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San Francisco Could Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour



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    While Congress is fighting over increasing the minimum wage to $10, one Bay Area city might raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour.

    Labor activists in San Francisco are pushing to raise the city's minimum wage to $15.

    They plan to to file the paperwork Monday, which would put the proposal on the ballot in November.

    A recent poll showed about 60 percent of voters support the proposal. If it passes, San Francisco would have the highest minimum wage in the country.

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