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In San Jose, higher minimum wage had modest impact on diners’ tabs, none on jobs

What happened when the so-called Capitol of Silicon Valley raised the minimum wage for its low-wage workforce? Researchers take a look.

Source: In San Jose, higher minimum wage had modest impact on diners’ tabs, none on jobs

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Cities throughout Silicon Valley took steps to raise their minimum wages in 2015 – Silicon Valley Business Journal

This was a year of minimum wage increases, approval of increases and declarations of support in cities throughout the region.

Source: Cities throughout Silicon Valley took steps to raise their minimum wages in 2015 – Silicon Valley Business Journal

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A $15 Minimum Wage Is Sweeping The Nation | ThinkProgress

In 2014, the majority of states had minimum wages above $7.25. Now a $15 minimum wage is making significant headway.

Source: A $15 Minimum Wage Is Sweeping The Nation | ThinkProgress

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Mountain View city council votes to up minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2018 | KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News

A wage hike schedule that would see Mountain View’s minimum wage hit $15 an hour by 2018 has been approved by the city council. On a 5-2 vote, the council approved a plan that would see Mountain

Source: Mountain View city council votes to up minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2018 | KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News

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Palo Alto City Council Committee recommends $15 minimum wage by 2018 – Silicon Valley Business Journal

Take a look at what’s next for the city’s fight for $15, after the city council’s Policy and Services Committee endorsed the goal to raise the minimum wage to that hourly level by 2018.

Source: Palo Alto City Council Committee recommends $15 minimum wage by 2018 – Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Sunnyvale follows Mountain View’s lead, targets $15 minimum wage – Silicon Valley Business Journal

The South Bay city will raise its mandatory hourly pay to $10.30 per hour in January, 2015, in line with neighboring San Jose and target additional region-wide pay increases by 2018.

Source: Sunnyvale follows Mountain View’s lead, targets $15 minimum wage – Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Mountain View City Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage | NBC Bay Area

Thousands of employees in the South Bay will soon be getting a raise.

Source: Mountain View City Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage | NBC Bay Area

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Silicon Valley minimum wage workers feeling the bite of Bay Area inflation – Silicon Valley Business Journal

San Jose minimum wage workers are set to lose $900 in 2016 because of a small change made in 2012 to the city’s wage law.

Source: Silicon Valley minimum wage workers feeling the bite of Bay Area inflation – Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Google Inc’s Silicon Valley hometown Mountain View targets $15 minimum wage – Silicon Valley Business Journal

The Mountain View city council has approved a minimum wage hike to $10.30 per hour beginning July 1, 2015. But the city also took an additional step to target a higher $15 an hour minimum wage by 2018.

Source: Google Inc’s Silicon Valley hometown Mountain View targets $15 minimum wage – Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Mountain View hikes minimum wage to $15 by 2018 – Silicon Valley Business Journal

The formal action by the city council is the latest in a wave of changes to minimum wage laws around the region.

Source: Mountain View hikes minimum wage to $15 by 2018 – Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Silicon Valley minimum wage workers feeling the bite of Bay Area inflation – Silicon Valley Business Journal

San Jose minimum wage workers are set to lose $900 in 2016 because of a small change made in 2012 to the city’s wage law.

Source: Silicon Valley minimum wage workers feeling the bite of Bay Area inflation – Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Silicon Valley minimum wage workers feeling the bite of Bay Area inflation – Silicon Valley Business Journal

San Jose minimum wage workers are set to lose $900 in 2016 because of a small change made in 2012 to the city’s wage law.

Source: Silicon Valley minimum wage workers feeling the bite of Bay Area inflation – Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Raise the Wage San Jose | A New Minimum Wage for a Renewed Economy Starts at $10/hr

Source: Raise the Wage San Jose | A New Minimum Wage for a Renewed Economy Starts at $10/hr

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Silicon Valley takes regional approach to raising minimum wage

KGO – Individual cities around the Bay Area have chosen to raise the minimum wage, but in the Silicon Valley there is a regional approach to paying workers more.

Source: Silicon Valley takes regional approach to raising minimum wage

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Silicon Valley takes regional approach to raising minimum wage | abc7news.com

Individual cities around the Bay Area have chosen to raise the minimum wage, but in the Silicon Valley there is a regional approach to paying workers more.

Source: Silicon Valley takes regional approach to raising minimum wage | abc7news.com

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Report: Wages in Santa Clara County 60 percent higher than national average | abc7news.com

According to the just released report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics from May of last year, workers in Santa Clara County earn on average $36.43 an hour. That’s 60% above the U.S. average.

Source: Report: Wages in Santa Clara County 60 percent higher than national average | abc7news.com

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Santa Clara County supervisors consider raising city’s minimum wage to $11 an hour | abc7news.com

The city of Santa Clara is moving forward with a minimum wage increase, but some people are concerned it will drive business out of the city.

Source: Santa Clara County supervisors consider raising city’s minimum wage to $11 an hour | abc7news.com

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Silicon Valley’s Minimum Wage Success Story | Al Jazeera America

Businesses concerned with minimum wage increases need look no further than tech’s capital

Source: Silicon Valley’s Minimum Wage Success Story | Al Jazeera America

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California minimum wage hits $9 on July 1; Silicon Valley workers get a raise – Silicon Valley Business Journal

Low-wage workers in most Silicon Valley cities will see slightly bigger paychecks after a July 1 increase in California’s minimum wage to $9 an hour from the $8 an hour set in 2008.

Source: California minimum wage hits $9 on July 1; Silicon Valley workers get a raise – Silicon Valley Business Journal

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In San Jose, higher minimum wage pays benefits

San Jose has boosted its minimum hourly wage from $8 to $10.15 since last year, making it a possible testing ground for a proposed increase in the federal pay floor.

Source: In San Jose, higher minimum wage pays benefits

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Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2018 | News | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto joined a regional trend Tuesday when a City Council committee endorsed a minimum wage of $15 per hour starting in 2018.

Source: Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2018 | News | Palo Alto Online |

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Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2018 | News | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto joined a regional trend Tuesday when a City Council committee endorsed a minimum wage of $15 per hour starting in 2018.

Source: Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2018 | News | Palo Alto Online |

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Palo Alto prepares to raise minimum wage | News | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto is a relative latecomer when it comes to establishing a minimum wage, but a new proposal that the City Council is set to discuss Monday, Aug. 24, looks to place the city ahead of the regional pack.

Source: Palo Alto prepares to raise minimum wage | News | Palo Alto Online |

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Labor union SEIU-United Health Workers West gathered 366,000 signatures for minimum wage initiative to boost pay to $15 an hour – San Francisco Business Times

SEIU-United Health Workers West announced they have the 336,000 signatures needed to place on the November 2016 ballot an initiative to raise the state minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Source: Labor union SEIU-United Health Workers West gathered 366,000 signatures for minimum wage initiative to boost pay to $15 an hour – San Francisco Business Times

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Palo Alto: Council sets minimum wage at $11 – San Jose Mercury News

Minimum wage workers in Palo Alto can look forward to a pay raise come Jan. 1 after the City Council approved a wage hike Monday for the first time in the city’s history.

Source: Palo Alto: Council sets minimum wage at $11 – San Jose Mercury News

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