The Fight for $20 and a Union: Another California Minimum Wage Earthquake?

BeyondChron | January 24, 2022

CA is Leader in Higher Wage Movement

California is the epicenter for a nationwide grassroots movement to raise the wage floor for American workers. On January 1st, the state set $15 an hour as the floor for large employers and $14 an hour for small ones (rising to $15 for all in 2023). Meanwhile, thirty-nine California cities and counties have established higher rates, with Emeryville the highest at $17.13 an hour and most well above $15.

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