Richmond approves $13 minimum wage, potentially state’s highest – San Jose Mercury News

Richmond approves $13 minimum wage, potentially state’s highest – San Jose Mercury News.

Contra Costa Times

RICHMOND — The City Council took its latest stab at implementing a local minimum wage hike this week, unanimously agreeing to phase in an increase to $13 by 2018 and link the wage to inflation thereafter.

But the new minimum wage hike schedule, which is expected to be formally adopted later this month and start at $9.60 on Jan. 1, includes two key exemptions that were opposed by labor leaders…

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Richmond City Council. Photo from ABC Local.
http://postnewsgroup.com/blog/2014/03/21/richmond-council-votes-minimum-wage-increase/

 

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