business-killer. A growing dilemma “Berkeley’s City Council approved a hike in June 2014 that will lift the minimum wage to $12.53 by […]

Should All Workers Be Paid At Least $15 An Hour?

Gov. Brown opposes CA minimum wage hike

Gov. Brown opposes CA minimum wage hike

. Opening another fissure with members of his own party, Gov. Jerry Brown has come down on the opposite side of a proposed statewide increase in the minimum wage. Changing course In an indication of the mood in the governor’s office, Brown’s number-crunchers came down hard on the proposed hike. Kristin Shelton, the state’s budget program […]

$15 Minimum Wage Advocacy Group Posts Facebook Job Listing That Pays $12 An Hour

$15 Minimum Wage Advocacy Group Posts Facebook Job Listing That Pays $12 An Hour

. A simple Facebook comment exploded into a big reveal on the hypocrisy of some groups spearheading the fight for a $15 minimum wage. “It was a paid advertisement that came through on social media,” Cody McLaughlin told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “I thought it was funny so I posted a comment.” Republished with […]

Minimum Wage Increases=Minimum Jobs

This week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to follow in San Francisco’s footsteps by raising their minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour by 2020. Los Angeles need look no further than its California neighbor, San Francisco, to see the negative effects of increasing the minimum wage. The city of San Francisco, which […]

Minimum Wage – It’s All About Perception!

Minimum Wage – It’s All About Perception!

By  Dave Bego  , Recently, the “Fight for Fifteen” demonstrations at McDonald’s and Wal-Mart stores across the country have sparked empathy in the news coverage by the main stream media. The liberal coverage of these outlets portrays employees as being taken advantage of and in need of increased wages and benefits. As with most things […]

State senate committee approves minimum wage hike

By Dave Roberts . California’s minimum wage workers will receive a 62.5 percent raise over three years if Senate Bill 3 is approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. The Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee recently passed the bill on a 4-1 party line vote. It was only a year and […]

Minimum Wage Hikes Hurt the Economy and the Poor

Minimum Wage Hikes Hurt the Economy and the Poor

By Jon Coupal California has raised its minimum wage four times over the past 13 years, cure with each increase outpacing the federal minimum wage. California’s current minimum wage is 138% of the federal level, cure and with the impending statewide increase mandated by current law in 2016, California will have the highest minimum wage […]

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