The Affects of Wage Increase

Three things happen when you increase the wages of the lowest paid workers. Productivity goes up, turnover goes down and consumer spending goes up. Sounds like a win-win for everyone! Follow this link to learn more. http://irle.berkeley.edu/cwed/briefs/

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Proposed Minimum Wage in California

The people who stand to benefit the most from minimum wage hikes across California are low-income adults, most of them household bread winners, according to an analysis by UC Berkeley’s Center for Labor Research and Education. Read this story in the L.A. Times.

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Enforcing City Minimum Wage Laws in California: Best Practices and City-State Partnerships

California leads the nation on one of the most significant trends in U.S. labor standards policy in decades. Across the country but especially in California, cities are passing their own minimum wage laws, often with significantly higher wage levels than currently exist at the state or federal level. Read details on the UC Berkley Labor Center […]

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