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Capital Public Radio File

Sacramento-Area Wages Higher Than National Average

May 16, 2018 | Steve Milne

Sacramento-area workers earn 9 percent more than the national average according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which released its annual employment and wage data Wednesday.

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Sacramento Housing Affordability Continues To Decline

March 29, 2018 | Steve Milne

It's getting even harder to buy a home in Sacramento County. New data lend credence to one major cause: more people are moving to the area from higher-cost coastal markets.

Home Affordability In Sacramento County At Nine Year Low

June 29, 2017 | Steve Milne

Sacramento County's median home price was $318,000 in the second-quarter of this year, helping to sink the affordability index even further. Analysts say affordability is the lowest it's been since the first quarter of 2008.

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Sacramento Home Prices Still Outpacing Wage Growth

March 30, 2017 | Steve Milne

Home prices continue to outpace wage growth in Sacramento County. The median sales price in the first-quarter was about $293,000, up six percent from a year ago. While wages only went up five percent.

UC Davis Employees Participate In Statewide Strike

January 10, 2017 | Sally Schilling

Many employees at UC Davis and the UC Davis Medical Center are striking Tuesday as part of a statewide day of action across all UC campuses.

Sacramento Area Home Prices Continue To Outpace Wages

September 29, 2016 | Steve Milne

This won't be news to people struggling to buy a home. But new data show housing affordability in the four-county Sacramento area is getting worse.

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Report: Wages Not Keeping Up With Home Prices

June 23, 2016 | Steve Milne

A new report finds that home prices continue to outpace wage growth throughout the country - including the Sacramento region.

Report: Home Prices Outpacing Wage Growth

March 24, 2016 | Steve Milne

New data show Sacramento County homes prices increased by 6 percent in the first quarter of this year compared to a year ago. During the same period, wages went up by only 2 percent. The numbers appear in RealtyTrac's "Home Affordability Index."

Courtesy of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Report: Sacramento Wages 10 Percent Higher Than Nation

June 24, 2015 | Steve Milne

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today said the average worker in the Sacramento area earns 10 percent above the U.S. average. BLS also says probation officers and correctional treatment specialists make more in Sacramento than other U.S. cities.

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State Government

Bill Allowing Liens to Recover Unpaid Wages Passes California Legislative Committee

April 23, 2014 | Max Pringle

California employees owed back wages would be able to place a lien on their former employer’s property under a bill that cleared the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee Wednesday.

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