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Emeryville Considers a 'Pause' on Minimum Wage Hike

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    Emeryville Considers a 'Pause' on Minimum Wage Hike

    Emeryville city leaders on Tuesday night voted in favor of advancing a "pause" ordinance on the city's scheduled minimum wage increase after the results of a study showed local restaurants struggling and threatening to leave. Cheryl Hurd reports. (Published Tuesday, May 21, 2019)

    Emeryville city leaders on Tuesday night voted in favor of a "pause" ordinance on the city's scheduled minimum wage increase after the results of a study showed local restaurants struggling and threatening to leave.

    Emeryville's minimum hourly wage is scheduled to rise from $15 to $16.30 effective July 1. The pause ordinance will have a second reading before taking effect.

    Cheryl Hurd has the full report in the above video.

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