San Francisco, CANov 05, 2014

$15-An-Hour Wage Ballot Measure

“The initiative put on the ballot by SEIU gave a real thrust. Without that, we probably wouldn’t be here today. Let’s be clear about that.”
Jerry Brown, Governor of California

San Francisco became the second city to raise its wage to $15 after a ballot initiative in November of 2014. The state of California followed suit in 2016.

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