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2016

San Jose: Advocates push to raise minimum wage sooner than state
The Mercury News | April 18, 2016

KaloBios distances itself from 'pharma bro' ex-CEO Martin Shkreli
San Francisco Chronicle | April 11, 2016

Netsy Firestein Joins the Center for American Progress as Senior Fellow
Center for American Progress | April 8, 2016

Why a $15 minimum wage won't unleash jobs Armageddon
The Week | April 6, 2016

How the $15 Minimum Wage Went From Laughable to Viable
The New York Times | April 1, 20

New York's Path to $15 Minimum Wage: Uneven, and Bumpy
The New York Times | April 1, 2016

California minimum wage: Assembly committee approves historic wage hike to $15 an hour
San Jose Mercury News | March 30, 2016

California Plan Marks Major Test of $15 Pay Floor
The Wall Street Journal | March 29, 2016

California looks to set a $15-an-hour minimum wage, raising the floor while others add ceilings
The Washington Post | March 28, 2016

Should job seekers really move to greener pastures?
The Week | March 24, 2016

Politics and Policy Favor a $15 Minimum Wage in New York
The New York Times | March 22, 2016

Cuomo's proposal for $15 minimum wage deserves support (Commentary)
Syracuse.com | March 16, 2016

Bernie Sanders says Walmart heirs are wealthier than bottom 40 percent of Americans
PolitiFact | March 14, 2016

Michael Reich: A $15 wage won't cost New York jobs
NY Daily News | March 11, 2016

Economists: $15 wage would help 3 million New Yorkers
Newsday | March 10, 2016

More Money Really Does Make Schools Better
Bloomberg View | March 4, 2016

Want to Be Seen As a Leader? Get Some Muscle.
Haas Now | March 4, 2016

How Do You Fix Schools? Maybe Just Give Them More Money.
Slate's Moneybox | February 23, 2016

Not clear whether wage increases drive automation
American Public Media's Marketplace | January 20, 2016

Backers of $15 minimum wage submit signatures to get on ballot
San Francisco Chronicle | January 19, 2016

Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association press items

The Future Of Unions
Capital Public Radio | January 12, 2016

A labor economist explains why Friedrichs v. California Teachers case matters
Al Jazeera America | January 11, 2016

A labor economist explains why Friedrichs v. California Teachers case matters
89.3 KPCC | January 11, 2016

2015

Michael Reich named in "The 10 Most Influential People in Los Angeles in 2015"
LA Weekly | December 21, 2015

'Are Local Minimum Wages Absorbed by Price Increases?'
Economist's View | December 9, 2015

Del. case over restaurant wages could go national
The News Journal | September 25, 2015

Big Tech has Become Way too Powerful
The New York Times | September 18, 2015

Researchers talk about gentrification and displacement
Berkeley News | August 27, 2015

More gentrification, displacement in Bay Area forecast
Berkeley News | August 24, 2015

Is Amazon's hard-charging workplace exploitative?
Los Angeles Times | August 20, 2015

What a $15 Minimum Wage Would Mean for Your City
The New York Times | August 12, 2015

Will Raising the Minimum Wage Raise Rents Too?
Governing | August 10, 2015

Does raising the minimum wage lead to higher rents?
Philliy Voice | August 6, 2015

Talk gets serious about a new minimum wage for Sacramento
Sacramento Business Journal | August 6, 2015

Fight For $15: Fast-Food Industry Cries Discrimination Over $15 Minimum Wages
International Business Times | July 28, 2015

Raising Floor for Minimum Wage Pushes Economy Into the Unknown
The New York Times | July 26, 2015

400 turn out for LI hearing on fast-food wage increase
Newsday | June 18, 2015

$13 an hour by 2017? California joins minimum wage battle with new bill
Orange County Register | June 3, 2015

Los Angeles Raises Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour
The New York Times | May 19, 2015

Bay Area Cities Weigh Costs, Benefits of Minimum Wage Increases
KQED, Forum | May 8, 2015

2015’s Hardest Working Cities in America
Wallet Hub | March, 2015

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
The New York Times | November 22, 2014

OpEd: Do Politicians Love Kids?
The 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, a minimum wage increase and falling unemployment
Daily Kos | June 16, 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
The 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
The 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
The 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
The New York Times | February 27, 2014

Local Policies That Work for Workers
The 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
The New York Times | January 23, 2014

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