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January 22, 2019

On This Day in 1826
Indian field hands at San Juan Capistrano mission refused to work, engaging in what was probably the first farm worker strike in California.
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Surprise! Minimum-Wage Hike Helps Workers After All
Updated On: Nov 09, 2018
Nov. 8, 2018 | WAGES | Remember last year when a gaggle of University of Washington economists proclaimed that Seattle's new $15 minimum-wage law was creating all sorts of havoc with the local economy? Their report contended that Seattle employers, now forced by law to pay minimum-wage employees 15 bucks an hour, had cut back the hours their workers worked, so instead of gaining wages they actually took a 6.6 percent cut. Now a year later these same economists are backtracking… The Cap Times
 
 
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