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Posted inBusiness

Berkeley council puts off minimum wage vote to Nov. 10

Labor advocates and workers rallied outside Tuesday night’s Berkeley City Council meeting in favor of increasing the minimum wage. Photo: Mary Flaherty Labor advocates and workers rallied outside Tuesday night’s Berkeley City Council meeting in favor of increasing the minimum wage. Photo: Mary Flaherty The Berkeley City Council voted late Tuesday night to hold off […]

Posted inBusiness, City

Berkeley City Council to consider $19 minimum wage

The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce held a meeting Monday for local businesses regarding the minimum wage increase proposal from the Labor Commission that’s set to go before council Tuesday night. Photo: Emilie Raguso The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce held a meeting Monday for local businesses regarding the minimum wage increase proposal from the Labor Commission […]

Posted inBusiness, Opinion

Op-ed: Minimum wage plan is raising bar too far, too fast

A poster produced by the Berkeley Small Business Alliance The Berkeley Small Business Alliance supports the need to raise the minimum wage in Berkeley. There is a longstanding history of support for small business in Berkeley as evidenced by its lack of corporate retailers and big-box stores. Berkeley residents are known for their devotion to […]