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Sacramento City Voters Could See $15 An Hour Minimum Wage Ballot Measure

December 22, 2015 | Ben Adler

Two months after business and labor groups reached a minimum wage increase compromise that passed the Sacramento City Council, supporters of a larger increase have submitted a ballot initiative to the city clerk's office.

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California Leads The Country In Minimum Wage

December 21, 2015 | Lesley McClurg

California workers earning minimum wage will get an extra dollar an hour at the beginning of the year. The state raised the rate from $8 to $9 in July 2014. Soon it will be $10 an hour.

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Unions Push Competing Minimum Wage, Prop 30 Initiatives

November 10, 2015 | Ben Adler

California voters will likely be asked next year whether to extend the Proposition 30 income taxes on the rich and whether to raise the minimum wage. But it's not yet clear if they’ll be asked those questions once – or twice.

Sacramento City Council Approves Plan To Increase Minimum Wage

October 28, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

Tensions were high during Tuesday night's Sacramento City Council meeting as hundreds turned out to protest a plan to increase the city's minimum wage. Two protesters were arrested for disturbing a public meeting. A modified proposal passed 6-3.

Group Pushing For Higher Sacramento Minimum Wage

July 15, 2015 | Steve Milne

A bill to hike California's hourly minimum wage may have stalled in the legislature after Gov. Jerry Brown's finance department announced its opposition earlier this month. But a local effort to raise the wage from $9 to $15 is still alive.

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