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2014

Gov. Brown names Berkeley lawyer and worker safety expert to head Cal/OSHA
San Jose Mercury News | December 4, 2014

Why couples move for a man’s job, but not a woman’s
Washington Post | November 28, 2014

The Fight for $15.37 an Hour: How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers' Minimum Wage
New York Times | November 22, 2014

OpEd: Do Politicians Love Kids?
New York Times | November 19, 2014

SF taxi drivers promise a repeat of airport protest
San Francisco Chronicle | November 19, 2014

Why childcare workers earn less than dog trainers
CBS Money Watch | November 18, 2014

Analysis: In quest for cash, investors ignore execs' misdeeds
San Francisco Chronicle | November 19, 2014

Tech isn't biggest S.F. industry; health care is
San Francisco Chronicle | November 18, 2014

L.A. wage hikes spark fierce debate
Los Angeles Times | October 24, 2014

Living on the bare minimum
Los Angeles Times | October 11, 2014

Op-Ed Raising the minimum wage: Would it help or hurt L.A.?
Los Angeles Times | October 11, 2014

Raising the minimum wage is common sense: Column
USA Today | October 9, 2014

L.A. business groups fear another defeat over minimum wage hike
Los Angeles Times | October 6, 2014

Los Angeles Minimum-Wage Boost Seen as Policy Test
Wall Street Journal | October 2, 2014

One step up and two steps back
The Berkeley Blog | October 2, 2014

'Fair Wage Folks' seek $12 minimum wage in Eureka
Eureka Times-Standard | September 4, 2014

Los Angeles joins the local movement to raise the minimum wage
Los Angeles Times | September 2, 2014

Garcetti calls for $13.25 minimum wage by 2017
Los Angeles Times | September 1, 2014

Los Angeles Mayor Considers a $13.25 Minimum Wage
Businessweek | August 29, 2014

Minimum Wage Hike Can Help Close San Francisco's Extreme Income Gap, Study Finds
Huffington Post | August 27, 2014

Minimum wage bump would help close wealth gap for 23% in S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle | August 27, 2014

Minimum wage initiative to benefit at least 172,000 San Diegans
SDNews.com | July 14, 2014

A Battle for Profits
East Bay Express | July 9, 2014

Ikea to raise its average minimum hourly wage to $10.76
Los Angeles Times | June 26, 2014

In San Jose, higher minimum wage pays benefits
USA Today | June 14, 2014

Minimum wage hike won't help many workers in S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle | June 14, 2014

Oakland confronts dueling minimum wage hikes
Oakland Tribune | June 13, 2014

Minimum wage boost creates positive effects, report shows
San Francisco Chronicle | June 13, 2014

Taking On Teacher Tenure Backfires
The New York Times | June 13, 2014

Cities are passing higher minimum wages – and leaving the suburbs further behind
The Washington Post | June 10, 2014

Seattle set to approve $15 minimum wage in 'historic victory' for workers
The Guardian | June 2, 2014

Lies the right wing tells
San Francisco Chronicle | May 9, 2014

In the U.S., Punishment Comes Before the Crimes
New York Times | April 29, 2014

What San Diego Can Learn From San Francisco's Minimum Wage Bump
Voice of San Diego | April 29, 2014

Losing Benefits Isn’t Prodding Unemployed Back to Work
FiveThirtyEight.com | April 14, 2014

A Quick Interview with Cal’s Michael Reich
The Monarch Review | April 9, 2014

Out of Work, Out of Benefits, and Running Out of Options
New York Times | April 3, 2014

The Rise of the Progressive City
The Nation | April 2, 2014

$2.13 an Hour? Why The Tipped Minimum Wage Has to Go
The Nation | March 31, 2014

NEW WHITE HOUSE REPORT: The Impact of Raising the Minimum Wage on Women and the Importance of Ensuring a Robust Tipped Minimum Wage
The White House | March 26, 2014

Richmond council moves forward on $12.30-per-hour minimum wage
San Jose Mercury News | March 18, 2014

Thumbs-up for $15-an-hour minimum wage in new S.F. poll
San Francisco Chronicle | March 16, 2014

Yet More G.O.P. Hypocrisy on the Minimum Wage
New York Times | March 12, 2014

The argument for increasing minimum wage
Chicago Tribune | March 3, 2014

Report: Minimum wage hike would cut food stamp spending by $4.6 billion a year
The Washington Post | March 5, 2014

Business and the Minimum Wage
New York Times | February 27, 2014

Local Policies That Work for Workers
New York Times | February 24, 2014

No, a Minimum-Wage Boost Won't Kill Jobs
Politico | February 21, 2014

Even Economists Cited By The CBO Disagree With Its Minimum Wage Report
The Huffington Post | February 19, 2014

Will Chattanooga workers vote in UAW?
San Francisco Chronicle | February 9, 2014

S.F. praised as model for U.S. on increasing minimum wage
San Francisco Chronicle | January 28, 2014

San Francisco's raise-the-pay experiment
San Francisco Chronicle | January 28, 2014

Upward Mobility Has Not Declined, Study Says
New York Times | January 23, 2014

San Francisco's Higher Minimum Wage Hasn't Hurt the Economy
Businessweek | January 22, 2014

2013

Supersize My Wage
New York Times | December 22, 2013

The Minimum We Can Do
New York Times | November 30, 2013

Caught in Unemployment’s Revolving Door
New York Times | November 16, 2013

BART strife, N.Y. mayor's race speak to unease
San Francisco Chronicle | October 29, 2013

Low Fast-Food Wages Come at High Public Cost, Reports Say
The Washington Post | October 15, 2013

Labor Groups Push for $15 Minimum Wage, Target Seattle-Area Airport
Reuters | October 6, 2013

Minimum-Wage Increase: Boost for Workers or Bane for Businesses?
Ventura County Star | August 03, 2013

Still Waiting for Change
Symposium Magazine | August 04, 2013

Super Size the Minimum Wage
Slate Magazine | July 31, 2013

Debate Over Raising Minimum Wage for City Workers Continues
The Daily Californian | July 30, 2013

Wal-Mart faceoff with DC fuels minimum wage debate
BusinessWeek | July 15, 2013

UC Berkeley to Guide Job-Training Reboot for Green Economy
UC Berkeley NewsCenter | June 17, 2013

Wage Hikes and Teen Employment: Wage Hike Offers Relief
Atlanta Journal-Constitution | June 4, 2013

Are U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Still Important to the Economy?
The Costco Connection | June 2013

State Should Follow S.F.'s Lead and Raise Minimum Wage, Says Lawmaker
San Francisco Public Press | May 15, 2013

KQED 2013 Asian Pacific American Local Heroes: Evelyn Nakano Glenn
KQED | May 4, 2013

A Study That Set the Tone for Austerity Is Challenged
New York Times | April 17, 2013

Economists Say City Minimum Wage Means Big Boost for Working Class
San Francisco Public Press | April 10, 2013

Making Ends Meet on the Minimum Wage
Washington Post | February 24, 2013

Should Minnesota Raise Minimum Wage? Yes.
StarTribune | February 23, 2013

Would a Minimum Wage Increase Reduce Poverty?
NBC | February 19, 2013

Analysis: Economists split on Obama's call to raise minimum wage
Reuters.com | February 13, 2013

Minimum wage hikes: Job killer or economic helper? Quinn rekindles debate
Chicago Tribune | February 7, 2013

The Great Migration
New York Times | January 25, 2013

2012

Tech Hiring Creates Other Jobs
San Francisco Chronicle | December 6, 2012

How fighting income inequality became Obama’s driving force
Washington Post | November 23, 2012

S.F. Tech Boom Spills Into Other Jobs
San Francisco Chronicle | November 26, 2012

Evidence is Mounting that Moderate Minimum Wages Can Do More Good than Harm
The Economist | November 24, 2012

UC Berkeley: "poor data" in Chamber minimum wage study
Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal | October 23, 2012

Where are the 'job creators'? A Labor Day conversation
UC Berkeley NewsCenter | August 30, 2012

Time to Raise the Minimum Wage
Economic Policy Institute | July 23, 2012

Vacation Sabotage: Don't Let It Happen to You!
San Francisco Chronicle | June 29, 2012

Solar Power Generating Social Change
New York Times | June 29, 2012

Minimum Wage For Restaurant Servers Remains Stagnant For 20 Years Under Industry Lobbying
The Huffington Post | June 2, 2012

Lawmakers Pushing to Tie California Minimum Wage to Consumer Price Index
Sacramento Bee | April 24, 2012

Student Activism as the Tip of the Spear: Raising the Minimum Wage in San Jose
The Nation | April 17, 2012

Raise the Minimum Wage
Bloomberg | April 16, 2012

For Two Economists, the Buffett Rule Is Just a Start
New York Times | April 16, 2012

Barry Eidlin (PhD Candidate, Sociology) was interviewed by Radio-Canada (Francophone), and discussed the current state of the U.S. labor movement
Radio-Canada (French) | February 5, 2012

Report: Golden years of blacks, Latinos more likely to be tarnished by poverty
CNN | February 23, 2012

Higher Minimum Wage Good For Workers, Economy
Hartford Courant | February 19, 2012

Does minimum wage boost help or hurt?
Illinois Times | February 9, 2012

Tipped workers hope for hike in sub-minimum wage
UPI | February 6, 2012

Does Right to Work Actually Lead to More Jobs?
American Prospect | February 6, 2012

Higher minimum wage in San Jose would boost the broader economy
Op-Ed by Sylvia Allegretto in the Mercury News | February 4, 2012

UC study says hybrid pensions would hurt lowest-paid workers
Sacramento Bee | February 3, 2012