living wage

Jerry Brown

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.

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

$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.

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

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.