California Lawmakers OK Highest-In-Nation $15 Hourly Minimum Wage, Send To GovernorThe California State Senate has approved the minimum wage bill by a 26-12 vote. It passed the Assembly earlier by a 48-26 vote.
State Assembly OKs $15/Hour Minimum WageThe California Assembly has green-lighted a plan that would create the highest statewide minimum wage in the nation of $15 an hour by 2022.
Analyst: Wage Hike Would Cost California Taxpayers $3.6BA legislative analysis says raising the minimum wage in California to the highest statewide level in the nation would eventually cost taxpayers an additional $3.6 billion a year in higher pay for government employees.
California's $15/Hour Wage Could Help Workers, Cost JobsA political deal to raise California's minimum wage to a nation-leading $15 an hour could help some workers cope with the state's crushing cost of living but also deprive other low-wage earners of jobs altogether, economists said as Gov. Jerry Brown and other leaders touted what would be a landmark agreement.
California Minimum Wage Bill Likely Stalled For YearThe Assembly Appropriations Committee did not take up SB3 by Democratic Sen. Mark Leno of San Francisco on Thursday, the last day to send bills out.
California Senate Approves Another Minimum Wage HikeThe California Senate has approved a plan to again raise California's minimum wage, lifting it to $13 an hour in 2017, then tied to the rate of inflation after that.
State Senator Pushing For $13 Minimum Wage Before First IncreaseBy July, those making $9 an hour and working 40 hours per week would be taking home $301 after taxes. Under the Leno bill, that same employee would earn $422 a week—$121 more for the same job.
Governor Signs Bill Hiking California Minimum WageGov. Jerry Brown has put his signature on a bill that will hike California's minimum wage to $10 an hour within three years.
Calif. Assembly Passes Bill To Raise Minimum WageMinimum-wage workers in California would see their first raises in six years under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Thursday.
Proposed CA Minimum Wage Hike Draws Mixed ReactionsSome lawmakers are making a new push to raise the minimum wage in California, but businesses owners are pushing back.