living wage

Sacramento Democrats Push to Expand Farmworker Overtime

Despite the minimum wage for farmworkers jumping from $8 to $10 since June 2014, Sacramento Democrats are going all-in to capture additional overtime pay for farmworkers during the countdown to the 2016 election.

Migrant workers harvest strawberries at a farm March 13, 2013 near Oxnard, California.

Guardian: Living Wage Causing Employers To Cut Perks, Hours And Pay

The Guardian has admitted the so-called “living wage” is causing employers to cut perks, hours and even pay to some employees: From fish factories in Grimsby to coffee shops in central London and even Waitrose supermarkets, workers across the country


Business and Jerry Brown Oppose CA $15 Wage Initiative

With 42 percent of U.S. workers making less than $15 an hour, the union-led “living wage initiative” that just qualified for the California ballot in November is generating opposition from business — and Governor Jerry Brown.

The Associated Press

$15 Minimum Wage Coming to Santa Monica

The City of Santa Monica’s City Council voted on Tuesday night to approve a minimum wage ordinance that, if approved when it is presented for a second time in two weeks, would raise minimum wage for most businesses to $15 an hour by the year 2020.

Santa Monica from the air (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Bold: Irvine Dumps $13.34-per-Hour ‘Living Wage’

The Irvine City Council voted 4 to 1 to begin dumping an eight-year-old “Living Wage” ordinance on Wednesday night that forces most of the city’s thousands of contractors to pay all employees at least $13.34 an hour.

Great Park Irvine (Joe Wolf / Flickr / CC / Cropped)