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Posted inCity

Mayor to focus on downtown, Telegraph, bike sharing, minimum wage, at State of the City address Wednesday

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates will deliver his State of the City address Wednesday at Berkeley City College. Photo: Courtesy of Mayor Tom Bates Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates will focus on four topics Wednesday in his State of the City address: the renaissance of downtown, proposals to raise the minimum wage, the bike sharing program that is […]

Posted inOpinion

Op-ed: It’s time to lift the floor for all workers in Berkeley

[Editor’s note: The city of Berkeley is considering raising its minimum wage with an eye toward related policy changes in San Francisco. In his recommendation to the city’s Labor Commission, which has been studying the issue, Mayor Tom Bates asked the panel to consider setting special rules for tipped workers that could potentially grant an exception to the […]

Posted inOpinion

Op-ed: As a restaurant owner I question minimum wage process

[Editor’s Note: The city of Berkeley is considering raising its minimum wage with an eye toward related policy changes in San Francisco. In his recommendation to the city’s Labor Commission, which has been studying the issue, Mayor Tom Bates asked the panel to consider setting special rules for tipped workers that could potentially grant an exception […]