Sylvia Allegretto

UC Berkeley

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Labor economist and co-chair of the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics at the University of California, Berkeley

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The fight for a fair wage continues in 2016, when the state will raise its minimum wage once again, to $10 an hour.

Changes to California Minimum Wage and Wage Equality Laws

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Recent moves by Gap and IKEA to raise wages for workers have been heralded as a step toward a living wage for all.

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