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California Gov. Jerry Brown lifts a signed bill creating highest statewide minimum wage at $15 an hour by 2022 at the Ronald Reagan building in Los Angeles, Monday, April 4, 2016. California and New York acted Monday to gradually push their statewide minimum wages to $15 an hour, the highest …

6 Terrible California Bills Jerry Brown Should Veto

Here’s just a sampling of some very bad California bills that were passed (there were a lot more). Unfortunately, every one of these bills drew some GOP support. In some cases that support made the difference in passing.

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

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.

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Supreme Court: Home-Care Workers Get Overtime

Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts signed an order paving the way for two million home-care workers to be eligible for minimum wages and overtime pay.