Underpaid workers on both coasts won major pay raises to $15/hour this month:
Milwaukie, OR – The City Council in Milwaukie, Ore., unanimously approved a pay raise for all city workers to $15/hour.
Mountain View and Berkeley, CA – Workers won $15/hour, following San Francisco, Sunnyvale, and Palo Alto.
Pittsburgh, PA – Mayor Bill Peduto issued an executive order that will require city employees to be paid at least $15 an hour and a call for legislation requiring city contractors to pay the same minimum wages.
Syracuse, NY – Mayor Stephanie Miner announced that she is raising wages for all city workers to $15/hour, effective immediately.
Buffalo, NY – Mayor Byron Brown announced that he is raising city workers’ pay to $15.
Albany, NY – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that he would establish a $15 minimum wage for all state workers, making New York the first state to set such a high wage for its public employees.
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