旧金山成最低时薪全美最高城市,时间:2011-12-13 ,来源: 美联社
“旧金山生活工资联盟”(San Francisco Living Wage Coalition)的柯莱默(Karl Kramer)表示-
该市金融区的高档餐馆Palio D’Asti的老板,兼大厨施洛特(Daniel Scherotter)表示，最低时薪提高，意味着,侍者收入,将会增加;拿年薪的厨房雇员,将承受打击。如果提高菜单价格，餐馆的生意,会受影响,甚至关门。 经济衰退和工资上涨的双重打击，导致四年来,在他的厨房,裁员八人。
San Francisco into a city of the nation’s highest minimum wage, time :2011 -12-13, Source: Associated Press
From January 1, 2012, the San Francisco minimum wage will increase to $ 10 per hour 24 minutes, and the city become the first American, the minimum wage more than ten yuan of the city
The minimum wage – government regulations than California’s standard, high two yuan; standards than the federal government, about the high yuan.
San Francisco residents, in 2003, passed a bill requiring the city, according to a cost of living associated with inflation and the formula, each year, raising the minimum hourly wage standards. This is just the progress of this Gulf city camp, in a powerful union, the cost of housing in areas of high into the sky, that working-class support for another way.
“San Francisco Living Wage Coalition” (San Francisco Living Wage Coalition) the Kelai Mo (Karl Kramer) that –
In the city, a single adult without children the appropriate hourly wage is 15 yuan;
If at least one child, hourly wage, should be doubled.
Like other people who promote the increase in the minimum wage, he is still the United States for the San Francisco became the first minimum wage more than ten yuan of the city happy. He said: “In times of economic crisis, which helps to improve staff morale, so that they feel: you can ride out the storm, and in the recession, get some relief.”
San Francisco is the most appropriate wage striker, said most employees, the minimum wage, from 9.92 yuan, increased to 10.24 yuan, increased by only 32 points, they are still difficult to maintain life.
Some employers said that this may lead to small business layoffs, because the owners have to bear with federal, state, and city payroll tax, and other fees the city a heavy burden.
The city’s financial district, fine restaurants Palio D’Asti owner, and chef Shiluo Te (Daniel Scherotter) said the minimum wage increase, which means, the waiter income will increase; to take the annual salary of kitchen employees, will bear the blow . If you raise the menu prices, the restaurant business, will be affected, or even close. Economic recession and the double whammy of rising wages, leading to four years in his kitchen, lay off eight people.
He said that ordinary people may not know San Francisco, the employer must pay employees $ 1.23-1.85 per hour for health care costs, the city is 1.5% of California Payroll tax levied only cities and states: There are nine days of paid sick leave each year employees .
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce President and CEO of Falk (Steve Falk), said the city’s employers must pay workers the minimum wage for all taxes and fees, resulting in wage costs, other than Bay Area cities, 25-40% higher than .