San Francisco sake of U.S. cities with the highest minimum wage, time :2011 -12-06,
San Francisco Mayor Li Mengxian announced that from January 1 next year, San Francisco’s minimum wage, from $ 9.92, raised to $ 10.24 per hour increase $ 0.32 San Francisco became the first U.S. minimum wage is more than $ 10 cities.
If calculated according to 40 hours a week, add $ 0.32 per hour, annual revenue $ 665.
Li Mengxian said in a statement, the increase in the minimum wage to help low-income workers and protect them against inflation, the consumer, at the same time, to stimulate local economic recovery.
Beginning this month, San Francisco 45000 registered company to implement the new minimum wage send notices and ask the owners of these in English, Chinese, Spanish and other language specified in the different notices posted in the workplace so that employees understand .
In November 2003, San Francisco voters passed a proposal in each of the previous year, San Francisco – Oakland – San Jose, the three major urban areas will be the consumer price index, as a basis for wage adjustment. Currently, the U.S. federal minimum hourly wage of $ 7.25, the California minimum wage of $ 8. Together with San Francisco in the next year beginning January 1, adjust the minimum wage, as well as Washington, Florida, Arizona and other eight states. Washington adjusted $ 9.04 minimum wage, minimum wage in Arizona $ 7.65. San Francisco to $ 10.24 out the highest.
In home care, catering, cleaning and retail, in hours of salaried workers, increase the minimum hourly wage necessary for a sense of comfort there are concerns. Although only a few hundred dollars extra income for many families rely on hourly earnings, against the high cost of living in San Francisco, there is still a positive role. Employees are also worried about – the additional income, because the owners take pay cuts in disguise against rising operating costs, while remaining the same, for example, reduction of working hours, or reduce staff, or work overtime to compensatory leave, overtime pay without replacement.
In the current economic downturn, adjust the minimum wage, so that some small business owners worry about the San Francisco complain. Owners to worry about – raising the minimum hourly wage, so that some have more than minimum wage employees, but also rising wage demands. Some complain – operating costs, resulting in the same industry for the nearby city contracts, uncompetitive. Some of the owners in order to reduce operating costs, simply to take to reduce employee benefits, reducing paid holidays, full-time employees will become contractual employees.
旧金山成全美国最低时薪最高的城市, 时间:2011-12-06 ,旧金山市长李孟贤宣布，明年1月1日起，旧金山的最低时薪,将从9.92美元,上调至10.24美元，每小时增加0.32美元，旧金山成为美国第一个最低时薪超过10美元的城市。